Season 15, Episode 14 The Opium Kings

The intertwining of revolution and heroin in Myanmar is examined in “The Opium Kings,” which profiles Khun Sa, a long-time separatist leader who's also an accused trafficker. Included: an interview with Khun Sa; a look at economic and political conditions in Myanmar. Produced by Adrian Cowell for British television.

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  • Premise: 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)

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