El Salvador: another Vietnam

United States, 1981

Film
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Investigates the history of the crises and the forces that have embroiled the United States in this Central American conflict. The film follows the sad history of El Salvador from fifty years of dictatorship, through the civilian-military junta of 1979 and a growing dependency on American aid. Narrated by Mike Farrell.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Tete Vasconcellos

Glenn Silber

production company

Catalyst Media Productions

Duration

00:52:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33358

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Central America

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Coups d'etat

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → General Carlos Humberto Romero

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Dictators

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → El Salvador

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → El Salvador - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Foreign relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Politics and government

History → Central America - History

History → Coups d'etat

History → Dictators

History → General Carlos Humberto Romero

History → History

People → General Carlos Humberto Romero

Places → Central America

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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