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FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Man Who Made the Supergun, The
Program Number

911

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

Chronicles the life and death of Dr. Gerald V. Bull, whose murder in March 1990 ended the career of one of the world's most brilliant artillery designers. It also prevented Iraq's Saddam Hussein from acquiring the "supergun" he had hired Bull to develop. Bull's murder is believed to have been orchestrated by the Israeli secret intelligence agency, Mossad.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The,” GBH Archives, accessed September 20, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BF9657916BA4AEC8649083FD026B68A.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The.” GBH Archives. Web. September 20, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BF9657916BA4AEC8649083FD026B68A>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Man Who Made the Supergun, The. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6BF9657916BA4AEC8649083FD026B68A
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