Season 3, Episode 7 Buying the Bomb

Journalist Seymour Hersh investigates the case of Nasir Ahmed Vaid, a Pakistani caught trying to smuggle devices that can be used as triggers in nuclear weapons out of America. Hersh sets out to prove that Vaid was acting at the behest of the Pakistani government.

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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)

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