Biography: Pancho Villa
He led the first raid of a foreign onto U.S. soil since the war of 1812, rose to the rank of general during the Mexican Revolution, and later became governor of Chihuahua. Outlaw, soldier, general and politician, he led a life that ended in violence but gave birth to a legend.
This comprehensive BiographyÂ® uses extensive archival material, interviews with descendents and leading historians, and stunning location footage to trace the life and legend of Pancho Villa. Take an inside-look at famous raid on Columbus, New Mexico, and examine the retaliatory strike by American general "Black Jack" Pershing, and witness extremely rare clips that capture the famous rebel in action.
Biography heads south of the border to examine the fact and folklore of one of the most compelling and notorious figures of the century.