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LATIN MUSIC USA

Hour 3: The Chicano Wave

  • Aired: 10/19/2009
  • 54:55
  • Expires: 09/28/2018
  • Rating: NR
Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would play an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage.
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Hour 3: The Chicano Wave
Hour 3: The Chicano Wave
Mexican-Americans have always been part of the USA, and their music tells a unique story.
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LATIN MUSIC USA is a WGBH/BBC co-production. Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcasting.
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