Season 4, Episode 15 Holy War, Holy Terror
Examined: the roots of Iran's Islamic revolution and efforts to export it. Included: how the Ayatollah Khomeini has used the Shi'ite belief in the nobility of dying for a cause to motivate his followers in the Persian Gulf war. Also: a discussion of possible links between Iran and terrorist activities throughout the world.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1983
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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)