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FRONTLINE; 88 Seconds in Greensboro

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88 Seconds in Greensboro
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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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Revisits the scene of the 1979 killing of 5 Communist Workers Party members during an anti-Klan rally. On the morning of November 3, 1979, five demonstrators were killed by a group of Klan and Nazi Party members in Greensboro, N.C. Correspondent James Reston, Jr., investigates the role of a police informant who was with the group when the attack was planned and when it was carried out.

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