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FRONTLINE; Dreams of Tibet

Part of Stories of East and South East Asia.

Ch 1 stereo left Ch 2 stereo right Ch 3 mono Output from AVR 77 TRT: 56:46 AIR: 10/28/97


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Dreams of Tibet
Program Number

1604

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

Journalist and China-watcher Orville Schell, who traveled secretly to Tibet for FRONTLINE in 1994, returns to a story that won't go away. On the eve of Chinese premier Jiang Zemin's trip to Washington and with two new Hollywood films focusing on Tibet, new attention is being paid to a country that has long been a political cause celebre. Schell explores the clash of values between American opinion of China's human rights record -- shaped by powerful forces in Hollywood -- and an uncomprehending and intransigent Chinese leadership.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Film and Television
Military Forces and Armaments
Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Social Issues
Creators
Loeterman, Ben (Director)
Fraser, Nancy (Producer)
Breashears, David (Producer)
Fanning, David (Writer)
Schell, Orville (Writer)
Sullivan, Michael (Executive Producer)
Contributors
Gere, Richard (Interviewee)
Seagal, Steven (Interviewee)
Yauch, Adam (Interviewee)
Tethong, Tenzin (Interviewee)
Norbu, Jamyang (Interviewee)
Avnet, Jon (Interviewee)
Scorsese, Martin (Interviewee)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Dreams of Tibet,” GBH Archives, accessed March 3, 2024, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F6B564B4F2744784BBF406A4843DBC00.
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APA: FRONTLINE; Dreams of Tibet. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F6B564B4F2744784BBF406A4843DBC00
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