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Hunt for Howard Marks, The
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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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For 20 years, Oxford-educated Dennis Howard Marks was responsible for running an international drug market that shipped marijuana from Asia to Europe and the US by the ton. "Frontline" tells the story of a man who believed he was too smart to be caught and DEA agent, Craig Lovato, determined to prove him wrong. A detailed account of a manhunt supported by thousands of taped telephone conversations, surveillance photos, videos and interviews.



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Public Affairs
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