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Arnold, Gary. "Movie Canonization of Romero Plods On." Washington Times 8 September 1989: E3.

Arnson, Cynthia. El Salvador: A Revolution Confronts The United States. Washington: Institute for Policy Studies, 1982.

Blake, Richard A. "Greatness Thrust." America 23 September 1989: 167, 174.

Bonner, Raymond. Weakness and Deceit: U.S. Policy and El Salvador. New York: The New York Times Book Co., 1984.

Brett, Edward T. "The Impact of Religion in Central America: A Bibliographical Essay." Americas 49.3 (1993): 297-342.

Brockman, James R. "Archbishop Romero, the United States and El Salvador." America 162.11 (March 24, 1990): 287.

Brockman, James R. Romero: A Life. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1989.

Canby, Vincent. "El Salvador's Slain Hero of the Cloth." New York Times 25 August 1989: C15.

The Central American Refugee Center [Archived]

Christian Liberation Theology

Cortes, Carlos E. "Them and Us: Immigration as Social Barometer and Social Educator in American Film." Hollywood As Mirror: Changing Views of "Outsiders" and "Enemies" in American Movies. Ed. Robert Brent Toplin. Westport: Greenwood P, 199.

Crossing the Line. New York: Maryknoll World Productions, 1999.

Crowdus, Gary ed. The Political Companion to American Film. Chicago: Lakeview Press, 1994.

Esta Esperanza: Hope for El Salvador. Filmakers Library. NY: Filmakers Library.

Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins. New York: Richter Productions, 1997.

Fish, Joe, and Cristina Sganga . El Salvador: Testament of Terror. London: Zed Books, 1988.

Graden, Dale T., and James W. Martin . "Oliver Stone's Salvador (1986): Revolution for the Unacquainted." Film & History 28.3-4 (1998): 18-27.

Grenier, Yvon. The Emergence of Insurgency in El Salvador. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1999.

Higgins, Richard. "Good Intentions Don't Save Romero." Boston Globe 17 November 1989: 89.

Hinson, Hal. "'Romero'." Washington Post 8 September 1989: B7.

History of El Salvador

Horton, Andrew. "Political Assassination Thrillers." The Political Companion to American Film. Ed. Gary Crowdus. Chicago: Lakeview Press, 1994. 310-18.

Kauffmann, Stanley. "Romero (movie reviews)." New Republic 11 September 1989: 26.

Kroll, Jack. "Archbishop Romero Acts Out a Modern Gospel." Newsweek 18 September 1989: 80.

LaFeber, Walter. Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America. New York: W.W. Norton, 1984.

Lara-Braud, Jorge. "Monsenor Romero: Model Pastor for the Hispanic Diaspora." Apuntes Fall 1981: 15-21.

Last Interview with Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero of El Salvador. Pacifica Radio Archive, Hollywood, CA. 1980.

Latin America Working Group

Latin American Network Information Center -- LANIC

Latin American Video Archives

Leslie, Wirpsa. "No-nonsense Regime of Salvador's Saenz: Cardinal Puts Brakes on Option for the Poor in Post-Romero Church." National Catholic Reporter 11 April 1997: 9-13.

Liberation Theology and Land Reform

Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. New York: Touchstone, 1996.

Loukides, P., and L. Fuller, eds. Beyond the Stars. Vol 4. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State UP, 1993: 63-71.

Moilanen, Zac. "Black Hawk Down: American Conflict in Somalia." History through Film. Ed. Eric Burnett. Raleigh: Lulu, 2007.

Morley, Jefferson. "Guilt in El Salvador: Demonizing D'Aubuisson." Nation 8 May 1989: 624-27.

Mulligan, Joseph.E. "Martyrdom in El Salvador." Apuntes Spring 1982: 15-21.

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

Romero, Oscar, and James Brockman, eds. The Violence of Love. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988.

Roses in December. New York: First-Run Features, 1982.

Schmidt, Steffen W. El Salvador: America's Next Vietnam? Salisbury: Documentary Publications, 1983.

School of the Americas, School of Assassins. New York: Richter Productions; Princeton: Films for the Humanities, 1994.

Shenk, Janet, and Robert Armstrong. El Salvador: The Face of Revolution. Boston: South End Press, 1982.

Smith, Christian. The Emergence of Liberation Theology. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.

SOA Watch

Thomas, Kevin. "Romero Fails to Explore the Depths of Central American Tragedy." Los Angeles Times 15 September 1989: 1.

US Army School of the Americas [Archived]