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FRONTLINE; Hillary's Class

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Hillary's Class
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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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In addition to chronicling Hillary Rodham Clinton's Wellesley 25th class reunion this past June, this program draws on interviews with more several class members and uses photos, videos and biographical updates written for reunions over the past 25 years, to tell the story of this group of women who discovered almost overnight they were "pioneers." Women interviewed include: Betsy Griffith, headmistress of Madeira School for Girls; Martha Teichner, CBS news correspondent; Nancy Wanderer; Janet Hill and Francille Wilson, two of the six African-American women in the class; and Ann Sentilles.



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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Hillary's Class,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F98EDD7EB7934E08956E1F130379DD8F.
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APA: FRONTLINE; Hillary's Class. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F98EDD7EB7934E08956E1F130379DD8F
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