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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Extraordinary People
Program Number

711Q

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

Over twenty-five years ago, scores of Canadian women gave birth to badly malformed children because of a prescription drug called thalidomide. Judy Woodruff profiles the heroic struggle of three thalidomide children who overcame their handicaps despite government neglect and inadequate rehabilitative solutions.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Extraordinary People,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_883A9617B00149438B8FB01B68304DF8.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Extraordinary People.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_883A9617B00149438B8FB01B68304DF8>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Extraordinary People. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_883A9617B00149438B8FB01B68304DF8
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