FRONTLINE; Secret Story of Terry Waite, The
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Secret Story of Terry Waite, The
- Program Number
- 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
Examines the secret connections between Oliver North and British hostage Terry Waite, Anglican church envoy just released from captivity in Lebanon. Correspondent Gavin Hewitt investigates how North used Waite's efforts to free the hostages as a cover for the covert American arms-for-hostages deals with Iran and how that deception may have led to the kidnapping of Terry Waite. (AIRED 11/19 ON BBC PANORAMA, story also picked up by ABC's NIGHTLINE.)
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Public Affairs
- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Secret Story of Terry Waite, The,” 11/24/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 24, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE87E26D2534DAA9BD0A2B1248EAA7C.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Secret Story of Terry Waite, The.” 11/24/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 24, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE87E26D2534DAA9BD0A2B1248EAA7C>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Secret Story of Terry Waite, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE87E26D2534DAA9BD0A2B1248EAA7C