FRONTLINE; Betting on the Lottery
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- Betting on the Lottery
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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
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Lottery fever is spreading -- 29 states and $20 billion a year in revenues. Goes behind the scenes of state lotteries to look at promoters and people buying the tickets, and to ask the question, "Who really wins and who really loses?" Looks at state lotteries in Illinois, Mississippi, Minnesota. Reported by James Reston, Jr.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Betting on the Lottery,” 10/17/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_55653219988B48238886571E9D957115.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Betting on the Lottery.” 10/17/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_55653219988B48238886571E9D957115>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Betting on the Lottery. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_55653219988B48238886571E9D957115