Crucible of empire [videorecording] : the Spanish-American War / a production of Great Projects Film Company, Inc. in association with South Carolina ETV ; executive producers, Kenneth Mandel, Daniel B. Polin ; written and produced by Daniel A. Miller and Daniel B Polin ; Directed by Daniel A. Miller.

Material type: FilmFilmSeries: History's best on PBSPublisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video [distributor], 2007, c1999Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 inISBN: 0793693276Other title: Spanish-American WarSubject(s): Spanish-American War, 1898 | United States -- Territorial expansionNarrator, Edward James Olmos.Summary: "...Examines the colorful characters and historic events surrounding this 100-year-old war and its relevance through the 20th century. Using reenactments, interviews with noted authors and popular historians, and more than a dozen newly arranged popular songs from the period, Crucible of empire looks at the influence of race, economics, new technologies and the news media on America's decision to go to war."--Container.
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DVD 973.8 CRU (Browse shelf) Available LA32176000145441

PBS Home Video: CESP601

Narrator, Edward James Olmos.

"...Examines the colorful characters and historic events surrounding this 100-year-old war and its relevance through the 20th century. Using reenactments, interviews with noted authors and popular historians, and more than a dozen newly arranged popular songs from the period, Crucible of empire looks at the influence of race, economics, new technologies and the news media on America's decision to go to war."--Container.

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