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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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America's war on drugs has created a new breed of witness - the informant. With the prospect of mandatory life sentences with drug crimes, the only option to escape their fate is to render assistance to federal prosecutors. FRONTLINE takes a critical look at how the federal government uses informants in drug prosecution and the effect it has had on the U.S. judicial system.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Snitch,” 12/15/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897D0B2D2A14423C81777326E064CDE4.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Snitch.” 12/15/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897D0B2D2A14423C81777326E064CDE4>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Snitch. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897D0B2D2A14423C81777326E064CDE4