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FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The

02/11/1991


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Man Who Made the Supergun, The
Program Number

911

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

Chronicles the life and death of Dr. Gerald V. Bull, whose murder in March 1990 ended the career of one of the world's most brilliant artillery designers. It also prevented Iraq's Saddam Hussein from acquiring the "supergun" he had hired Bull to develop. Bull's murder is believed to have been orchestrated by the Israeli secret intelligence agency, Mossad.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The,” 02/11/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_543B8D3A53A2416DB40B0F87E1F642E8.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The.” 02/11/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_543B8D3A53A2416DB40B0F87E1F642E8>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_543B8D3A53A2416DB40B0F87E1F642E8
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