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.
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