Luis Rosa Perez is a former US held Puerto Rican political prisoner of war. He served almost 20 in US prisons for fighting to free Puerto Rico from the colonial relationship it’s had with the US since 1898. In 1999 a group of Puerto Rican political prisoners and prisoners of war were given clemency by President Clinton. Luis Rosa Perez was among them. Sacrifice Without Hesitation is his story. This fifth episode concludes the documentary web series.
In this final episode Luis talks about how his incarceration politicized his family and brought them closer together. He also speaks about how the FBI tried to get him to turn against his ideals and the fallout his family, friends and loved ones suffered when they felt he wouldn’t. Luis also talks about the value of his sacrifice in the ongoing struggle to free Puerto Rico from US colonial rule.