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FRONTLINE; Retreat from Beirut


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Retreat from Beirut
Program Number

307

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

One year after the pullout of American Marines in Beirut the question remains: where should Americans die and what should they die for? They went to keep the peace. But 241 died, caught in a military and political cross fire. Correspondent William Greider examines the profound decision.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Retreat from Beirut,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0700332DD0214E9B9990C1BCDBF076A0.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Retreat from Beirut.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0700332DD0214E9B9990C1BCDBF076A0>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Retreat from Beirut. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0700332DD0214E9B9990C1BCDBF076A0
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