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FRONTLINE; Does TV Kill


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Does TV Kill
Program Number

1307

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

Before the average American child leaves elementary school, researchers estimate that he or she will have witnessed more than 8,000 murders on television. FRONTLINE correspondent Al Austin journeys through what is known about television violence and how it affects society. The program reveals some unexpected conclusions about the impact TV has on Americans' world view. Following the documentary portion of the program, Bill Moyers will lead a 15-minute discussion with a panel of experts who have studied the effects TV has on children. The panel will discuss what parents can do about their children's relationship with television.

Duration

00:90:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Does TV Kill,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C094B2EFA1314DE99A7BB07A03B86250.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Does TV Kill.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C094B2EFA1314DE99A7BB07A03B86250>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Does TV Kill. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C094B2EFA1314DE99A7BB07A03B86250
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