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FRONTLINE; Hot Politics


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Hot Politics
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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 and the Center for Investigative Reporting go behind the scenes to explore how bi-partisan political and economic forces prevented the U.S. government from confronting what may be one of the most serious problems facing humanity today. The film examines some of the key moments that have shaped the politics of global warming, and how local and state governments and the private sector are now taking bold steps in the absence of federal leadership. Episode Description



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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Hot Politics,” 04/19/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7910C0720340465D9499720E7A742FCF.
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APA: FRONTLINE; Hot Politics. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7910C0720340465D9499720E7A742FCF
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