Americas in Transition (1977)

Americas in Transition
Type Short Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 29mins.
Genres Documentary, Historical, Interview
Keywords 1970s, 1980s, government, political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Obie Benz Producer n/a 3 3000001
Wendy Blackstone Original Music Music 120838 8000001
Bernardo Palombo Original Music Music 120838 8000002
Obie Benz Director n/a 2 2000001
Carlos Fuentes Actor n/a 1 1000005
Peg Healey Actor n/a 1 1000002
Lyman Kirkpatrick Actor n/a 1 1000003
Murat Williams Actor n/a 1 1000004
Ed Asner Actor Narrator 1 1000001
Synopsis
Provides a concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces that rocked Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1970s and 1980s. Drawing on interviews, the film examines the roots of dictatorship, attempts at democracy, communist influences, and the U.S. role in Latin American politics.
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