War and Peace/The New Latinos (#103)
War and Peace - Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands - yet still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights in the United States.
The New Latinos - Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities. [116 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.
Foreigners In Their Own Land (#101)
The first Spanish explorers in North America and the US expansion in the Southwest are examined. [115 minutes]
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]
War and Peace (#103)
Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country. [116 minutes]
The New Latinos (#104)
Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities. [56 minutes]
Labor leaders organize farm workers in California and activists push for education opportunities. [76 minutes]
Peril and Promise (#106)
The debate over undocumented immigrants and the Latino influence on sports and media are explored. [56 minutes]