LATINO AMERICANS, a three-part, six-hour documentary series produced by WETA Washington, Bosch and Company, and Latino Public Broadcasting, will air nationwide on PBS in the fall of 2013.
The documentary series, "will chronicle the lives and experiences of Latinos in the United States from 1800 to the 21st Century. Through its people, politics and culture, LATINO AMERICANS will tell the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today," a press release states.
Edward James Olmos is the co-founder and chairman of the board of directors of Latino Public Broadcasting.
"Latino Public Broadcasting is a proud partner on this series that portrays the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Latinos to our country," Mr. Olmos said.