Season 7, Episode 3 Escape From China
First Aired: June 21, 1994
Chronicling the flight of Chinese dissident Zhang Boli after the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. The program combines footage shot on location with Boli's own account of his perilous journey.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
- Rating: None
- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)