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Episode Guide
EPISODE 504
Airdate: June 27, 2006

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits
• Press

>>Transcript

OVERVIEW

Zimbabwe: SHADOWS AND LIES
Inside a State of Fear
FRONTLINE/World goes undercover in Zimbabwe to reveal what has happened to a country once regarded as a beacon of democracy and prosperity in Africa. Posing as tourists, reporter Alexis Bloom and producer Cassandra Herrman find a population struggling with hunger and poverty, and living in fear of a government that has become a brutal dictatorship.read more

Mexico: A Death in the Desert
The fatal journey of a migrant worker
Follow FRONTLINE/World reporter Claudine LoMonaco as she retraces the tragic journey of Matias Garcia, a chili pepper farmer from a small Zapotec Indian village in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, who crossed the border looking for work and died in the Arizona desert. LoMonaco finds Garcia's family and interviews his surviving brother and others. Their responses to LoMonaco reveal the dangers faced by desperate migrants.read more

China: The Women's Kingdom
In China, how free can a woman be?
FRONTLINE/World travels to "The Women's Kingdom" in southwest China to meet Lamu and several extraordinary Mosuo women, not far from the Tibetan Buddhist city the Chinese have renamed Shangri-La. Reporter Xiaoli Zhou, who comes from Shanghai, visits the Mosuo region to see for herself how much freedom a woman might enjoy in China. 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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