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FRONTLINE; Merchants of Cool, The

02/23/2001

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Merchants of Cool, The
Program Number

1911

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

Teenagers today have more money and independence than ever before. Their lives have become the object of obsessive focus by corporate America. Their tastes, attitudes and aspirations are sampled and resampled by marketers wielding the latest scientific tools to determine exactly who they are and what they want. And from this surging stream of data, the dream-weavers of Hollywood and Madison Avenue tell a version of teenage life in movies, television, music and advertising that is meant to appeal to their deepest sensibilities. FRONTLINE explores the culture in which today's American teenager is growing up.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Merchants of Cool, The,” 02/23/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4AB89EFF9A341C98B5D96984CD313B9.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Merchants of Cool, The.” 02/23/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4AB89EFF9A341C98B5D96984CD313B9>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Merchants of Cool, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4AB89EFF9A341C98B5D96984CD313B9
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