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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
School Colors
Program Number

1301

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

This documentary focuses on a turbulent year at a large, urban high school in Berkeley, California, where principal Jim Henderson instituted a racial harmony plan that requires mandatory freshman classes in "ethnic conflict and cooperation," staff training in sensitivity and prejudice reduction, the elimination of tracking in freshman English and history classes and the hiring of a diverse staff. The program follows Henderson's struggles and progress.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; School Colors,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61D6D55DBC8B412890C1E4A03077A1FC.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; School Colors.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61D6D55DBC8B412890C1E4A03077A1FC>.
APA: FRONTLINE; School Colors. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61D6D55DBC8B412890C1E4A03077A1FC
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