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EPISODE 804
Airdate: June 23, 2009

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits

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OVERVIEW

Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground
As the digital television conversion makes tens of millions of analog TV’s obsolete, and Americans continue to trash computers and cell phones at alarming rates, FRONTLINE/World presents a global investigation into the dirty secret of the digital age – the dumping and dangerous recycling of hundreds of millions of pounds of electronic waste across the developing world. The report also uncovers another byproduct of our disposable culture – data fraud, as thousands of old hard drives are finding their way into criminal hands. read more

Egypt: Middle East, Inc.
In Egypt, a country that suffers from the highest rate off unemployment in the world, FRONTLINE/World reporter Amanda Pike finds an organization trying to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs. She follows along as it pits the best student companies against each other in a nail-biting competition. read more

Vietnam: Wheels of Change
In Vietnam, a country with one of the highest percentages of wheelchair riders in the world, a partnership between an American designer and a Vietnamese wheelchair factory is making a difference. FRONTLINE/World correspondent Marjorie McAfee travels there to see how Ralf Hotchkiss’ RoughRider wheelchair is providing a rugged but affordable solution for thousands of Vietnamese. read more

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TV AND WEB CREDITS

GHANA: DIGITAL DUMPING GROUND
Produced by: THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM; Reported by: PETER KLEIN; Ghana Team: DAN McKINNEY, KRYSIA COLLYER, HEBA ELASAAD, BLAKE SIFTON; China Team: PETER KLEIN, SHIRA BICK, ALLISON CROSS, DAN HAVES, DORTHE KEILHOLZ; India Team: SARAH CARTER, IAN BICKIS, JODIE MARTINSON, LESLIE YOUNG; Editor: KIM FRANK; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Additional Editing: PETER RHODES, DAVID RITSHER; Stock Footage: BASEL ACTION NETWORK; Music: ASSOCIATED PRODUCTION MUSIC

EGYPT: MIDDLE EAST INC.
Produced by: AMANDA PIKE, CHARLOTTE BUCHEN; Reported by: AMANDA PIKE; Editors: ANDRES CEDIEL, JOHN MACGIBBON, DAVID RITSHER; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Additional Editing: CHARLOTTE BUCHEN, SERENE FANG; Camera: MONA ELDAIEF, CHARLOTTE BUCHEN; Additional Camera: AMANDA PIKE, RAMY ROMANY, VIDEO CAIRO; Field Producers: RAMY ROMANY, ALPHONSO VAN MARSH; Still Photography: JASMIN BAUOMY; Translators: HUDA AHMED, JASMIN BAUOMY, HAMDY KENAWY, SAMIRA KHALIL, MAHER SABRY, HASHIM SALEH; Music: ASSOCIATED PRODUCTION MUSIC; Archival: INJAZ AL ARAB, TAREK NOUR COMMUNICATIONS

VIETNAM: WHEELS OF CHANGE
Produced by: MARJORIE MCAFEE, VICTORIA GAMBURG; Reported by: MARJORIE MCAFEE; Camera: VICTORIA GAMBURG; Editors: DAVID RITSHER, MARJORIE MCAFEE; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Sound: ADRIANO BRAVO; Original Music By: CHRISTOPHER HEDGE; Interpreters: QUACH MAI DUY, LE DUC DUY, TUONG OANH NGUYEN; Translation: LINH DAO; Still Photos: WHIRLWIND WHEELCHAIR, KIEN TUONG FACTORY, BRAD BLAUSER

FOR FRONTLINE/WORLD
Coordinating Producer: DAVID RITSHER; Story Editor: AMANDA PIKE; Senior Associate Producer: MARJORIE MCAFEE; Associate Producer: ANDRES CEDIEL; 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; Interactive Designer: REBECCA GRAY; Business Manager: TOBEE PHIPPS; Compliance Manager: LISA PALONE; Contracts Manager: LISA SULLIVAN; Promotion: JESSICA SMITH, DIANE BUXTON, SANDY ST. LOUIS, ALISSA ROONEY, BETH LOWELL; Legal: ERIC BRASS, JAY FIALKOV, JANICE FLOOD, SCOTT KARDEL: 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; Avid Editor: MICHAEL H. AMUNDSON; Assistant Editors: TYRRA TURNER, MATTHEW KOVACH; 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 Interactive Producer: JACKIE BENNION; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Series Executive Director: SHARON TILLER; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING

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