Voces on PBS
Tales of Masked Men (#101)
Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. Simultaneously, lucha libre is contributing a lasting cultural idiom to America's pop culture landscape. [56 minutes]
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Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part... 00:31
Las Azaleas are a gutsy team of women rodeo riders vying to represent the US at the National Charro Championships in... 00:31
In 1961, in the heady first days of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro asked three visionary architects to build the... 00:31
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