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FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst

04/30/1990

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Seven Days in Bensonhurst
Program Number

813D

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

The 1989 murder of Yusef Hawkins by white youths in the Bensonhurst section of New York City set off a racial and political fire storm. Writer Shelby Steele returns to talk to the participants and tries to unravel the bitter accusations and denials of racial crisis on the eve of the first verdicts in the murder case.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst,” 04/30/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F860D174912A4EA7A952CCBE0091C86E.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst.” 04/30/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F860D174912A4EA7A952CCBE0091C86E>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F860D174912A4EA7A952CCBE0091C86E
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