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FRONTLINE; Resurrection of Reverend Moon, The

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Resurrection of Reverend Moon, The
Program Number

1009

Series Description

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.

Program Description

The last time most Americans paid much attention to Sun Myung Moon was nearly a decade ago, conjuring up images of mass weddings, flower peddlers, and mind-controlled devotees. But times have changed and so has the Reverend Moon. Moon, after serving 13 months in prison in the early 1980's for conspiracy and false tax returns, has emerged as a major media, financial and political power in the new conservative environment, and owns The Washington Times newspaper. The program explores Moon's long involvement with U.S. political causes and politicians and the foreign sources of funding for Moon's Unification Church. Reported by Eric Nadler.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Resurrection of Reverend Moon, The,” GBH Archives, accessed September 20, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3BE57554E0EB4AFCB4BC275FFDFD273B.
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