Diversity within Diversity: 'Latinos' in Los Angeles

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The latest report says the largest single group in Los Angeles constitutes almost 49 percent of the population. It is no surprise it's the group called "Hispanic." But they don't call themselves "Hispanics." The Census Bureau made up that term. In fact, they are much too diverse to fit into a single category. We hear more about who they are and how they feel about each other. Also, the state budget crisis could call a halt to construction projects already under way on the San Fernando Valley's Orange Bus Line and the 405 Freeway. On our rebroadcast of To the Point, the gulf oil spill, one year later.

Banner image: A group of women and children walk down a street in a predominantly Latin American immigrant section of Los Angeles. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper