FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst
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- Seven Days in Bensonhurst
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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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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.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst,” 04/30/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F860D174912A4EA7A952CCBE0091C86E.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Seven Days in Bensonhurst.” 04/30/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2018. <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