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Episode Guide
EPISODE 802
Airdate: April 14, 2009

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits
• Press

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OVERVIEW

Pakistan: Children of the Taliban
FRONTLINE/World correspondent Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy takes a dangerous journey through her native Pakistan to investigate a militant branch of the Taliban that is recruiting young boys and challenging government rule. read more

South Korea: The Most Wired Place on Earth
FRONTLINE/World correspondent Douglas Rushkoff travels to South Korea to take the measure of a country considered one of the most wired places on Earth. What he finds are families and a government grappling with the downside of its digital revolution: Internet addiction. read more


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TV AND WEB CREDITS

PAKISTAN: CHILDREN OF THE TALIBAN
Produced, Directed and Filmed by: DAN EDGE; Reported and Produced by SHARMEEN OBAID-CHINOY; Executive Producer for October Films: JULIA BARRON; Editor: ALEX ARCHER; Original Music: DAN EDGE; Assistant Producers: FAZEELAT ASLAM ASAD FARUQI; Production Manager: JUSTINE FARAM; Archival Footage: ITN SOURCE/REUTERS; An October Films production for WGBH/Frontline

SOUTH KOREA: THE MOST WIRED PLACE ON EARTH
Producer/Director: RACHEL DRETZIN; Reported by: RACHEL DRETZIN, DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF; Co-Producer: CAITLIN MCNALLY; Editor: R.A. FEDDE; Associate Producer: JEFFREY IRVINE; Web Consultant: LOMIN SAAYMAN; Voices: RACHEL DRETZIN, JOHN MAGGIO, MITCHELL WU; Camera: SAM SHINN; Sound: WOO SEONG-CHAN; Fixer: SOO J. SONG; Interpreter: DANA NOH; Translation/Assistant Editing: JOSEPHINE LEE, JUNG HOON LEE, STEFA HAEYOUNG JO; Assistant Editors: JANINE SAUNDERS, SAM RUSSELL; Production Interns: SAM OSBORN, NADIA SUSSMAN, BEN COOKE; Music by: EPIK HIGH

FOR FRONTLINE/WORLD
Coordinating Producer: DAVID RITSHER; Senior Associate Producer: MARJORIE MCAFEE; Associate Producer: ANDRES CEDIEL; FRONTLINE/World Story Editor: AMANDA PIKE; Outreach Coordinator: CHARLOTTE BUCHEN; Production Assistants: MATT DURNING, N’JERI EATON, LYRA FREDERICK, JACOB SIMAS; Interactive Associate Producer: MATTHEW VREE; Interactive Producer, Special Projects: JOE RUBIN; Senior Interactive Designer: REBECCA GRAY; Senior Interactive Producer: JACKIE BENNION; Satellite Photos: GEOEYE; Theme Music: SUPREME BEINGS OF LEISURE; Director of New Media and Technology: SAM BAILEY; Online Editor: JIM FERGUSON; Sound Mix: JIM SULLIVAN; Post Production Director: CHRIS FOURNELLE; On-Air Promotion: MISSY FREDERICK; Assistant Editor: TYRRA TURNER; Post Production Assistant: MEGAN MCGOUGH; Series Design: JOHN MACGIBBON; FRONTLINE Coordinating Producer: ROBIN PARMELEE; FRONTLINE Director of Broadcast: TIM MANGINI; FRONTLINE Series Manager: JIM BRACCIALE; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Series Executive Director: SHARON TILLER; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING


PRESS REACTION

PAKISTAN: CHILDREN OF THE TALIBAN
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Even more disturbing than footage of the physical wreckage are interviews with children, including girls whose education has been cut short by school-destroying Taliban. Most horrifying is the film of young Pakistani boys preparing to become suicide bombers or servants in other ways to Islamic radicals."
-- Nancy DeWolf Smith, The Wall Street Journal

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