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FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: The Education Of Rita


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FRONTLINE Special Report
Comrades: The Education Of Rita
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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

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Rita Tikhonova, twenty-one, is a model Russian citizen. The lifestyle and ambitions of an outstanding Young Communist League member in Moscow are depicted as she completes her education at a prestigious school and begins her first teaching job.



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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: The Education Of Rita,” 06/16/1986, GBH Archives, accessed April 22, 2024,
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