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Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War

1999 Rated NR 2hr

Using early film footage and battle photos, PBS examines the characters and historical forces that shaped the Spanish-American War in a fascinating documentary narrated by award-winning actor Edward James Olmos. A relatively brief conflict that ushered in the 20th century, the war also witnessed the United States' emergence as a world power, an unprecedented influence of wartime media and an expansion of presidential power.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.