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Episode Guide
EPISODE 104
Airdate: January 16, 2003

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits

>>Transcript

OVERVIEW

Nigeria, THE ROAD NORTH
What the Miss World riots reveal about a divided country
FRONTLINE/World reporter and producer Alexis Bloom and co-producer Cassandra Herrman land in Nigeria just as the Miss World contest gets under way. A riot breaks out, hundreds die and the beauty contestants flee. In the aftermath, what will happen to Amina Lawal, a woman sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery? read more

North Korea, SUSPICIOUS MINDS
A reporter's quirky visit to the forbidding "hermit kingdom"
FRONTLINE/World visits North Korea, which is among the most closed societies on the globe. Traveling as tourists, BBC reporter Ben Anderson and cinematographer/producer Will Daws peek past the sights planned for them on their guided tour and develop surprising rapport with their ideologically pure official minders. read more

Iceland, THE FUTURE OF SOUND
Innovative pop music from the land of ice and fire
Music critic Marco Werman flies into Iceland for FRONTLINE/World on a hunt to find some of the most innovative pop music on the planet. Around-the-clock pub crawls follow, naturally. read more

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TV AND WEB CREDITS

SUSPICIOUS MINDS

REPORTER: Ben Anderson; PRODUCER/VIDEOGRAPHER: Will Daws; EDITORS: Ryshard Opyrchal, Michael H. Amundson; a BBC production for FRONTLINE/World

THE ROAD NORTH

PRODUCED AND REPORTED BY: Alexis Bloom, Cassandra Herrman; VIDEOGRAPHER: Cassandra Herrman; EDITORS: Steve Audette, Amy Young; ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: APTN, BBC; SPECIAL THANKS: UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

THE FUTURE OF SOUND

REPORTER: Marco Werman; VIDEOGRAPHER: Peter Pearce; SOUND: Paul Rusnak; EDITORS: David Ritsher, John MacGibbon; ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Arni Sveinnson, Elektra Entertainment Group, Filmus Productions Iceland; MUSIC: Apparat Organ Quartet, Björk, Sigur Rós, Singapore Sling, Telco Systems, Trabant

For FRONTLINE/World 104

PRODUCTION MANAGER: Rachel Raney; ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: Sheraz Sadiq, Jessie Deeter; UNIT MANAGER: Suzanne Romaine; WEB PRODUCER: Angela Morgenstern; WEB EDITOR: Doug Foster; SITE DESIGN: Fluent Studios; PROMOTION: Erin Martin Kane, Chris Kelly, Brian Eley; COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Brent Quan Hall, Ellen Schneider, Active Voice; LEGAL: Eric Brass, David Moyce; SATELLITE PHOTOS: Space Imaging; THEME MUSIC: Supreme Beings of Leisure; SOUND MIX: David Porter; POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Chris Fournelle; POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Chetin Chabuk; ONLINE EDITOR: Michael H. Amundson; SENIOR VIDEO EDITOR: Steve Audette; SERIES DESIGN: John MacGibbon; FRONTLINE COORDINATING PRODUCER: Robin Parmelee; FRONTLINE PRODUCTION MANAGER: Tim Mangini; FRONTLINE SERIES MANAGER: Jim Bracciale; KQED VP, TV STATION MANAGER: DeAnne Hamilton; EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE FOR KQED: Sue Ellen McCann; EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE FOR WGBH/FRONTLINE: Sharon Tiller; SERIES EDITOR: Stephen Talbot; EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: David Fanning

Web Site (Nigeria, North Korea, Iceland)

PRODUCER: Angela Morgenstern; DESIGN AND PRODUCTION: Susan Harris Fluent Studios; Additional Production: Wendy Goodfriend, Gordon McNee, James Thompson; WRITING AND RESEARCH: Jessie Deeter, Sheraz Sadiq, Aerin Wilson, Kelly Whalen; COPY EDITOR: Joan Saunders; WEB EDITOR: Doug Foster; SERIES EDITOR: Steve Talbot; SPECIAL THANKS: Sam Bailey, Marrie Campbell, Richard Dean, Amanda Hirsch, Sue Ellen McCann, David Moyce, Robin Parmelee, Rachel Raney, Natasha Rodriguez, Suzanne Romaine, Wen Stephenson, Sharon Tiller, Richard Winefield, KQED Interactive, Zaps, Inc.

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