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FRONTLINE; God’s Banker

02/14/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
God’s Banker
Program Number

105

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

Power politics and the Catholic Church involved in collapse of Banco Ambrosiana and the death of banker Roberto Calvi. In 1982, a man was discovered hanging from a bridge over the Thames River in London. He was Roberto Calvi, head of Italy's largest bank and chief advisor to the Vatican's bank. Reporter Jeremy Paxman investigates Calvi's links with the Vatican and with P-2, a secret Italian society, and questions whether his death was really a suicide.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; God’s Banker,” 02/14/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C46375EB23C146F2848BAE2E9C158AAD.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; God’s Banker.” 02/14/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C46375EB23C146F2848BAE2E9C158AAD>.
APA: FRONTLINE; God’s Banker. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C46375EB23C146F2848BAE2E9C158AAD
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