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FRONTLINE Special Report; When Children Testify

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FRONTLINE Special Report
When Children Testify
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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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This program explores some of the psychological and legal issues raised in FRONTLINE's "Innocence Lost" pertaining to legal testimony of children regarding the accuracy of their memories, the pressures of extensive questioning and public appearances in court, etc. Participants include Judge William Pounders of LA Superior Court; Kenneth Lanning of FBI; Stephen Ceci of Cornell University. NOTE: complete list of participants is on file.

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