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FRONTLINE Special Report
Arming of Iraq, The
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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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Examines how Saddam Hussein built Iraq's possessive massive arsenal of tanks, planes, missiles, and chemical weapons during the 1980's. Correspondent Hodding Carter investigates the complicity of the United States, European governments, and western corporations in creating the Iraqi military machine the world is now trying to stop.

NOTE: Shared program number 900 with Global Dumping Ground.



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Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Arming of Iraq, The,” 09/11/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C3AC7B8BC1AD428FBE934288D53C603B.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Arming of Iraq, The.” 09/11/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C3AC7B8BC1AD428FBE934288D53C603B>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Arming of Iraq, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C3AC7B8BC1AD428FBE934288D53C603B
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