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FRONTLINE; Poland - the Morning After

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Poland - the Morning After
Program Number

808

Series Description

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.

Program Description

As Communism crumbles in Poland, explores the hope and promise of the new solidarity government and examines the deep economic troubles that threaten Poland's young democracy. In the summer of 1989, Poland astonished the world by starting the revolution which has swept Eastern Europe. Solidarity, the once-banned independent trade union, took power in a coalition government ending forty-five years of Communist repression. In this report,examines a society attempting something which has never been done, changing overnight from Communism to capitalism.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Poland - the Morning After,” GBH Archives, accessed September 21, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3979B7B6B734DDDA847AA772A16E2AE.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Poland - the Morning After.” GBH Archives. Web. September 21, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3979B7B6B734DDDA847AA772A16E2AE>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Poland - the Morning After. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3979B7B6B734DDDA847AA772A16E2AE
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