Puerto Rican Independence Movement

Puerto Ricans became U.S. citizens in 1917 and the territory became a U.S. Commonwealth in 1952. Throughout this period there was a movement for… read more

Puerto Ricans became U.S. citizens in 1917 and the territory became a U.S. Commonwealth in 1952. Throughout this period there was a movement for Puerto Rico’s independence from the United States. American History TV was at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting in Sacramento, California, where we spoke with University of California, Davis history professor Lisa Materson. She offered a brief history of Puerto Rico staring with the 1898 Spanish-American War and talked about activist Ruth Reynolds and her role in the Puerto Rican independence movement. close

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Puerto Rican Independence Movement

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Program ID:
444011-6
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Sacramento, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 02, 2018 | 3:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 04, 2018 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 2018 | 3:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2018 | 7:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2018 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2018 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2018 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2018 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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