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FRONTLINE; Klaus Barbie: The American Connection

07/25/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Klaus Barbie: The American Connection
Program Number

125

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

CIA's role in protection of Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie. A hated Nazi war criminal, Barbie was returned to France in 1983 to face justice. But some Frenchmen were worried that he would reveal embarrassing evidence about French collaboration, and some Americans feared that he would talk about his postwar work for US intelligence agencies.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Klaus Barbie: The American Connection,” 07/25/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_810A367047004F7C83CA96AB929C458D.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Klaus Barbie: The American Connection.” 07/25/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_810A367047004F7C83CA96AB929C458D>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Klaus Barbie: The American Connection. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_810A367047004F7C83CA96AB929C458D
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