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Choice For Reims, The Choice For France; The
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Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

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From the press release: “This month (4/1978), the voters of France approach a major turning point in the history of their country; they must decide whether to hand control of their National Assembly to the left. All polls are predicting a left-wing victory, but the race is too close to call. World will examine the changing attitudes of French voters in a special report...” Hosted by Stanley Karnow. 1978.



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Global Affairs
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