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Episode Guide
EPISODE 503
Airdate: May 9, 2006

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits
• Press

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OVERVIEW

Palestinian Territories: INSIDE HAMAS
After winning the vote, can they govern?
FRONTLINE/World correspondent Kate Seelye travels across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to investigate Hamas, the militant Islamist group responsible for scores of suicide bombings and missile attacks on Israel -- and the surprise winner of January's Palestinian elections. Gaining access to Hamas's political leadership and to its secretive military wing, Seelye builds a portrait of an organization teetering between a political awakening and a familiar cycle of bloody resistance. read more

Poland: CHOPIN'S HEART
A nation's musical gift to the world
Filmmaker Marian Marzynski visits his native Poland to witness the 15th Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. "Like every child growing up in Poland, I was raised with the music of Chopin," says Marzynski, who survived the Holocaust in Poland as a young boy. Eight hundred contestants, from 19 countries, sign up for the nail-biting musical marathon, which provides exquisite music and plenty of surprises. read more

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TV AND WEB CREDITS

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: INSIDE HAMAS

Producer: MARCELA GAVIRIA; Reporter: KATE SEELYE; Editor: BRIAN KAMERZEL; Associate Producer: WILL COHEN; Camera: TIMOTHY GRUCZA; Field Producers: AZMI KESHAWI, MARIAM SHAHIM, URI BLAU; Assistant Editors: ADI AMIT, PAOLA GUTIERREZ-ORTIZ; Music: ASKOLD BUK; Graphics: LASZLO KUBINYI; Archival Materials: CORBIS, GETTY IMAGES; Senior Producer: MARTIN SMITH

POLAND: CHOPIN'S HEART

Producer/Reporter: MARIAN MARZYNSKI; Camera: WOJCIECH STARON; Editor: BEN HOWARD; Special Thanks: MACIEJ PADEREWSKI, MAREK SMIETANKO, OPHRA YERUSHALAMI, 15TH INTERNATIONAL CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITION, FREDERIC CHOPIN ACADEMY OF MUSIC IN WARSAW

FOR FRONTLINE/WORLD

Coordinating Producer: DAVID RITSHER; Senior Associate Producer: SACHI CUNNINGHAM; Associate Producers: SINGELI AGNEW, JOELLE JAFFE, MARJORIE MCAFEE, TIMOTHY WHEELER, SAMANTHA GRANT WIESLER; Senior Interactive Producer/Editor: JACKIE BENNION; Interactive Designer/Developer: KEI GOWDA; Business Manager: TOBEE PHIPPS; Unit Manager: MARY SULLIVAN; Compliance Manager: LISA PALONE; Promotion: DIANE BUXTON, ANDREW OTT, JESSICA SMITH; Director of Brand Strategy: KITO ROBINSON; Legal: ERIC BRASS, ADRIENNE ARMOR; Satellite Photos: SPACE IMAGING; Theme Music: SUPREME BEINGS OF LEISURE; Director of New Media and Technology: SAM BAILEY; Online Editor: MICHAEL H. AMUNDSON; Sound Mix: CHRISTOPHER D. ANDERSON, JIM SULLIVAN; Post Production Director: CHRIS FOURNELLE; On-Air Promotion Producer: MISSY FREDERICK; Assistant Editor: CHETIN CHABUK; Post Production Assistant: MELISSA ROJA; Series Design: JOHN MACGIBBON; FRONTLINE Coordinating Producer: ROBIN PARMELEE; FRONTLINE Director of Broadcast: TIM MANGINI; FRONTLINE Series Manager: JIM BRACCIALE; FRONTLINE Series Editor: KEN DORNSTEIN; Series Editor: STEPHEN TALBOT; Series Executive Director: SHARON TILLER; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING

 

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