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FRONTLINE; In Our Water

05/23/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
In Our Water
Program Number

117

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

New Jersey resident discovers his water is contaminated by a nearby toxic waste dump. Frank Kaler's story begins simply enough when he requests a water test because his children develop skin lesions after bathing. FRONTLINE chronicles Kaler's six-year battle with local and federal officials over the chemical pollution of his drinking water.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; In Our Water,” 05/23/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D627FB0B3B6F43A286FAE5B01E36F7D9.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; In Our Water.” 05/23/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D627FB0B3B6F43A286FAE5B01E36F7D9>.
APA: FRONTLINE; In Our Water. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D627FB0B3B6F43A286FAE5B01E36F7D9
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