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FRONTLINE; Old Man and the Gun, The

12/22/1983


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Old Man and the Gun, The
Program Number

203

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

Looks at the conflict in Northern Ireland through the eyes of Irish Americans who support the Irish Republican Army and its strategy of violence. Cameras follow Michael Flannery through his day as Grand Marshal of New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade and then back to Ireland to the spot where Flannery participated in an ambush on British troops some fifty years ago.

Duration

00:52:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Old Man and the Gun, The,” 12/22/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44374E4A7ADC4EA496D5B29E18D9FFA9.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Old Man and the Gun, The.” 12/22/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44374E4A7ADC4EA496D5B29E18D9FFA9>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Old Man and the Gun, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_44374E4A7ADC4EA496D5B29E18D9FFA9
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