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World; Chinese Way, The

02/16/1979


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Series
World
Program
Chinese Way, The
Program Number

205

Series Description

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

Over one-fifth of the world's population lives in the People's Republic of China. How will China continue to feed a fifth of mankind? Dazhai, in Shinsi Province, is China's most famous agricultural collective. Each day thousands of peasants from all over China are led through its terraced fields and urged to learn from their example. This film profiles the region and China's efforts to feed its people.

Duration

00:64:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “World; Chinese Way, The,” 02/16/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335008734B904E56A7A8C7507B4F4D77.
MLA: “World; Chinese Way, The.” 02/16/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335008734B904E56A7A8C7507B4F4D77>.
APA: World; Chinese Way, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_335008734B904E56A7A8C7507B4F4D77
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