FRONTLINE; Beyond Baghdad
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- Beyond Baghdad
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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
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As the Bush administration struggles to right its Iraq policy, FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith travels across the Iraqi-Turkish border to Kurdish Mosul and Kirkuk, across the rebellious Sunni lands of central Iraq to Baghdad and finally farther south to the sacred Shia cities of Karbala and Najaf, to take a long, hard look at the Iraq to which the president vows to bring democracy. In this diverse and fractured land can his experiment work? Through encounters with tribal sheiks, ayatollahs, politicians, aid workers, soldiers and U.S. authorities, the film reveals just what the United States is facing.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Beyond Baghdad,” 02/12/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D89B0CB8F944579810A23EAC029C5F7.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Beyond Baghdad.” 02/12/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D89B0CB8F944579810A23EAC029C5F7>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Beyond Baghdad. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D89B0CB8F944579810A23EAC029C5F7