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FRONTLINE; Behind the Mask: the Ira and Sinn Fein

10/20/1997

Ch 1 stereo left Ch 2 stereo right Ch 3 mono Output from AVR 77 AIR: 10/21/97 TRT: 1:56:46


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Behind the Mask: the Ira and Sinn Fein
Program Number

1603K

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

The most sophisticated guerrilla movement in the world, the Irish Republican Army (IRA), and its equally formidable political arm, Sinn Fein, have waged a bloody campaign in Northern Ireland for more than a quarter of a century. FRONTLINE traces the history of the IRA and Sinn Fein, examining their tactics, weapons and operational structures, and assesses the chances of a final resolution to one of the world's oldest and bloodiest conflicts.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Behind the Mask: the Ira and Sinn Fein,” 10/20/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8459E2AEDA7B44FCA680FE08D5B53629.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Behind the Mask: the Ira and Sinn Fein.” 10/20/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8459E2AEDA7B44FCA680FE08D5B53629>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Behind the Mask: the Ira and Sinn Fein. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8459E2AEDA7B44FCA680FE08D5B53629
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