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FRONTLINE; Who Profits From Drugs

12/01/1989


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Who Profits From Drugs
Program Number

706

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

Investigates how the American economy uses the profits from the illegal drug trade. The program documents a network of lawyers, real estate developers, stock brokers, and bankers who launder drug proceeds through "legitimate" businesses in Miami, Boston, and Dallas.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Who Profits From Drugs,” 12/01/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0157E4667E4754B50AF6DD9A9CDA17.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Who Profits From Drugs.” 12/01/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0157E4667E4754B50AF6DD9A9CDA17>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Who Profits From Drugs. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0157E4667E4754B50AF6DD9A9CDA17
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