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FRONTLINE; So You Want to Be President

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So You Want to Be President
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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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Campaign process and its implications. From the lonely, early days of presidential ambition, through the months of promise, to the day of denial, FRONTLINE follows the 1984 presidential campaign of Gary Hart, revealing presidential politics as it has never before been seen on television.

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