Moments in Time

Rough Riders in New Mexico

Special | 6m 19s  | Video has closed captioning.

At the turn of the 20th Century, New Mexicans wanted to prove their loyalty to the United States. They found their opportunity by joining Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders to fight in the Spanish American War. Roosevelt recruited the tough westerners Like New Mexican Maximiliano Luna to be part of his historic Rough Riders.

Aired: 08/20/10

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Moments in Time is a local public television program presented by NMPBS.