Season 3, Episode 6 Retreat from Beirut
A program examining the deployment and subsequent withdrawal of Marines in Lebanon charts developments from the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982 to the U.S. pullout in 1984. Correspondent William Greider talks with Pentagon officials, Middle East diplomats and White House policymakers.
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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)