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Frontline

Plague War (#1706)

FRONTLINE presents new evidence culled from scientists, terrorist groups, military intelligence and policy makers to examine the threat biological sarfare poses to world security and the responses some Western nations are frantically developing. Today, there are 10 nations in the world conducting offensive biological warfare weapon programs. Cheap, and now technologically possible to produce and refine into weapons of mass destruction, biological warfare has the potential to do as much damage to civilian populations as nuclear weapons. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Curricular Areas
Social Studies
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345 episodes
Average Episode Length
68 minutes
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Series Description: As PBS' premier public affairs series, FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human, social and political experience.

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