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Salt Lake library offers free screening of PBS series 'Latino Americans'
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The public is invited to a free screening of the first episode of the new PBS series "Latino Americans" Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City.

A panel discussion will follow the screening of the series' first episode "Foreigners in Their Own Land," which begins as the first Spanish explorers enter North America and follows U.S. expansion into territories in the Southwest, according to a news release. The episode, which airs Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. on KUED, ends as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories.

Subsequent two-hour episodes in the three-part series will air at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, the news release said. "Latino Americans" also will be broadcast in Spanish on Vme, KUED's Spanish-language channel.

Actor Benjamin Bratt narrates the series, which the news release described as the "first major documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos in North America over the past 500-plus years."

Ray Suarez of "PBS NewsHour" wrote a companion book to the series.

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