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FRONTLINE; Murder on the Rio San Juan

03/18/1988


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Murder on the Rio San Juan
Program Number

610

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

FRONTLINE investigates the unsolved 1984 terrorist bombing at a press conference held by Contra leader Eden Pastora. Eight people, including an American reporter, were killed on the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. This report dissects the motives of possible conspirators and follows the trail of the man suspected of planting the bomb.

Duration

00:57:42

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Murder on the Rio San Juan,” 03/18/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5494592933DE4CD49ECCD4CF9D56F5BB.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Murder on the Rio San Juan.” 03/18/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5494592933DE4CD49ECCD4CF9D56F5BB>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Murder on the Rio San Juan. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5494592933DE4CD49ECCD4CF9D56F5BB
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