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FRONTLINE; In Search Of Al Qaeda

11/21/2002


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
In Search Of Al Qaeda
Program Number

2107K1

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

Within three months of September ll, the War on Terror had succeeded in crushing the Taliban. But many of the operation's primary targets- - members of Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network of international terrorists--managed to escape into neighboring Pakistan. FRONTLINE examines the quest to bring the terrorist group to justice in "In Search of Al Qaeda." The one-hour documentary follows the trail of Al Qaeda from the Afghan border areas into Pakistan's cities as U.S. and Pakistani authorities begin to track down some of the network's leaders. The journey continues to other Middle Eastern countries, where local villagers, officials, and others are interviewed about what has happened to Al Qaeda and its efforts to regroup.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; In Search Of Al Qaeda,” 11/21/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CCAD32D1A0C47D5A5EB55FD96FDFA85.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; In Search Of Al Qaeda.” 11/21/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CCAD32D1A0C47D5A5EB55FD96FDFA85>.
APA: FRONTLINE; In Search Of Al Qaeda. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2CCAD32D1A0C47D5A5EB55FD96FDFA85
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