Veterans Day is a time for forgotten Latinos to be recognized

November 11, 2007
By Tyche Hendricks, Chronicle Staff Writer

William Carrillo had just started ninth grade at San Francisco’s High School of Commerce in 1933 when he was forced to leave. “The principal decided I was Mexican. … He threw me out,” said Carrillo, now 88 and … Read More…

Burns Agrees To Include Latino Veterans In ‘The War’

By Paul Farhi
Washington Post
May 11, 2007

Filmmaker Ken Burns reached an agreement yesterday with two advocacy organizations that have pressured him to amend his World War II documentary to include more material about Latinos’ contribution to the American war effort. The agreement between Burns’s … Read More…

Ken Burns Documentary Controversy Left Out of ‘The War’: For Colorado veterans, snub is more of the same

By Joanne Ostrow
Denver Post TV Critic
March 4, 2007, Section: AE, pg. F.1

Members of the American G.I. Forum in Colorado, a Latino veterans organization founded in 1948, mobilized quickly when members heard about the upcoming Ken Burns documentary, ‘The War,’ and what they consider its glaring omission. The … Read More…

The Public Forum [El Foro Publico]: Hispanic Groups Reject the PBS-Ken Burns film

La Prensa San Diego
Letter to Editors
March 23, 2007

The American GI Forum of the United States, a National Congressional Charter Hispanic Veteran’s organization with over 500 chapters nationwide and Puerto Rico, adopted a resolution showing a rejection of the Ken Burns WWII documentary because of its exclusion … Read More…