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FRONTLINE; Shootout on Imperial Highway

01/25/1985

PART 2


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Shootout on Imperial Highway
Program Number

303

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

Part I: Update on 1984 program #213, "Warnings from Gangland" which explored gangs and gang related crime in Watts section of Los Angeles. James Hawkins, Sr., has turned his home and business into an armed camp, fighting gang members who live across Imperial Highway. Part II: The trial of gang members accused of conspiracy, through interviews in prison and inside the housing project where they live in the Watts section of Los Angeles, gang members talk about gangs and why they form, and the threat they pose to ordinary citizens.

Duration

00:57:43

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Shootout on Imperial Highway,” 01/25/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B2BA16A5BEB4672844F78E7C060228B.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Shootout on Imperial Highway.” 01/25/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B2BA16A5BEB4672844F78E7C060228B>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Shootout on Imperial Highway. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B2BA16A5BEB4672844F78E7C060228B
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