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FRONTLINE; Poison and the Pentagon

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Poison and the Pentagon
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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 military is America's largest producer of toxic waste. FRONTLINE examines the Pentagon's poor record of cleaning up its waste that contaminates the ground water in communities all over the country.

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