Latino Americans

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams Trailer

Preview: Episode 2 | 2m 37s

Widespread immigration to the U.S. from Latin countries begins – first with a small group from Cuba, then a larger one from Mexico. The U.S. helps liberate Cuba, and seizes Puerto Rico, in the brief Spanish American War; With the onset of the Great Depression, Immigrants encouraged in the 20s are deported en masse in the 30s.

Aired: 09/16/13

Rating: NR

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A Spanish language video page can be viewed here. Funding for LATINO AMERICANS is provided by CPB, PBS, Ford Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and The Summerlee Foundation