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FRONTLINE; SIEGE OF BETHLEHEM, The

06/13/2002


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
SIEGE OF BETHLEHEM, The
Program Number

2021K1

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

On April 2, as Israeli tanks rolled into Bethlehem, some 200 Palestinians—many of them armed—stormed into the fabled Church of the Nativity. They remained there for 39 days, as the standoff between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants at one of the world’s most revered holy sites kept the world transfixed. In “The Siege of Bethlehem,” FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the siege at the Church of the Nativity. With unprecedented inside access to key figures on both sides of the standoff, FRONTLINE reveals the secret negotiations, strategies, gambits, and maneuvers employed throughout the siege, as the combatants sought to maintain the delicate balance between diplomatic persuasion and military might.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; SIEGE OF BETHLEHEM, The,” 06/13/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E4F56A8E87C43BE9AD250E7F41F6585.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; SIEGE OF BETHLEHEM, The.” 06/13/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E4F56A8E87C43BE9AD250E7F41F6585>.
APA: FRONTLINE; SIEGE OF BETHLEHEM, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E4F56A8E87C43BE9AD250E7F41F6585
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