Latino Americans

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with WGBH

Actor Benjamin Bratt narrates this landmark six-hour series, the first major television documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States and have become the country’s largest minority group.


An actor portrays Juan Seguín, a political and military figure of the Texas Revolution and Republic of Texas, in the first of a six-hour series to chronicle the rich history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape the United States.

 

Survey the history of the Latino people, from the first Spanish explorers to enter North America, to the Mexican-American War. Learn how Latino Americans serve their country in WWII, yet still face discrimination at home. And review the years when Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominicans seek economic opportunities in the U.S.

 

 

Prejudice and Pride; Peril and Promise

Prejudice and Pride; Peril and Promise

Latino Americans

120 min.

War and Peace; The New Latinos

War and Peace; The New Latinos

Latino Americans

120 min.

Empire of Dreams

Empire of Dreams

Latino Americans

Part 2 of 6. "Empire of Dreams."

60 min.

Foreigners in Their Own Land

Foreigners in Their Own Land

Latino Americans

Part 1 of 6. "Foreigners in Their Own Land."

60 min.

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