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FRONTLINE; Cry, Ethiopia, Cry


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Cry, Ethiopia, Cry
Program Number

222

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

Drought and famine and Ethiopia - why the early warning signals were virtually ignored. In desert camps described as "the closest thing to hell on earth," nearly 100 children, old people, and the infirm were dying every day. They were dying while the U.S. and the Soviet Union argued over how to feed them and what to do about Ethiopia.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Cry, Ethiopia, Cry,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD5EBED372A0409FACFEC593BC5255B0.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Cry, Ethiopia, Cry.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD5EBED372A0409FACFEC593BC5255B0>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Cry, Ethiopia, Cry. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD5EBED372A0409FACFEC593BC5255B0
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