Video: PBS Excludes Latinos

April 6, 2007

PBS is udder fire from Latino Leaders from excluding Latinos from their War Documentary. The documentary makes no reference to the sacrifices that Latinos made during the war.

Video: PBS y la exclusión de los Veteranos Latinos en el Documental The War

April, 25, 2007

Dialogo de Costa a Costa (HITN TV) y la discusión sobre PBS y la exclusión de los latinos en el documental The War de Ken Burns.

Latinos and Indians will join PBS’ The War

By Marisa Guthrie
Daily News
April 12, 2007

PBS will not alter Ken Burns’ 15-hour World War II documentary “The War,” which is finished and scheduled to premiere in September.

But Burns will add to it.

The historian will produce an additional … Read More…

Documental genera polémica por excluir historias de soldados latinos

El Sol de México
10 de abril de 2007
Por Agencia EFE
Dallas, Texas, Estados Unidos.- Una serie de televisión que saldrá al aire en septiembre sobre la Segunda Guerra Mundial no incluye las historias de los soldados latinos que defendieron a EU, lo que ha generado una fuerte polémica.

El … Read More…

Ken Burns, you are better than that!

by Rory O’connor
UNITED NATIONS – /, … Read More…

PBS Assigns Hispanic Helper to Ken Burns Doc

by Christopher Campbell
Apr 18th 2007 // 11:02AM

Earlier this month it was reported that Latino groups have been protesting Ken Burns’ latest documentary mini-series. The PBS-funded production about WWII, titled The War, apparently ignored the half-million Hispanic soldiers who fought in the war. Well, the … Read More…

Hispanics Still Unhappy With Burns Film

The Associated Press
Thursday, April 12, 2007; 6:18 PM

WASHINGTON — Several Hispanic groups said Thursday they are unhappy with Ken Burns’ plan to amend his upcoming World War II documentary series, “The War,” by telling stories of Latino veterans during breaks … Read More…

Latino activists upset over Ken Burns’s WWII series

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, shown here in 2004, spent six   years producing his WWII series, The War, for PBS.

April 8, 2007
CBC News

Latino activists and politicians are demanding major alterations to U.S. filmmaker Ken Burns’s WWII series on PBS, The War, to include Hispanic vets.

The 14-hour series is slated to air in September and PBS has already been promoting it, with Burns … Read More…