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FRONTLINE; American Way of War, The

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American Way of War, The
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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 US is trying to come to grips with its role in modern wars. Examines the complex relationship between the U.S. Army, its fighting doctrine, the American people, and the government in an effort to understand the army's role in waging modern wars. Working Title: Big War, Small War

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