Learn the real events that led to the Battle of the Alamo in this stirring and informative entry in the "American Experience" series on PBS. The program traces how the Mexicans of Texas, known as Tejanos, struggled for decades before joining Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and others in the 1836 showdown against Santa Anna and Mexican troops in an abandoned San Antonio mission. Hector Elizondo narrates. 60 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English, Spanish.