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FRONTLINE; News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin, Part II

02/13/2006

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin, Part II
Program Number

2506

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

Part two continues with the legal jeopardy faced by a number of reporters across the country, and the additional complications generated by the war on terror. Correspondent Lowell Bergman interviews reporters facing jail for refusing to reveal their sources in the context of leak investigations and asks questions on tough issues that now confront the editors of the nation’s leading newspapers, including: how much can the press reveal about secret government programs in the war on terror without jeopardizing national security? FRONTLINE looks past the heated, partisan rhetoric to determine how much of this battle is politics and whether such reporting actually harms national security.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin, Part II,” 02/13/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9D68AD5FC0B4C368F6C1632ACAA0BF1.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin, Part II.” 02/13/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9D68AD5FC0B4C368F6C1632ACAA0BF1>.
APA: FRONTLINE; News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin, Part II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9D68AD5FC0B4C368F6C1632ACAA0BF1
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