John J. Valadez

PUENTES
11:38 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Landmark Chronicles of Latino Americans

The first major documentary for television that chronicles the history and experiences of Latinos in the United States.

  October 5, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with award-winning filmmaker and producer of the PBS documentary series, “Latino Americans,” John J. Valadez. For the past twenty years, he has been producing and directing award-winning documentaries for PBS and CNN. He is of Mexican-American descent, born and raised in Seattle, Washington. His ancestors did not have to immigrate to America, like many families in New Mexico, the United States immigrated them.

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