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Remember The Alamo (2004)
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Starring: Hector Elizondo, Steve Acevedo, Briana C. Guzman, Salvador Martell, Adam Garza
Director: Joseph Tovares
Category: Television, Documentary
Studio: PBS Home Video
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Length:
60 mins

 
 

 

PBS Home Video

In the early 1830s Texas was about to explode. Although under Mexican rule, the region was home to more than 20,000 U.S. settlers agitated by what they saw as restrictive Mexican policies. Mexican officials, concerned with illegal trading and immigration to Texas, were prepared to fight hard to keep the province under control. Caught in the middle were the area's 4,000 Mexican Texans or Tejanos who were forced to choose a side. The conflict pitted brother against brother and devastated the community. This film shows the Tejano gamble for a more prosperous future in an independent Texas proved tragic.