FRONTLINE; Struggle for Russia
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- Struggle for Russia
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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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Last year on May Day, 1993, thousands of hard-core Russian communists, their supporters, and militant nationalists rioted in Moscow's streets. Hundreds were injured. The program explores the past two years of Russia's economic chaos and social turmoil, presenting the story of the rise and fall of Boris Yeltsin, examining why Yeltsin's "shock therapy" dramatically foundered and unleashed social and political forces that crippled him and how the resulting power vacuum was skillfully seized by populist nationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Struggle for Russia,” 05/04/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 20, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9002B9273DFE468FA9F8B5CFEFD3046F.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Struggle for Russia.” 05/04/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 20, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9002B9273DFE468FA9F8B5CFEFD3046F>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Struggle for Russia. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9002B9273DFE468FA9F8B5CFEFD3046F