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FRONTLINE; Innocence Lost

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Innocence Lost
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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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INNOCENCE LOST examines the tangled roots of charges of child sexual molestation at a prestigious day-care center in the small town of Edenton, North Carolina, following accusations made in the winter of 1989. In a two-hour special edition, program examines the tangled roots of the charges and history of the investigations in this controversial case. Following program, WHEN CHILDREN TESTIFY will brings experts together to explores the issues raised by the case.

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