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FRONTLINE; Our Forgotten War

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Our Forgotten War
Program Number

617

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

Examines the political struggles of El Salvador's President Jose Napoleon Duarte and raises serious questions about the effectiveness of US efforts in that country. In Central America, while U.S. attention has been dominated by the contra war in Nicaragua, the battle for El Salvador continues. The U.S. government has dumped nearly $3 billion in aid into El Salvador (more than ten times the amount spent on the contras), but there are new signs that the American policy is in trouble. With exclusive footage shot behind guerrilla lines, FRONTLINE takes a fresh look at the war in El Salvador.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Our Forgotten War,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B6D75769E00460185A198B99889B135.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Our Forgotten War.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B6D75769E00460185A198B99889B135>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Our Forgotten War. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B6D75769E00460185A198B99889B135
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