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FRONTLINE; Shakespeare Mystery, The

12/04/1989

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Shakespeare Mystery, The
Program Number

710

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, and Charlie Chaplin all claimed that William Shakespeare of Stratford-On-Avon could not possibly be the true author of the dramatic masterpieces that bear his name. This program investigates the latest controversial theory that Edward De Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, a poet and intimate of Queen Elizabeth I, was the real Shakespeare.

Duration

00:57:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Shakespeare Mystery, The,” 12/04/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_38475C97C6EB4C84B1F16F5BCABE7BF6.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Shakespeare Mystery, The.” 12/04/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_38475C97C6EB4C84B1F16F5BCABE7BF6>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Shakespeare Mystery, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_38475C97C6EB4C84B1F16F5BCABE7BF6
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