American Experience; Remember the Alamo
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- American Experience
- Remember the Alamo
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
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Long before the Alamo made heroes of Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett and spawned the well-known battle cry, Jose Antonio Navarro and a group of Tejanos - Mexicans of Texas who had lived there for generations - started the battle for Texas. This program explores the life of the famed Tejano leader and his efforts to protect the sovereignty of his homeland as it passed through the hands of multiple governments. Hector Elizondo narrates. "Remember the Alamo" shows how Tejanos, far from being passive onlookers, actively changed the course of Texas history--on the battlefield and in the political arena. It recasts the war for Texas independence as a natural extension of the Tejano fight for self-determination and economic freedom.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Remember the Alamo,” 09/11/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 18, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_21552562AD614A87A1B4BB9E5257E678.
- MLA: “American Experience; Remember the Alamo.” 09/11/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 18, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_21552562AD614A87A1B4BB9E5257E678>.
- APA: American Experience; Remember the Alamo. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_21552562AD614A87A1B4BB9E5257E678