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FRONTLINE; Kim’s Nuclear Gamble


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Kim’s Nuclear Gamble
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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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The world is running out of time to strike a peace-preserving deal with North Korea's strange and reclusive leader Kim Jong-il. For ten years, threats, deceptions, and diplomatic ploys have shaped U.S. relations with the Hermit Kingdom. Now, what happens next depends on the outcome of a raging debate within the Bush administration over how best to handle Chairman Kim. FRONTLINE traces the delicate maneuvers and clumsy turns that have brought the world to the brink of a nuclear showdown in Asia



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Kim’s Nuclear Gamble,” 04/10/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D2F52AFB6E4D4749BCCA391D498FB8E1.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Kim’s Nuclear Gamble.” 04/10/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D2F52AFB6E4D4749BCCA391D498FB8E1>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Kim’s Nuclear Gamble. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D2F52AFB6E4D4749BCCA391D498FB8E1
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