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FRONTLINE Special Report
When Children Testify
Series Description

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

This program explores some of the psychological and legal issues raised in Frontline's "Innocence Lost" pertaining to legal testimony of children regarding the accuracy of their memories, the pressures of extensive questioning and public appearances in court, etc. Participants include Judge William Pounders of LA Superior Court; Kenneth Lanning of FBI; Stephen Ceci of Cornell University. NOTE: complete list of participants is on file.



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Broadcast program

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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; When Children Testify,” 05/07/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B57BCA4B55684C039791E43CE6F7C0D7.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; When Children Testify.” 05/07/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B57BCA4B55684C039791E43CE6F7C0D7>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; When Children Testify. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B57BCA4B55684C039791E43CE6F7C0D7
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