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FRONTLINE: The Quake
Aired:
03/30/2010
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A powerful report on Haiti's tragedy, with never-before-seen footage of the moments after the quake.

 


FRONTLINE

The Quake

Tuesday, 3/30 at 9:00 p.m. on CPTV (Check Listings)

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was leveled by one of the most devastating earthquakes in recorded history. Those responsible for handling the catastrophe, including the Haitian state and the United Nations, were crippled by the magnitude of the disaster and struggled to respond. In the confused aftermath, survivors were left without food, water or shelter.

FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith and team arrived in Port-au-Prince within days and in this powerful report bears witness to the disaster and the ill-coordinated relief efforts in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Drawing on interviews with key officials and humanitarian experts from Port-au-Prince to New York, "The Quake" asks, can the world do better? And how?


 
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