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Episode Guide
FRONTLINE/World Fellows Web-Exclusive
Launch date: December 2003

• Overview
• Web Credits

OVERVIEW

Brazil, CURITIBA'S URBAN EXPERIMENT
A city planning for the future
In the 1960s, Curitiba, Brazil, took a radical approach to solving the problems most cities face: pollution, traffic, unchecked growth, and social and economic inequities. FRONTLINE/World Fellow Tim Gnatek traveled to Curitiba to discover whether this experiment in urban design has kept pace with the city's tenfold population boom. read more

Rwanda, AFTER THE GENOCIDE
Truth, lies and reconciliation
FRONTLINE/World Fellow Doug Merlino traveled to East Africa on the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the Rwandan genocide to witness the country's recently established reconciliation process. Read dispatches Merlino emailed from the field to FRONTLINE/World editors. The dispatches reveal the pain and hope of court participants and demonstrate the difficulties faced by reporters covering the ambitious reconciliation process. read more

Egypt, INSIDE CAIRO'S LIVING ROOM
Exploring city streets and café culture
Centuries ago, Egyptians bestowed upon Cairo, Egypt, the title Umm al-Dunya, "Mother of the World." Today Egypt's capital, still known as Umm al-Dunya, is Arabia's most populous city and the region's cultural center. FRONTLINE/World Fellow Scott Squire traveled to Cairo just after President George W. Bush declared the end of major hostilities in Iraq to find out how welcome a photographer from the United States would feel amid the ongoing tension in the Middle East. With camera in hand, he set off along city streets for one of Cairo's 30,000 cafés, around which much of the social life of Egyptian men revolves. read more

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WEB CREDITS

FRONTLINE/WORLD FELLOWS PROGRAM

Fellows Program Director: DOUGLAS FOSTER; Producers: COLLEEN WILSON, ANGELA MORGENSTERN; Design and Production: KQED INTERACTIVE; Additional Art Direction: SUSAN HARRIS; Additional Production: EMILY COVEN; Fellows Logo Design: LEIGHTON WOODHOUSE; Copyeditor: JOAN SAUNDERS; Publicity: JESSICA SMITH; Outreach: BRENT HALL; Legal: DAVID MOYCE, ERIC BRASS; Special thanks: ORVILLE SCHELL, THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, U.C. BERKELEY, AMANDA HIRSCH, CAROL CICERONE, SUZANNE ROMAINE, TIM OLSON, DAVID MOYCE, RACHEL RANEY, SHERAZ SADIQ, SAM BAILEY, SARAH MOUGHTY; Executive in Charge for KQED: SUE ELLEN MCCANN; Executive in Charge for WGBH/FRONTLINE: SHARON TILLER; Series Editor: STEPHEN TALBOT; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING

CURITIBA'S URBAN EXPERIMENT

Reporter: TIM GNATEK; Producer: COLLEEN WILSON; Editor: KELLY WHALEN; Designer: MARK TAYLOR; Special Thanks: TERRY EGAN

AFTER THE GENOCIDE

Reporters: DOUG MERLINO; Producer: COLLEEN WILSON; Editor: DOUGLAS FOSTER; Designer: MARK TAYLOR; Additional Funding: U.C. BERKELEY SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM; Special Thanks: TRACEY GURD, JEAN PIERRE KAREGEYE

INSIDE CAIRO'S LIVING ROOM

Reporter: SCOTT SQUIRE; Producer: ANGELA MORGENSTERN; Editor: DOUGLAS FOSTER; Designer: SEAN FAGAN

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