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Eyewitness to War News

Eyewitness to War News is an educational video for elementary and middle school students. The Battle of Palo Alto and U.S.-Mexican War are the feature stories in this local "newscast". Segments on women, food, health, and weather compliment the top stories. This half-hour video can be shown in segments and can also be downloaded from our For Kids page.

Borrowing Instructions

The video is available free of charge and may be borrowed for two weeks. It may be picked-up and returned to the Palo Alto Visitor Center. For more information, email us or call (956) 541-2785, ext. 333.


History, Mexican War, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
National/State Standards:
Gr K-4 National Standards-Social Studies: U.S. History 2, 3
Gr 5-12 National Standards-Social Studies: World History Era 7
Gr 5-12 National Standards-Social Studies: U.S. History  Era 4
Mexican War, news, social studies, TV
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Last updated: December 7, 2017