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Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande

Special | 19m 10s

The first American Revolution occurred along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico when the Pueblo Indians broke from the Spanish Empire. The 1680 Pueblo Revolt has shaped the deeply contested territories of the US-Mexico borderlands even today. Native and Chicano narrators recall this living history through humor, music and cartoons.

Aired: 09/14/14

Rating: NR

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