FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol
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- In the Shadow of the Capitol
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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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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.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol,” 01/31/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD02A6226D104EB99E0145CC1ED98334.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; In the Shadow of the Capitol.” 01/31/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 22, 2017. <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