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FRONTLINE; War on Nicaragua

04/13/1987


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
War on Nicaragua
Program Number

509

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

As the Iran-contra scandal was still unfolding, correspondent William Greider revealed how the U.S. began supporting the contras in Nicaragua and why our involvement there continues. The program is a meticulous reconstruction of U.S. policy toward Nicaragua, and an investigation into how U.S. foreign policy is made.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; War on Nicaragua,” 04/13/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_737473B145394B569AA2A2F9A03F8EB5.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; War on Nicaragua.” 04/13/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_737473B145394B569AA2A2F9A03F8EB5>.
APA: FRONTLINE; War on Nicaragua. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_737473B145394B569AA2A2F9A03F8EB5
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