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FRONTLINE; John Paul II: The Millennial Pope


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John Paul II: The Millennial Pope
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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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John Paul II is a charismatic, self-confident pope who has strengthened the Catholic Church and awakened the rest of the world to many moral issues. As the millennium comes to an end, John Paul II remains a key world figure. Interviews and rich film landscapes come together into a definitive biography of a pope who has been at the center of the landmark events of the last 50 years -- the Holocaust and World War II, the fall of communism, liberation theology and the struggle for human rights and social justice.



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; John Paul II: The Millennial Pope,” 11/16/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C207405E9C064B0E9B2FD9E4FBFFC927.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; John Paul II: The Millennial Pope.” 11/16/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C207405E9C064B0E9B2FD9E4FBFFC927>.
APA: FRONTLINE; John Paul II: The Millennial Pope. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C207405E9C064B0E9B2FD9E4FBFFC927
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