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FRONTLINE; Who's Running this War

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Who's Running this War
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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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Retired US Army General John Singlaub is chief fundraiser for the Nicaraguan contras. Eight months before the Iran-contra scandal broke, this program investigated the contras, probed the legality of private aid, and asked questions about the role of the White House and a mysterious Marine colonel named Oliver North.

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