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FRONTLINE Special Report; Decade of Destruction: Killing for Land

08/25/1990


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Series
FRONTLINE Special Report
Program
Decade of Destruction: Killing for Land
Program Number

DOD102

Series Description

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

Land wars break out as millions of farmers migrate to massive ranches in the Brazilian rain forest. Absentee landlords hire gunmen to kill the squatters, and when the peasants take up arms, the result is lawless gun battle.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
News
Public Affairs
Creators
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Decade of Destruction: Killing for Land,” 08/25/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F339D5DF8F514EE7A6339C4B21D85667.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Decade of Destruction: Killing for Land.” 08/25/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F339D5DF8F514EE7A6339C4B21D85667>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Decade of Destruction: Killing for Land. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F339D5DF8F514EE7A6339C4B21D85667
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