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FRONTLINE; Children of the Night

12/01/1989


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Children of the Night
Program Number

705

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

The story of Iain Brown, who at thirteen left the comfortable world of a middle-class family in Walnut Creek, California, for the life of a male hustler in San Francisco. Iain committed suicide in December 1987 at the age of nineteen. His story highlights the disturbing and growing national problem of teenage runaways and suicides.

Duration

00:57:43

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Children of the Night,” 12/01/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F77BAB6560240C3BA3648AD1A8A7BF4.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Children of the Night.” 12/01/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F77BAB6560240C3BA3648AD1A8A7BF4>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Children of the Night. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F77BAB6560240C3BA3648AD1A8A7BF4
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