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Independent Lens - Las Marthas

Las Marthas Las Marthas
In the lingering aftermath of the U.S.-Mexican War, the border town of Laredo, Texas created an annual debutante ball unlike any other. Today the Martha Washington Ball presents girls in elaborate dresses that take up to a year to create. This film follows two Mexican American girls carrying this...
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365168725/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the lingering aftermath of the U.S.-Mexican War, the border town of Laredo, Texas created an annual debutante ball unlike any other. Today the Martha Washington Ball presents girls in elaborate dresses that take up to a year to create. This film follows two Mexican American girls carrying this... /episodes/get/11740 /episode/11740 Independent Lens: Las Marthas /episode-player/11740
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