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FRONTLINE; Tracking the Pan Am Bombers

11/28/1989


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Tracking the Pan Am Bombers
Program Number

801

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

Frontline investigates the bombing of Pan Am jumbo jet flight 103 on December 21, 1988. Most of the passengers on board were Americans heading home for the holidays. Correspondent David Marash examines the latest information on the bombing and the key questions emerging from official inquiries: Who built the bomb? Who ordered the attack and supported the terrorist group? Could this tragedy have been prevented?

Duration

00:58:05

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Tracking the Pan Am Bombers,” 11/28/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E92E8F798E84558BE91A2D65CE56E5C.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Tracking the Pan Am Bombers.” 11/28/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E92E8F798E84558BE91A2D65CE56E5C>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Tracking the Pan Am Bombers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E92E8F798E84558BE91A2D65CE56E5C
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