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FRONTLINE; Captive in El Salvador

02/27/1984


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Captive in El Salvador
Program Number

209

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

Much of the debate over the role of the U.S. in Central America focuses on this tiny nation about which filmmaker Ofra Bikel says "we know so much, but we know so little." In this report, Bikel takes us into the heart of El Salvador to examine the politics and the people the U.S. government supports there.

Duration

00:57:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Captive in El Salvador,” 02/27/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2DFB2DD1EB174344A8F7CF7CD0398BA7.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Captive in El Salvador.” 02/27/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2DFB2DD1EB174344A8F7CF7CD0398BA7>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Captive in El Salvador. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2DFB2DD1EB174344A8F7CF7CD0398BA7
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