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FRONTLINE; Eighty-eight Seconds in Greensboro

01/24/1983

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Eighty-eight Seconds in Greensboro
Program Number

102

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

Revisits the scene of the 1979 killing of 5 Communist Workers Party members during an anti-Klan rally. On the morning of November 3, 1979, five demonstrators were killed by a group of Klan and Nazi Party members in Greensboro, N.C. Correspondent James Reston, Jr., investigates the role of a police informant who was with the group when the attack was planned and when it was carried out.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Eighty-eight Seconds in Greensboro,” 01/24/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FFAACE2567AA402D9859D763E72AC76B.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Eighty-eight Seconds in Greensboro.” 01/24/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FFAACE2567AA402D9859D763E72AC76B>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Eighty-eight Seconds in Greensboro. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FFAACE2567AA402D9859D763E72AC76B
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