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FRONTLINE; Death of a Terrorist

12/05/1989


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Death of a Terrorist
Program Number

716

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

Mairead Farrell was one of three Irish Republican Army terrorists gunned down by British security forces on Gibraltar in March 1988. Examines her seventeen-year career as an IRA militant and the questions her life and death raise about the British government's ability to apply the rule of law to political terrorism.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Death of a Terrorist,” 12/05/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AAEC2003DF64CFCA20DEF750875AA05.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Death of a Terrorist.” 12/05/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AAEC2003DF64CFCA20DEF750875AA05>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Death of a Terrorist. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AAEC2003DF64CFCA20DEF750875AA05
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