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FRONTLINE; Welcome to America

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Welcome to America
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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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Four people, fleeing repression in Poland, come to find a better life in Chicago and confront an America unlike anything they imagined. The bittersweet story of four unforgettable people who flee repression in Poland to find a better life in Chicago. They succeed, fail, fight, love, laugh, and confront an America unlike anything they had ever imagined.

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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Welcome to America,” GBH Archives, accessed December 7, 2022,
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