Season 17, Episode 8 Fat

A survey of obesity and the reasons for it vists Canada, Britain, China, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Cultural, medical, psychological and genetic factors are considered. “The fatter people become,” says producer Antony Thomas, “the more relentlessly the idealized body image is getting thinner.”

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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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