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FRONTLINE; Making Babies


Airdate: 6/1/99, TRT: App. 53 min, Ch1&2 Stereo Mix, Ch 3&4 Stereo MDE, AVID AVR 77 OUTPUT Mix Master

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Making Babies
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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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FRONTLINE examines the revolution in reproduction and the entrepreneurial atmosphere that imbues the practice of infertility medicine today. On the cusp of a new millennium, people can now visit the Internet and choose sperm and egg donors by their genetic profile. And soon, cloning will do away with the need for sperm altogether. The program looks at how these new technologies hold great promise, but present pressing questions regarding the very meaning of family.

Working Title: Infertility

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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Making Babies,” 06/01/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62B0E5985B844D6A8BF8E599CA3C6D54.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Making Babies.” 06/01/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62B0E5985B844D6A8BF8E599CA3C6D54>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Making Babies. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62B0E5985B844D6A8BF8E599CA3C6D54
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