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An investigation with NPR into the crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
FRONTLINE explores Sen. John McCain’s complicated relationship with his own Republican...
FRONTLINE tells the inside story of a president who vowed to take down the Washington...
FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley tell the inside story...
FRONTLINE investigates how the Hollywood mogul allegedly sexually harassed and abused...
FRONTLINE traces how the 40-year rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has fueled...
FRONTLINE investigates the April 1993 FBI siege of the Branch Davidian compound at Waco,...
FRONTLINE traces how a 40-year rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has fueled sectarian...
Some 25 dead bodies have been found on Long Island since 2016, all linked to the violent...
This film picks up where our 2016 documentary "Exodus" left off, telling the intimate,...
A joint investigation uncovers the sexual abuse of immigrant women who clean the malls...
FRONTLINE investigates how the Bundy family's fight against the government invigorated...
The story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's...
The story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's...
In 2012, FRONTLINE spent months following four young children as their families struggled...
FRONTLINE tells the story of how Russian President Vladimir Putin came to see the United...
FRONTLINE tells the story of how Russian President Vladimir Putin came to see the United...
The battle to drive ISIS out of Iraq’s second-largest city was brutal and grueling. Shot...
How did Scott Pruitt go from fighting the EPA to running it and rolling back years of...
Who killed Kim Jong-un’s half brother, Kim Jong-nam? What does the murder reveal about...
A new documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" tells the story of Abacus Federal...
Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, "Divided States of America" looks back at events...
Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in...
With unique access, FRONTLINE and The New York Times go inside an effort to change the...
The team behind "The Choice 2016" and "Divided States of America" tells the inside story...
An investigation with NPR into the billions spent on housing low-income people, and why...
FRONTLINE investigates the fight over the fate of juveniles serving life in prison for...
“What fish should I eat that’s good for me and good for the planet?” Bestselling author...
The U.S. is the world leader in solitary confinement, with more than 80,000 prisoners...
What's happening in the places where ISIS has been pushed out? Correspondent Ramita Navai...
The dramatic story of a Gitmo detainee released from the controversial U.S. prison after...
Reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad goes inside the battle against ISIS for control of the city of...
An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency -- and...
Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, "Divided States of America" looks back at events...
FRONTLINE examines the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews...
As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top security officials describe their struggle...
Reporting from Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey, FRONTLINE correspondent...
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates...
FRONTLINE examines allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the for-profit college...
How do you change a troubled police department? FRONTLINE goes inside the Newark Police...
When disaster strikes, who profits? FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the Business of...
From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team comes the inside story of the...
In a special two-part hour, journalist Feras Kilani reports from inside the war-torn city...
The story of one Syrian family struggling amid war, from the siege of their city, to the...
With undercover footage and on-the-ground reporting, FRONTLINE reveals a side of Saudi...
FRONTLINE looks at America's heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light -- telling...
An investigation with The New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting....
An investigation into the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-...
With new waves of violence between Israelis and Palestinians unfolding and Israel-U.S....
FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS....
As the U.S. and Iran compete for influence across the Middle East, FRONTLINE examines how...
Medical advances have enabled an unprecedented number of Americans to live longer lives,...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal and economic...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young – when the whole world seemed to...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young -- when the whole world seemed to...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic...
How bipartisan political and economic forces prevented three U.S. administrations from...
The world vowed “never again” after the genocide in Rwanda and the atrocities in...
In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic...
It’s often said that kids have their whole lives ahead of them. What happens when, early...
For everyone who remembers what it was like to be young -- when the whole world seemed to...
FRONTLINE goes inside a counter-terrorism unit in Karachi, Pakistan that's dedicated to...
The abortion debate rages on in the U.S. as laws regulating women’s access to abortion...
ISIS is on the rise in Afghanistan -- and they say they're getting young kids to join the...
The 9/11 attacks lead to a “get-tough” policy for the U.S. government. FRONTLINE examines...
In May 2005, Jim West, the once-popular mayor of Spokane, Wash., made headlines with...
After 9/11, Vice President Richard Cheney seized the initiative. He pushed to expand...
FRONTLINE tells the story of the insurgent members of the resistance in Iraq, coming face...
Nearly seven years after the Taliban were toppled, Al Qaeda and the Taliban continue to...
The extraordinary story of a virus's spread -- infecting over 70 million people -- and...
There have always been rumors about disappearing social security, but now the U.S faces a...
The extraordinary story of a virus's spread -- infecting over 70 million people -- and...
Five years later, FRONTLINE revisits its Pulitzer Prize-winning report in conjunction...
What explains the surge in behavior-modifying drugs for children? How safe – and...
Porn is one of the largest and fastest growing forms of media in the United States. The...
Teenagers are often described as erratic, unthoughtful, and rapidly changing human beings...
In "The War Behind Closed Doors," FRONTLINE traces the inside story of how Bush’s...
Did America rush into a war in Iraq for which is was unprepared? Could the volatility in...
A report on the new reality for the mentally ill in America: Nearly 500,000 are serving...
The military teaches soldiers how to fight, how to kill, how to survive. But who teaches...
It’s more than simple buying and selling: these multibillion-dollar corporations shape...
A look at two contrasting images: one of empty Ohio storefronts, where local TV...
FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up to investigate a wave of terror that targeted Vietnamese...
For weeks, the world's eyes have been fixed on the tens of thousands of refugees fleeing...
In "Immigration Battle," a special two-hour feature film presentation from FRONTLINE and...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19, his older brother David was one of 189 Americans...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19 years old, his older brother David was one of 189...
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19 years old, his older brother David was one of 189...
A feature documentary about two filmmakers who set out to interview "El Chapo" Guzman,...
Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE presents the gripping, first-hand accounts of women...
Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many...
Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Martin Smith goes inside the Obama administration's struggle...
FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk tells the dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's...
FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in meat - particularly poultry...
FRONTLINE filmmaker Dan Edge spent months on the ground in West Africa, uncovering the...
FRONTLINE investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the...
President Obama has pointed to Yemen as a model for the U.S.'s counter-terrorism strategy...
A moving, and frankly told story of a family's confrontation with the church that...
FRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he...
FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded...
FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America's gun debate. Veteran filmmaker Michael...
Inside the military's secret campaign to take out Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous...
FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it...
FRONTLINE follows health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop...
U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq in 2011, ending America’s military commitment in the...
Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white...
Clinic workers Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols are murdered by John Salvi, a radical,...
FRONTLINE reports from inside two raging conflicts. In "The Battle for Ukraine,"...
FRONTLINE continues the dramatic inside story of mass surveillance in America with Part...
How did the government come to spy on millions of Americans? In United States of Secrets...
With extraordinary access, FRONTLINE takes you to the epicenter of the raging debate...
With extraordinary access, award-winning producer and director Dan Edge takes you to the...
Tuberculosis was once thought to be a disease of the past. But with virulent new drug-...
In Secrets of the Vatican, FRONTLINE tells the epic, inside story of the collapse of the...
FRONTLINE explores how America's giant media corporations skillfully court the teenage...
Thanks to social media, teens are able to directly interact with their culture --...
Three years into Syria's civil war, rebel forces aren't just fighting the Assad regime....
FRONTLINE shines a light on the hidden world of the North Korean people, drawing on...
FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith goes inside the government’s ongoing, seven-year...
On the night she broke up with her police officer boyfriend, Michelle O'Connell was found...
FRONTLINE marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination with an investigative...
The National Football League presides over America's indisputable national pastime, but...
Two years after what seemed like a revolution in Egypt, FRONTLINE takes an in-depth look...
More and more elderly Americans are spending their later years in assisted living, which...
Since 1992, Bill Moyers has been following the story of two ordinary, hard-working...
FRONTLINE and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women...
An intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's greatest leaders
Is the Bush administration’s domestic war on terrorism jeopardizing our civil liberties?...
In Pakistan, women and girls who allege rape are often more strongly condemned than their...
In the most recent of his critically lauded autobiographical films, Marian Marzynski...
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, FRONTLINE investigates the vast maze of...
The Retirement Gamble raises troubling questions about how America’s financial...
In Syria’s rural heartland, the bloody uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has...
FRONTLINE producer Marian Marzynski travels to Poland to search for remnants of the lives...
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland creates an...
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland creates an...
In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates...
Drawing on interviews with key players in Congress and the White House, FRONTLINE shows...
FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud...
As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the...
FRONTLINE correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee,...
FRONTLINE explores what led Kip Kinkel, a 15-year-old Oregon boy, to kill his parents and...
FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one...
FRONTLINE travels to the remote epicenter of the campaign finance debate for a tale of...
Four years ago, climate change was a hot issue and politicians from both sides seemed...
A journey into the places, people, and decisive moments that made the men who are...
Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school...
Reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journeys to the heart of the insurgency, with rebels that are...
Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery,...
July 17, 2012 magazine: Fast Times at West Philly High and Middle School Moment
Every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts HIV. Half are black. A FRONTLINE special...
Dental care can be a matter of life or death, yet millions of Americans can't afford or...
May 29 Magazine: Al Qaeda in Yemen and a rebroadcast of The Interrogator
Inside the raging debate: risks v. benefits, and parents' right to make choices about...
The surprising history and clever tactics of an industry few Americans fully understand.
FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop explore the secretive world of...
FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers team up for a hard look at the FBI's...
From the day we got in, the plan was to get out as soon as possible. Four years later, we...
FRONTLINE probes a Wall Street culture that remains focused on risky trades. Bankers left...
FRONTLINE goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected...
As Wall Street innovated, its revenues skyrocketed, and financial institutions of all...
Beginning with the government bailout of the collapsing investment bank Bear Stearns in...
Evidence collected at crime scenes -- everything from fingerprints to bite marks -- is...
Nearly 95 percent of all cases resulting in felony convictions never reach a jury. They...
For more than a half-century, Rupert Murdoch's business acumen and political shrewdness...
In the desperate hours and days after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the fate of...
From acclaimed producer-director Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") and best-selling author-...
In "Cell Tower Deaths," FRONTLINE and ProPublica explores the hazardous work of...
FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to three continents to explore the revived...
Jan. 3 2012 magazine: The Secret War and Opium Brides.
June 28, 2011 magazine: The Child Cases and Educating Sergeant Pantzke
In this investigative biography of the outspoken and controversial speaker, which first...
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind American David...
Magazine airing November 8, 2011: "Syria Undercover" and "The Regime."
September 27, 2011 magazine: "The Man Behind the Mosque" and "An Optimist in Haiti"
September 13, 2011: "The Interrogator" and an encore of "Are We Safer?"
For many Americans, the most difficult questions about 9/11 were not about politics,...
Magazine: The Pot Republic, Doctor Hotspot, The Atomic Artists
FRONTLINE reveals the inside story of Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and the biggest...
FRONTLINE looks again at the meth epidemic and the battle raging over a potential cure.
Inside two fronts of the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban
The FRONTLINE Magazine Series (4/19/11): The Silence and Flying Cheaper
High school football has never had a higher profile ... but is winning worth the risks?
This month's magazine: college sports; Chinese artist Ai Weiwei; the soldier accused of...
Inside the youth movement that ignited the uprising, and a hard look at the Muslim...
A dysfunctional system in which there are few standards, little oversight, and the...
The FRONTLINE Magazine Series (1/18/11): Are We Safer?; Flying Cheaper; The Spy Who Quit
One year after the earthquake, FRONTLINE examines the uphill fight to rebuild Haiti in...
FRONTLINE gains access to the ICU of one of New York's biggest hospitals to examine the...
Why would four men confess to a crime they didn't commit?
Could the Deepwater Horizon disaster have been prevented? FRONTLINE and ProPublica team...
Did the state of Texas execute an innocent man? FRONTLINE investigates the case of...
When the Twin Towers fell on September 11, 2001, among the thousands killed was the one...
An investigation into questionable shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the...
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, FRONTLINE will produce a documentary special that...
What happens to the mentally ill when they leave America's prisons? Why do they return...
How the economy went so bad, so fast and what Paulson and Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...
FRONTLINE travels the country examining the nation's broken health care system and...
FRONTLINE investigative correspondent Lowell Bergman examines the shadowy world of...
How the economy went so bad, so fast and what Paulson and Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...
Correspondent Dave Iverson's personal journey to understand Parkinson's, the disease...
Controversial, bombastic, he believes he is destined to change Venezuela and the whole of...
The compelling saga of one family's efforts to rebuild their homes, and their lives, in...
A remarkably intimate look into the lives of nine young Chinese coming of age in a...
Investigating the dangerous new wave of pollutants entering our waterways and drinking...
What happened that November day in Haditha, Iraq gets to the heart of the war U.S....
17 years later, what does he mean for a China that today is a global economic powerhouse...
FRONTLINE captures the realities of war through a "virtual embed" with a National Guard...
A far-reaching investigation into America's energy landscape and what can be done to save...
Inside the bruising closed door battles within the Bush administration over the power of...
A haunting portrait of the world of Lynch...
This two-hour program examines the rich personal and political biographies of John McCain...
What does it mean to be part of the first generation coming of age in the Internet era?...
Millions of U.S. children are taking psychiatric drugs, most never tested on kids. Good...
This episode finds Andreas at his farm in Southern Norway. There, he and Miles Irving, a...
Long before the economic meltdown, one woman tried to warn about the threat to the...
The life and death of the woman whose image remains a potent symbol for those who want to...
Investigating the massive consumer loan industry and what's ahead for banks and consumers...
Can U.S. forces succeed in a land long known as the "graveyard of empires?"
How a platoon of soldiers, changed by war. is battling mental health disorders that many...
In the debate over health care, what might the U.S. learn from the successes and failures...
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, FRONTLINE unfolds the full saga of the war...
Inside the world's first global Ponzi scheme - and how he got away with it for so long...
The inside story of one of the most controversial moments in America's financial crisis...
The inside story of the war that will define a presidency -- a war that no one expected,...
The business of higher education is booming. It's a $400 billion industry fueled by...
FRONTLINE goes inside an ancient, illegal practice that's once again flourishing: an...
It wasn't pretty, but it worked. Inside the backroom deals and hardball politics that...
A powerful report on Haiti's tragedy, with never-before-seen footage. What can be done...
A story of struggling to live ... and deciding when to die. Is this a choice everyone...
An Afghan journalist's extraordinary 10 days living and filming with an insurgent cell...
Maybe it's time we take a hard look at the risks that may go with cheap flying...?
FRONTLINE producer Rachel Dretzin (Growing up Online) teams up with one of the leading...
In 1969, Hillary Rodham Clinton and four hundred other smart, privileged, young women...
A rich personal and political biography of America's 44th president and what has brought...
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