ⓘ Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

                                     

ⓘ Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America is a 2012 feature-length documentary film based on the book Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, written by journalist Juan Gonzalez. The film was directed by Peter Getzels and Eduardo Lopez, and premiered in New York and Los Angeles on September 28.

The film examines the role of the United States military and economic interests in Latin American countries. It documents the relationship between United States intervention in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador, and the surge of migration from those nations. It links this exodus to the present massive Latino population in the United States. Also discussed are the wars fought by United States resulting in colonial expansion into Puerto Rico, Cuba, and over half of Mexico. It documents the covert actions by the United States to install dictatorships in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.

The film features interviews with Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu, Jesse Jackson, executive director of the ACLU Anthony Romero, Junot Diaz, Lorenzo Meyer, Maria Hinojosa, Geraldo Rivera, musician Luis Enrique, Border Angels founder Enrique Morones and poet Martin Espada.

                                     
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  • ISBN 0 - 8263 - 2199 - 2 Nancie L. Gonzalez The Spanish - Americans of New Mexico: A Heritage of Pride 1969 Hero, Rodney E. Latinos and the U.S. Political System: Two - Tiered
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