Video in the News: Celebrating Día de los Muertos

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October 31, 2005—In Mexico, the dead will soon walk the Earth—so let the party begin! November 2 marks Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, the one day of the year when dearly departed are allowed to rise from their graves and join the living in celebration. Discover how this famous festival evolved from a summertime Aztec rite to a modern riot of fall food and fun.

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