FRONTLINE; House Of Saud
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- House Of Saud
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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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The House of Saud has controlled every aspect of Saudi life and politics since the kingdom was established in 1932. But outside the Desert Kingdom, little is known about Saudi Arabia's secretive royal family. In "The House of Saud," FRONTLINE explores how the Al Saud family maintains its hold on power in the face of growing tensions between Islam and modernity. Through interviews with members of the royal family, government officials and other experts from Saudi Arabia and the U.S., this documentary also traces America's relations with the Saudi royal family from their first alliance in the 1930s through September 11 and beyond to the present day.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; House Of Saud,” 02/08/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_98822D8C0A184EBA9BCF77010F7ECC49.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; House Of Saud.” 02/08/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_98822D8C0A184EBA9BCF77010F7ECC49>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; House Of Saud. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_98822D8C0A184EBA9BCF77010F7ECC49