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FRONTLINE; Israel the Covert Connection

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Israel the Covert Connection
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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The Iran-contra scandal revealed a glimpse of the U.S. government's secret relationship with Israel. This program investigates America's strategic alliance with Israel since the 1950s and our covert and overt ties to Israeli arms deals and intelligence operations.

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