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World; Clouded Window, The

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Clouded Window, The
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Series Description

Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

Program Description

An examination of television news -- how pictures drive the story and how the same story is given very different treatment from one country to the next. Includes footage from news broadcast throughout the world.



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Broadcast program

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Global Affairs
Chicago: “World; Clouded Window, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA23A9382D2A40BF93C40A8CE3F68317.
MLA: “World; Clouded Window, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA23A9382D2A40BF93C40A8CE3F68317>.
APA: World; Clouded Window, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA23A9382D2A40BF93C40A8CE3F68317
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