Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
The Dominican American Spirit
The Dominican American Spirit. WNET Channel 13. New York, 1999. English. Color; 94 minutes.
This documentary focuses on the social, cultural, and economic development of the Dominican community in the United States. It also deals with issues of ethnicity, identity, the portrait of Dominicans, Dominican heritage and the link between the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. Interviews conducted by Dominican newscaster Isolda Peguero.
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