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FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1948-1963


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FRONTLINE Special Report
Apartheid: 1948-1963
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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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Part 2 details the new policy which included classifying all South Africans by race, removing blacks from cities where many had lived for generations, and establishing separate and unequal schooling for blacks. Frontline focuses on the increasing black resistance in the 1950s and the rise of resistance leader Nelson Mandela.



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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1948-1963,” 07/08/1988, GBH Archives, accessed April 24, 2024,
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1948-1963.” 07/08/1988. GBH Archives. Web. April 24, 2024. <>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1948-1963. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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