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World; Uganda: After Amin


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Uganda: After Amin
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Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

Program Description

In the aftermath of the fall of "President for Life" Idi Amin, WORLD examines the shattered country he left behind. Killings are running at more than ten a week, the police force is in disarray, Tanzanian security forces struggle to suppress the violence.

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Broadcast program

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Global Affairs
Chicago: “World; Uganda: After Amin,” 12/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D83E454FEED49FD857D0CEC0C9B3CA0.
MLA: “World; Uganda: After Amin.” 12/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D83E454FEED49FD857D0CEC0C9B3CA0>.
APA: World; Uganda: After Amin. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D83E454FEED49FD857D0CEC0C9B3CA0
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