After a fiery plane crash in 1948, all 32 people on board died—but they weren’t all treated the same after death. Twenty-eight of the passengers were migrant Mexican workers and were buried in a mass grave. The other four were Americans and had their bodies returned to their families for proper burial. It took the work of a determined author to find out who the Mexican passengers were and tell their stories. Latino USA follows Tim Hernandez on his 7-year journey to give names to the dead. Plus, the story of a veteran who fought for the U.S. and is now fighting to remain in the country.

Stories from Episode #1808: Los Gatos Plane Crash and Veteran Miguel Perez

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