Picks and Pans Review: Frontline: Comrades

updated 07/07/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/07/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

PBS (Tuesdays, 9 p.m. ET)

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A BBC crew found a dozen Soviet citizens—a teacher, a fashion designer, a moviemaker, a strange musician and more—and made shows about them. You may not get to know these people like buddies, but you do get to see lots of detail about Soviet life, more than I've seen on TV before. Not only worthwhile but also worth watching.

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