Latino Americans


  • Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

    Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity
  • Episode 4: The New Latinos

    Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic
  • Episode 3: War and Peace

    Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.
  • Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

    Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of immigrants
  • Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land

    Explores the period from 1565-1880.

About Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.