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World; Frank Terpil: Confessions of a Dangerous Man

01/08/1982


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Series
World
Program
Frank Terpil: Confessions of a Dangerous Man
Program Number

503

Series Description

Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

Program Description

Frank Terpil, in flight from a 53-year sentence for supplying arms to terrorists, is interviewed from his exile in Beirut. Profiting from terror without suffering qualms takes a certain mentality. Terpil details the operations of the merchants of terror.

Duration

00:91:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “World; Frank Terpil: Confessions of a Dangerous Man,” 01/08/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADF0DE36909C4A89B9EFFFD41DD94400.
MLA: “World; Frank Terpil: Confessions of a Dangerous Man.” 01/08/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADF0DE36909C4A89B9EFFFD41DD94400>.
APA: World; Frank Terpil: Confessions of a Dangerous Man. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ADF0DE36909C4A89B9EFFFD41DD94400
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