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Latinos in 60 Seconds Episodes

La Tejana Pasionaria

Watch a character portrayal of Emma Tenayuca La Pasionaria, leader of the striking pecan-shellers in 1939 Texas. Voiceovers tell details about Tenayuca's story and her struggles to bring the group justice. Produced by Veronica J. Cavazos.

Premiere Date: September 9, 2001 | Runtime: 00:00:59

About Latinos in 60 Seconds

In 2001, Latino Public Broadcasting offered a call for emerging producers to create one-minute interstitials that showcased the Latino community. Ten projects were selected ranging from animation to biographies. Go to Nuestras Historias | Our Stories for more Hispanic Heritage programs.