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FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: All That Jazz


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FRONTLINE Special Report
Comrades: All That Jazz
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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

Sergei Kuryokhin is a popular Russian jazz and rock musician who is disapproved of by the state because his music is difficult to control. Made without the permission of Soviet authorities on a home video camera, takes a look at the Soviet music subculture and this one talented musician.



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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: All That Jazz,” 03/21/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F1B0A298F614AC19CF48C6E79FD4E16.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: All That Jazz.” 03/21/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F1B0A298F614AC19CF48C6E79FD4E16>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: All That Jazz. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F1B0A298F614AC19CF48C6E79FD4E16
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