WGBH Openvault

FRONTLINE; Bombing of West Philly, The

05/02/1987

LANGUAGE EDITED


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Bombing of West Philly, The
Program Number

510

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

A look into the 1985 bombing of a West Philadelphia row house involving MOVE, a small but powerful urban cult. The surrounding neighborhood burned out of control, leaving 250 homeless. Correspondent Leon Dash examines why the bombing really happened.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Bombing of West Philly, The,” 05/02/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB1F3A13137A4BACB210F26E03A80D10.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Bombing of West Philly, The.” 05/02/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB1F3A13137A4BACB210F26E03A80D10>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Bombing of West Philly, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB1F3A13137A4BACB210F26E03A80D10
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.