Season 2, Episode 8 Struggle in Birmingham
An examination of the split in the black community in Birmingham, Ala., over the Presidential candidacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson. The program culminates with the primary election in which Jackson divided the black vote with Walter Mondale. Richard Reeves reports.
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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)