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FRONTLINE; Air Crash

05/02/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Air Crash
Program Number

114

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

The aftermath of a major air disaster and how insurance companies and lawyers get involved. Investigates the frightening aftermath of one of the worst air disasters in U.S. history, the June 9, 1982, crash of Pan Am Flight 759 at the New Orleans airport. The report discovers how human greed and legal machinations over hundreds of millions of dollars bring new horror to survivors and victims' relatives alike. (Update aired in 1984.)

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Air Crash,” 05/02/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD49A4C250484C549DCA377833BD4D41.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Air Crash.” 05/02/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD49A4C250484C549DCA377833BD4D41>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Air Crash. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD49A4C250484C549DCA377833BD4D41
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