Latino Americans

Macario Garcia

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 20s

Private Macario Garcia received the medal of honor for heroics during World War II. When he returned home to Texas he was refused service at a local diner because he was Mexican.

Aired: 09/23/13

Rating: NR

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