The series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 1500 s to present day. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread.
Latino Americans relies on historical accounts and personal experiences to vividly tell the stories of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; and of anguish and celebration, from the millions of people who come to the U.S. from Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, and countries in Central and South America.
Latino Americans is driven by the human dramas of individuals struggles and triumphs, successes and disappointments, featuring interviews with close to 100 Latinos from the worlds of politics, business, military, academia, literature, and pop culture, as well as deeply personal portraits of Latinos who lived through key chapters in American history.
LATINO AMERICANS is the story of the gradual construction of a new American identity that connects and empowers millions of people today. This DVD features Descriptive Video for the Visually Impaired This DVD features a Spanish Audio Track (SAP) This DVD features subtitles in Spanish and English (SDH)