Empire of Dreams (#102)
See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This series tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. The series covers the 1500s to the present day.
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These episodes of Latino Americans aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Pride and Prejudice/Peril and Promise (#105)
- War and Peace/The New Latinos (#103)
- Foreigners in Their Own Land/Empire of Dreams (#101)