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Premiering in 2013, The Latino Americans was 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.

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land

Explores the period from 1565-1880.

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of immigrants.

Episode 3: War and Peace

Episode 3: War and Peace

Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic.

Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride

Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

Takes viewers through the past 30 years of immigration and transformation

PROFILES

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan discusses her Cuban heritage and how it is an influence on her music.

Latino Ballplayers Join the Major Leagues

Latino Ballplayers Join the Major Leagues

Roberto Clemente was a role model for Latinos in the United States.

Miguel Antonio Otero

Miguel Antonio Otero

Otero was appointed Governor of the territory of New Mexico by Pres. McKinley

‘New American Girls’- Kassandra
PBS

‘New American Girls’- Kassandra

Despite being undocumented, Kassandra was the first in her family to graduate high school.

‘New American Girls’- Lorella
PBS

‘New American Girls’- Lorella

Inspired by other DREAMers, Lorella forms a student group trying to change tuition law.

Irma
PBS Indies

Irma

An intimate look the former world champion of women's professional wrestling.

MUSIC

Latin Music USA 

From Latin jazz and mambo to salsa, Tejano, Chicano rock, Latin pop and reggaeton, LATIN MUSIC USA tells the story of the rise of new American music forged from powerful Latin roots.
Fiesta Latina

Fiesta Latina

The President and First Lady host a celebration of Latin music.

Alejandro Escovedo

Alejandro Escovedo

Alejandro Escovedo performs on Austin City Limit.

ISSUES

On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam

On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam

Learn about the Latino experience during a war that heavily burdened the working-class.

America by the Numbers

America by the Numbers

"The New Mad Men" explores how the target consumer is now multicultural.

Lost in Detention

Lost in Detention

FRONTLINE investigates the Obama administration's get-tough immigration policy.

Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform

PBS NewsHour covers the immigration debate.

 Political Postcards: The Giant Still Sleeps

Political Postcards: The Giant Still Sleeps

There is a longstanding political assumption that because of a burgeoning Latino population, Texas will one day turn purple.

Kingdom of Shadows (Preview)

Kingdom of Shadows (Preview)

The hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.

American Graduate Short Films

These five short films are part of a public media initiative supported by Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis. They collectively showcase a diverse array of determined Latino adolescents, from Oakland to Detroit, New York to San Antonio, who have all struggled to overcome challenges — gang violence, drugs, poverty, young motherhood, and language barriers — as they keep their eyes on the prize: a high school diploma

Can't Hold Me Back

Can't Hold Me Back

Detroit teen Fernando Parraz, an accomplished rapper and budding filmmaker, aims to ...

I Really Want to Make It

I Really Want to Make It

Sharon Montano of Oakland decides to go back to school at age 20 after several years of...

American Graduate Shorts: Baby Mama High

American Graduate Shorts: Baby Mama High

A soft-spoken high school senior with two small daughters is forced to choose...

Immigrant High

Immigrant High

Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural traditions ...

Skipping Up

Skipping Up

Follow a group of eighth graders in San Antonio as they finish a successful ...

From Latino Public Broadcasting

Latino Public Broadcasting is the leader of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of non-commercial educational and cultural media that is representative of Latino people, or addresses issues of particular interest to Latino Americans. LPB provides a voice to the diverse Latino community on public media throughout the United States. For more, visit lpbp.org.

GoldStar

GoldStar

A young daughter dedicates a love song to a female teacher. A mother must face her biases.

Street Knowledge 2 College

Street Knowledge 2 College

Explore the lives of students at a unique Los Angeles high school.

El Doctor (The Doctor)

El Doctor (The Doctor)

Worlds collide when an Arizona family hires an undocumented day laborer.

El Reloj (The Watch)

El Reloj (The Watch)

El Reloj shows a day in the life of a Zapotec grandfather and his granddaughter.

Vamonos

Vamonos

After Hope's girlfriend dies, she must overcome personal grief and homophobic hostilities,

Sin País: Film Update

Sin País: Film Update

What happened after cameras stopped rolling for Sin País.

StoryCorps in partnership with POV

Since 2003, StoryCorps has provided people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives.  Enjoy a colleciton of inspiring stories in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. For more, visit StoryCorps Shorts

Making It

Making It

Noe Rueda tells Alex Fernandez about launching his first business venture.

The Icing on the Cake

The Icing on the Cake

The daughter of immigrants reminisces with her mother.

Facundo the Great

Facundo the Great

The new kid at school becomes a hero when teachers can't find a way to anglicize his name.

To R.P. Salazar, with Love

To R.P. Salazar, with Love

A love story that starts with a simple typo.

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