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Latino Americans

Cuban Exodus

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Luis and Carlos Capo left Cuba for the United States with their father in 1966, fleeing Castro and leaving their mother and three younger brothers behind. After being detained by the border patrol their journey brought them to Miami.

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Latino Americans

Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity

55:16

Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

55:16

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Latino Americans

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

Takes viewers through the past 30 years of immigration and transformation

55:06

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

55:06

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Latino Americans

Episode 3: War and Peace

Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.

55:16

Episode 3: War and Peace

55:16

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Latino Americans

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

55:44

Episode 4: The New Latinos

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Carlos Vaquerano

Latino Americans

Carlos Vaquerano

By the late 1970s Central America became a battleground of the cold war.

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Carlos Vaquerano

11:04

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Latino Americans

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta, along with Cesar Chavez co-founded the United Farm Workers

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Dolores Huerta

1:26

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Latino Americans

Farmworkers Strike

Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta lead the farmworkers strike in California

16:20

Farmworkers Strike

16:20

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Latino Americans

Immigration and Education

Education of Latino Youth should be the concern of all Americans.

6:16

Immigration and Education

6:16

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Latino Americans

Immigration at the Crossroads

Many immigrants have children who are U.S. Citizens

1:55

Immigration at the Crossroads

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

Latino Americans

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

If HR4437 passed the senate 12 million undocumented immigrants would have been 'felons'

3:44

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

3:44

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Los Angeles Walk Out

Latino Americans

Los Angeles Walk Out

In 1968 Sal Castro organized the East Los Angeles high school walkouts

11:04

Los Angeles Walk Out

11:04

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Latino Americans

Maria Elena Salinas

Maria Elena Salinas has co-anchored Noticero Univision since 1988.

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Maria Elena Salinas

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Latino Americans

Episode 6: Peril and Promise Trailer

From Cuba a second wave of refugees to United States – the Mariel exodus – floods Miami

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Episode 6: Peril and Promise Trailer

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Latino Americans

Episode 3: War and Peace Trailer

Service during the war allows Latinos to make unprecedented gains in civil rights

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Episode 3: War and Peace Trailer

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Latino Americans

Episode 4: The New Latinos Trailer

New waves of immigration bring people from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

3:05

Episode 4: The New Latinos Trailer

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Latino Americans

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

Manifest Destiny pushes the U.S west into the Mexican territories of the South West

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

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