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FRONTLINE; Bombing of West Philly, The

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Bombing of West Philly, The
Program Number

510

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

A look into the 1985 bombing of a West Philadelphia row house involving MOVE, a small but powerful urban cult. The surrounding neighborhood burned out of control, leaving 250 homeless. Correspondent Leon Dash examines why the bombing really happened.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
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