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FRONTLINE Special Report
Comrades: Pacific Outpost
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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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FRONTLINE gained unique access in filming the inner workings of the local government system in Nakhodka, a town six thousand miles and seven time zones from Moscow. Profiles the workaholic lifestyle of Tatyana Naumova, a Communist zealot and town official in Nakhodka, and the tensions it creates with her husband, who cares for their two daughters.



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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: Pacific Outpost,” 04/30/1986, GBH Archives, accessed November 30, 2023,
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: Pacific Outpost.” 04/30/1986. GBH Archives. Web. November 30, 2023. <>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Comrades: Pacific Outpost. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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