Frontline 1983 | TV Show

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PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar (more…)

Premiered: January 1, 1983

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Season 12, Episode 7 A Place for Madness

A visit to the Massachusetts town of Northampton to study the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill, focusing on the debate over patients' civil rights vs. public safety. Included: comments from a couple with a mentally ill son.

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