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FRONTLINE; Operation Urgent Fury

01/26/1988


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Operation Urgent Fury
Program Number

602

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

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Seymour Hersh investigates one of Reagan's greatest triumphs -- the rescue of American students during the 1983 invasion of Grenada. The report reveals an inept U.S. military operation and severely questions whether the students needed rescuing at all.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Operation Urgent Fury,” 01/26/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C613A533C3E744318FD8E17D011054C4.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Operation Urgent Fury.” 01/26/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C613A533C3E744318FD8E17D011054C4>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Operation Urgent Fury. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C613A533C3E744318FD8E17D011054C4
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