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FRONTLINE; Apocalypse


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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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The program traces the origins of the Book of Revelation and examines how it has shaped Western ideas of the apocalypse. The apocalypse evokes images of doom and destruction, judgment and fear, death and hell. Yet it also speaks of trial, deliverance and hope -- at least for those who prevail. From the production team of "From Jesus to Christ," this film examines the changing ideas of the apocalypse across the span of 2,500 years to understand how these ideas evolved and how they are expressed in modern times.

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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Apocalypse,” 01/02/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B219911CAE4B47B0FF5BBC420F16D3.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Apocalypse.” 01/02/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B219911CAE4B47B0FF5BBC420F16D3>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Apocalypse. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B219911CAE4B47B0FF5BBC420F16D3
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