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FRONTLINE; Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo


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Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo
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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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In the summer of 2000, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were on the brink of reaching a peace agreement. After years of negotiation, both sides seemed ready to move forward -- never before had the dream of peace seemed so close. Within weeks, however, the window of opportunity had closed and the peace process had collapsed. What went wrong? As the Middle East continues to erupt in violence between Israelis and Palestinians, FRONTLINE examines the faltering, frustrating quest for peace in "Shattered Dreams." Beginning with the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the two- hour documentary traces the ongoing peace process through years of negotiations and up through the chaotic events now unfolding. With never-before-seen footage of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and interviews with key figures on both sides of the bargaining table, " Shattered Dreams" gives viewers unprecedented access to the decision making process on which the fate of millions depends.



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo,” 06/27/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B74BB0C0EFF64558B5C04B13C0D93B01.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo.” 06/27/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B74BB0C0EFF64558B5C04B13C0D93B01>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B74BB0C0EFF64558B5C04B13C0D93B01
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