Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War
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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- Edward James Olmos
- Daniel A. Miller
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it