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.

No Honor for Veterans at the Chronicle

By Brenda Walker
November 11, 2007

On Veterans’ Day, my thoughts turn in deep gratitude to the many Americans who have served in the military now and in the past.

But the San Francisco Chronicle used the occasion to dump on Ken Burns’ WWII documentary for not … Read More…

The Story We Needed Ken Burns to Tell

By Cecilia Alvear
The Washington Post
September 22, 2007

There’s an application on my computer called the “Ken Burns effect.” It can dress up my picture slideshows by inserting pans and zooms, adding a feeling of motion to the still images. It mimics the technique filmmaker Ken … Read More…

Burns Film’s Just One Example of Bad Times For Latinos

By Albor Ruiz
Daily News
September 16, 2007

THESE ARE NOT the best of times for Latinos. It’s not only Alberto Gonzales. It is also that not even the Latino soldiers who died for this country – their country – during World War II are recognized … Read More…

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…

Latino Voices: The Struggle for Representation in Mass Media

October 10, 2007

University of Texas associate journalism professor and historian Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Filmmaker Stephanie Saint Sanchez, Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz and Literary Arts Collective Nuestra Palabra deliver a collective indictment of how mass media are affecting and sometimes destroying the lives of … 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…

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…

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…