World; John Albok, Tailor
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- John Albok, Tailor
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Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978
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John Albok , tailor of Madison Avenue, New York is 85 years old. More than 50 years ago he came as an immigrant from Hungary. He picked up a camera in his fight for a good and just society. Told of a country where hard working fists made rich men of those who came empty-handed, his life and pictures tell another story.
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- Global Affairs
- Chicago: “World; John Albok, Tailor,” 10/27/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72805F7AC7304412AD5FF2235658524F.
- MLA: “World; John Albok, Tailor.” 10/27/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72805F7AC7304412AD5FF2235658524F>.
- APA: World; John Albok, Tailor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72805F7AC7304412AD5FF2235658524F