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Manifest Destiny

What does a City on a Hill have to do with Gitmo? How are American exceptionalism and democracy promotion related to foreign wars? Why does the 19th century rallying cry of "Manifest Destiny" still influence American foreign policy in the 21st century? These and other questions are addressed in the powerful stories featured in MANIFEST DESTINY, an historical series produced by the documentary unit of JAK Films, a division of Lucasfilm. *The series is comprised of three 60-minute episodes. Clear-eyed and probing, Manifest Destiny addresses key foreign policy concerns that affect every American. In-depth, insightful commentary by nationally respected historians . . .
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Sunday, Sep 16, 2012 - 11:00 PM
"Monsters to Destroy"
"Monsters to Destroy," begins with the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. As the sole superpower, the US under George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush finds itself in a series of small but unpredictable and deadly military actions, from the Gulf War to Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq, each with compromised objectives and unforeseen consequences. D
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