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FRONTLINE; Fooling With Nature


AIR: 6/02/98 Ch 1 & 2 stereo Dub from D-Beta Packaged Master Duration: 56:46

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Fooling With Nature
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Premiered January 1983 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 examines new evidence in the debate over the danger of man- made chemicals to human health and the environment, 35 years after Rachel Carson first raised concerns of an impending ecological crisis. Currently millions in research and public relations dollars are being spent in the battle and President Clinton is calling this one of his top environmental priorities. The film looks at the growing concern that man-made chemicals like pesticides and dioxins are altering hormones in animals and examines their possible impact on human beings.

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Public Affairs
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