Frontline - Season 7

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Tuesday 9:00 PM on PBS Premiered Jan 17, 1983 In Season

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Episode Guide

  • Who's Killing Calvert City?
    6/20/89
    0.0
    Frontline profiles the city of Calvert City, Kentucky, which is being killed by pollution from its major employers, industry giants like GAF and BF Goodrich.
  • Death of a Terrorist
    6/13/89
    0.0
    Frontline investigates Mairead Farrell, one of three Irish Republican Army terrorists killed by British security forces on Gibraltar in March of 1988.
  • Babies at Risk
    Babies at Risk
    Episode 15
    5/23/89
    0.0
    Frontline investigates the incredibly high mortality rate of babies in some of Chicago's suburbs and how how health and social workers try to combat the horrific conditions
  • Remember My Lai
    Remember My Lai
    Episode 14
    5/23/89
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    Frontline takes a look at the day in which American soldiers killed over 500 children and adults in a Vietnamese hamlet called My Lai.
  • Israel: The Covert Connection
    5/16/89
    0.0
    Frontline examines the secret relationship between the U.S. and Israel as it pertains to covert operations.
  • Yellowstone Under Fire
    5/9/89
    0.0
    Frontline examines the impact of the changes which have taken place to Yellowstone during the Reagan administration.
  • Extraordinary People
    5/2/89
    0.0
    On this episode, Judy Woodruff profiles the struggle of three thalidomide children who overcame their handicaps to go on to a better life.
  • The Shakespeare Mystery
    4/18/89
    8.5
    Frontline correspondent Al Austin investigates the theory that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford was the real Shakespeare.
  • Murder in the Amazon
    4/11/89
    0.0
    Frontline investigates the murder of an environmentalist and leader of seringueiros, Brazilian rubber tappers, Chino Mendes.
  • The Dallas Drug War
    4/4/89
    0.0
    Frontline's Bob Ray Sanders profiles the struggle of one neighborhood in Dallas, Texas to combat the drugs and violence that is threatening the lives of it's citizens, young and old.
  • Prescriptions for Profit
    3/28/89
    0.0
    Frontline's Joe Rosenbloom investigates abuses in the fiercely competitive marketing and promotion of prescription drugs by their manufacturers.
  • Who Profits from Drugs?
    2/21/89
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    Frontline investigates how the US economy uses the profits from the illegal drug trade. The program documents a network of lawyers, real estate developers, stock brokers, and bankers who launder drug proceeds through 'legitimate' businesses in Miami, Boston, and Dallas, Texas.
  • Children of the Night
    2/14/89
    0.0
    Frontline follows the story of Iain Brown, who at thirteen left the comfortable world of a middle-class family in Walnut Creek, CA, for the life of a male hustler in San Francisco. Iain committed suicide in December 1987 at the age of nineteen.This story highlights the disturbing and growing national problem of teenage runaways and suicides.moreless
  • Running With Jesse
    Running With Jesse
    Episode 4
    2/7/89
    0.0
    Taking an inside look at the historic 1988 presidential campaign of the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Frontline profiles the Jackson strategy, his relationship with the press and his difficulties with the Jewish community.
  • The Battle for Eastern Airlines
    1/31/89
    0.0
    Donald Trump's purchase of Eastern Airlines' shuttle focused national attention once again on the fight for this troubled airline. Now, Frontline's Robert Kuttner chronicles the saga of Eastern's ongoing labor-management disputes and the behind-the-scenes struggles between the machinists' union and Texas Air.
  • The Spy Who Broke the Code
    1/24/89
    9.0
    Frontline takes a look at John Walker and investigates his the Walker spy ring and how it sold secrets about American military codes to the Soviets. This episode assesses the damage to US national security and includes exclusive interviews with Walker, the convicted ring leader, and his principal partner, Jerry Whitworth.moreless
  • The Real Life of Ronald Reagan
    1/18/89
    0.0
    As President Bush prepares to take office, Frontline correspondent Garry Wills profiles the career of Ronald Reagan, his legacy, and public life through the eyes of friends, top aides, biographers, and critics.