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Best Campaign Money Can Buy, The
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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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This program investigates the behind-the-scenes money givers who raise and donate record-breaking sums to finance the presidential campaigns and the access and influence they gain with the candidates. Beginning with the "President's Dinner" which raised nine million dollars in one night, correspondent Robert Krulwich identifies and follows the largest contributors to the Bush and Clinton campaigns and traces the impact money has on American politics.



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Best Campaign Money Can Buy, The,” 10/27/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7F1D353FF21C46C28DA127345C44735E.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Best Campaign Money Can Buy, The.” 10/27/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7F1D353FF21C46C28DA127345C44735E>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Best Campaign Money Can Buy, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7F1D353FF21C46C28DA127345C44735E
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