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FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol

01/31/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
In the Shadow of the Capitol
Program Number

103

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

Former civil rights activists now running the nation's capitol reflect on the changing times. Correspondent Charles Cobb journeys to a Washington, D.C., that tourists rarely see. The nation's capital, seventy-five percent black, faces widespread poverty, yet it is run by some of the civil-rights movement's most effective and militant organizers, including Mayor Marion Barry.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol,” 01/31/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD02A6226D104EB99E0145CC1ED98334.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol.” 01/31/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD02A6226D104EB99E0145CC1ED98334>.
APA: FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD02A6226D104EB99E0145CC1ED98334
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