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FRONTLINE; To the Brink of War

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To the Brink of 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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On Jan. 15,1991 the United Nations resolution authorizing the use of force against Saddam Hussein takes effect. Correspondent Hodding Carter examines the critical decisions made inside the White House, the State Department and the Pentagon leading up to that date.

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