RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 123083653 LA Program in English and Spanish; information sheets in English and Spanish. T1 U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848 A1 Boardman, Andrea., Martin, Ginny., Tranchin, Rob., DuBose, Bruce., KERA Dallas/Ft. Worth (Television station), PB KERA Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton ; PBS Home Video [distributor] PP Dallas, Tex.; [Alexandria, Va.] YR 2006 SN 0793692806 9780793692804 AB This documentary tells the dramatic story of a war in which Mexico lost almost half of its national territory to the United States. Although the war lasted only two years, its outcome not only transformed the boundaries of these neighboring countries, but it also shifted the balance of world powers and shaped the destinies of each nation. This series explores the events surrounding the conflict between the two neighboring nations struggling for land, power and identity. The educational package covers the dramatic sweep of the war from the multiple perspectives of Americans, Mexicans, and Native Americans, examining the social, cultural, and economic forces that shaped each country and its peoples during that crucial era. The war's events, personalities and themes are explored in a binational, multicultural context.