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FRONTLINE; Sanctuary

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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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Economic vs political refugees: treatment of Central American vs Polish refugees is the focus. Follows the journey of a Guatemalan family through the "new underground railroad" and considers the plight of the people who seek refuge from governments allied to the United States.

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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Sanctuary,” GBH Archives, accessed September 29, 2023,
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