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FRONTLINE Special Report; Campaign: The Politics of Prosperity

09/09/1988


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Series
FRONTLINE Special Report
Program
Campaign: The Politics of Prosperity
Program Number

719

Series Description

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

This special edition of "FRONTLINE" looks at the difficult economic issues that neither major party candidate seems eager to confront in the campaign. Correspondent William Greider explores with leading economic experts what they believe the next president must do to avoid economic disaster. He also focuses on those citizens, black and white, who have not shared in the prosperity of the Reagan years, and who account for a large share of the 7 million primary votes recently cast for Jesse Jackson.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
News
Public Affairs
Creators
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Campaign: The Politics of Prosperity,” 09/09/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58037787E81B4232BF0F49D5F6414362.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Campaign: The Politics of Prosperity.” 09/09/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58037787E81B4232BF0F49D5F6414362>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Campaign: The Politics of Prosperity. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_58037787E81B4232BF0F49D5F6414362
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