Extras

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Dolores Huerta

Latino Americans

Dolores Huerta

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

Dolores Huerta

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Latino Americans

Carlos Vaquerano

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

Carlos Vaquerano

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Latino Americans

Maria Elena Salinas

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

Maria Elena Salinas

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Latino Americans

Voter Mobilization in Texas

The Chicano movement changed the political landscape of Texas, and America.

Voter Mobilization in Texas

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Latino Americans

Immigration at the Crossroads

Many immigrants have children who are U.S. Citizens

Immigration at the Crossroads

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Latino Americans

Los Angeles Walk Out

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

Los Angeles Walk Out

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Latino Americans

Farmworkers Strike

Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta lead the farmworkers strike in California

Farmworkers Strike

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Latino Americans

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

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

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

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Latino Americans

Immigration and Education

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

Immigration and Education

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Guy Gabaldon

Latino Americans

Guy Gabaldon

Guy Gabaldon was a Mexican-American U.S. Marine who captured 1500 Japanese during WWII

Guy Gabaldon

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Gustavo Perez Firmat

Latino Americans

Gustavo Perez Firmat

Gustavo Perez Firmat left Cuba in 1960 at age 11.

Gustavo Perez Firmat

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Latino Americans

Puerto Rico to New York

In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rico to New York

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Latino Americans

G.I. Forum

Garcia's friendship with LBJ helped Kennedy carry Texas with his Viva Kennedy clubs.

G.I. Forum

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Latino Americans

Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia was a Mexican-American doctor who dedicated his life to help veterans.

Hector Garcia

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Eligio Pena

Latino Americans

Eligio Pena

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic who fled the civil war and settled in New York

Eligio Pena

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Latino Americans

El Dorado

The Capo family starts their own furniture business in Little Havana, Miami

El Dorado

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Latino Americans

Cuban Exodus

Luis and Carlos Capo remember leaving Cuba for the United States in Fall of 1966

Cuban Exodus

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Macario Garcia

Latino Americans

Macario Garcia

Private Macario Garcia was the first Hispanic to receive the medal of honor

Macario Garcia

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

Latino Americans

Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

Race and Ethnicity increasingly became a source of conflict for Puerto Ricans in New York.

Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Herman Badillo

Latino Americans

Herman Badillo

Herman Badillo was the first Puerto Rican to be elected to U.S. Representative.

Herman Badillo

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Latino Americans

Julia Alvarez

A Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist.

Julia Alvarez

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Latino Americans

Jose Marti

Jose Marti led an uprising against the Spanish government in Cuba

Jose Marti

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Latino Americans

Latino Americans Series Teaser

LATINO AMERICANS is a three-part, six-hour documentary series that airs Sept. 17 at 8pm

Latino Americans Series Teaser

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