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Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.


Season 1
Episode 6
Takes viewers through the past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami...
Season 1
Episode 5
Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity, as labor leaders organize farm...
Season 1
Episode 4
Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic...
Season 1
Episode 3
Moves into the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their...
Season 1
Episode 2
Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that...
Season 1
Episode 1
Explores the period from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America,...


Upcoming Episodes

Mon 9/16, 1:00pm
Foreigners In Their Own Land

Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-...

Mon 9/16, 2:00pm
Empire of Dreams

See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New...