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FRONTLINE; Justice for Sale


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Justice for Sale
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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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FRONTLINE and Bill Moyers investigate how campaign cash is corrupting America's courts. In the 39 States where judges are elected, special interest money is pouring into judicial politics, threatening to compromise judicial independence. This program focuses on three states -- Texas, Louisiana and Pennsylvania -- and documents efforts by special interest groups to influence.

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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Justice for Sale,” 11/23/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0657588080F4B468DA3E9A611FC5F85.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Justice for Sale.” 11/23/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0657588080F4B468DA3E9A611FC5F85>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Justice for Sale. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0657588080F4B468DA3E9A611FC5F85
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