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Episode Guide

  • Frontline - Terror in Europe (Season 35 Episode 3)
    Season 35 Episode 3:

    Terror in Europe

    Counter-terror officials describe the challenges of containing the threat of Islamic terrorism in Europe.

  • Frontline - Confronting ISIS (Season 35 Episode 2)
    Season 35 Episode 2:

    Confronting ISIS

    The successes, failures and challenges of the U.S.-led effort to destroy the Islamic State Group.

  • Frontline - The Choice 2016 (Season 35 Episode 1)
    Season 35 Episode 1:

    The Choice 2016

    Formative moments in the lives of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, where they came from and why they chose to pursue the office of the president.

  • Frontline - A Subprime Education (Season 34 Episode 11)
    Season 34 Episode 11:

    A Subprime Education

    Predatory behavior and fraud in the for-profit college industry; implosion of Corinthian Colleges; Omarina's Story.

  • Frontline - Policing the Police (Season 34 Episode 10)
    Season 34 Episode 10:

    Policing the Police

    Jelani Cobb examines the allegations of police abuses against the Newark Police Deparment.

  • Frontline - Business of Disaster (Season 34 Episode 9)
    Season 34 Episode 9:

    Business of Disaster

    A look at who benefits when disaster strikes; focuses on Superstorm Sandy and the agencies that were supposed to help and those companies that profited.

  • Frontline - The Secret History of ISIS (Season 34 Episode 8)
    Season 34 Episode 8:

    The Secret History of ISIS

    The Islamic State group's earliest plans, Islamic radicals who serve as its leaders and how the U.S. missed the many warning signs and failed to stop its rise to power.

  • Frontline - Benghazi in Crisis (Season 34 Episode 7)
    Season 34 Episode 7:

    Benghazi in Crisis

    Journalist Feras Kilani investigates war-torn Benghazi, beseiged by the Islamic State group and warring militias; Safa al-Ahmad reports on the fighting in Yemen.

  • Frontline - Children of Syria (Season 34 Episode 6)
    Season 34 Episode 6:

    Children of Syria

    Filmed over three years, four children survive war-torn Aleppo, Syria, and escape to a new life in Germany.

  • Frontline - Saudi Arabia Uncovered (Season 34 Episode 5)
    Season 34 Episode 5:

    Saudi Arabia Uncovered

    A report from Saudi Arabia includes the efforts to bring about change in the Saudi kingdom.

  • Frontline - Chasing Heroin (Season 34 Episode 4)
    Season 34 Episode 4:

    Chasing Heroin

    The lives of four heroin addicts in Seattle; examining U.S. drug policy and what happens when heroin is approached as a health issue instead of a crime.

  • Frontline - The Fantasy Sports Gamble (Season 34 Episode 3)
    Season 34 Episode 3:

    The Fantasy Sports Gamble

    The growth of fantasy sports and online sports betting businesses.

  • Frontline - Supplements and Safety (Season 34 Episode 2)
    Season 34 Episode 2:

    Supplements and Safety

    The hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, including the risks of taking large doses of vitamins, and how they are marketed and regulated.

  • Frontline - Netanyahu at War (Season 34 Episode 1)
    Season 34 Episode 1:

    Netanyahu at War

    President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clash over Iran's nuclear program.

  • Frontline - ISIS in Afghanistan (Season 33 Episode 20)
    Season 33 Episode 20:

    ISIS in Afghanistan

    The rise of ISIS in Afghanistan, including the training of new jihadists; Pakistan's police fight against the Taliban.

  • Frontline - Terror in Little Saigon (Season 33 Episode 19)
    Season 33 Episode 19:

    Terror in Little Saigon

    An investigation into murders and attacks against Vietnamese-American journalists uncovers a trail from American cities to the jungles of Southeast Asia.

  • Frontline - Inside Assad's Syria (Season 33 Episode 18)
    Season 33 Episode 18:

    Inside Assad's Syria

    Martin Smith reports from government-controlled areas in Syria, and provides firsthand accounts from Syrians caught in the conflict.

  • Frontline - Immigration Battle (Season 33 Episode 17)
    Season 33 Episode 17:

    Immigration Battle

    Battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform on Capitol Hill, including President Barack Obama's policy changes that could affect the fate of millions.

  • Frontline - My Brother's Bomber (Season 33 Episode 16)
    Season 33 Episode 16:

    My Brother's Bomber

    Producer Ken Dornstein attempts to make contact with a suspected bombmaker as he searches for those responsible for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

  • Frontline - My Brother's Bomber (Season 33 Episode 15)
    Season 33 Episode 15:

    My Brother's Bomber

    In producer Ken Dornstein's quest to find those responsible for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, evidence leads to Zurich and Libya.

  • Frontline - My Brother's Bomber (Season 33 Episode 14)
    Season 33 Episode 14:

    My Brother's Bomber

    Producer Ken Dornstein's quest to find those responsible for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which killed 270 people, including his brother.

  • Frontline - Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty (Season 33 Episode 13)
    Season 33 Episode 13:

    Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty

    Two filmmakers set out to interview El Chapo Guzmán, leader of one of the biggest drug cartels in the world.

  • Frontline - Escaping ISIS (Season 33 Episode 12)
    Season 33 Episode 12:

    Escaping ISIS

    Personal stories of women who were once held as sex slaves by the Islamic State group and the people who saved them.

  • Frontline - Growing Up Trans (Season 33 Episode 11)
    Season 33 Episode 11:

    Growing Up Trans

    Personal stories from children, parents and doctors about the struggles and choices facing transgender children, and new medical interventions available.

  • Frontline - Rape on the Night Shift (Season 33 Episode 10)
    Season 33 Episode 10:

    Rape on the Night Shift

    Allegations of sexual abuse of immigrant women working in the janitorial industry and how companies handle the problem.

  • Frontline - Obama at War (Season 33 Episode 9)
    Season 33 Episode 9:

    Obama at War

    Military and diplomatic leaders examine some of the choices President Barack Obama faces regarding the Islamic State and the civil war in Syria.

  • Frontline - Politics of Torture (Season 33 Episode 8)
    Season 33 Episode 8:

    Politics of Torture

    The CIA's interrogation methods are revealed through declassified documents and interviews with political leaders and CIA insiders.

  • Frontline - The Trouble With Chicken (Season 33 Episode 7)
    Season 33 Episode 7:

    The Trouble With Chicken

    An outbreak of salmonella heidelberg at one of the largest poultry processors in America prompts a report on the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food safety system has not been able to stop the threat.

  • Frontline - Outbreak (Season 33 Episode 6)
    Season 33 Episode 6:


    The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began -- and why it wasn't stopped -- exposes the missteps in response to the epidemic.

  • Frontline - American Terrorist (Season 33 Episode 5)
    Season 33 Episode 5:

    American Terrorist

    David Coleman Headley helps plan the 2008 siege on Mumbai and an assault against a Danish newspaper.

  • Frontline - The Fight for Yemen (Season 33 Episode 4)
    Season 33 Episode 4:

    The Fight for Yemen

    A report on the conflict in Yemen focuses on the violent feuds within the country, the rival anti-American and al-Qaida-aligned forces fighting for control, and the dangerous consequences that may result.

  • Frontline - Being Mortal (Season 33 Episode 3)
    Season 33 Episode 3:

    Being Mortal

    Author and surgeon Atul Gawande explores how doctors care for terminally ill patients.

  • Frontline - Putin's Way (Season 33 Episode 2)
    Season 33 Episode 2:

    Putin's Way

    Tracing the career of Russian President Vladimir Putin over two decades.

  • Frontline - Gunned Down (Season 33 Episode 1)
    Season 33 Episode 1:

    Gunned Down

    The National Rifle Association's influence is said to prevent gun regulation in America, despite the national trauma over school shootings and other gun violence throughout the country.

  • Frontline - Firestone and the Warlord (Season 32 Episode 17)
    Season 32 Episode 17:

    Firestone and the Warlord

    Based on accounts from Americans who ran Firestone's rubber plantation in Liberia, an investigation reveals the company's relationship with Liberian politician Charles Taylor and its business conduct during the Liberian Civil War.

  • Frontline - Bigger Than Vegas (Season 32 Episode 16)
    Season 32 Episode 16:

    Bigger Than Vegas

    Major American casinos conduct business in Macau.

  • Frontline - The Rise of ISIS (Season 32 Episode 16)
    Season 32 Episode 16:

    The Rise of ISIS

    The rise of ISIS, how Iraq came undone following American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.

  • Frontline - The Trouble With Antibiotics (Season 32 Episode 15)
    Season 32 Episode 15:

    The Trouble With Antibiotics

    Whether the use of antibiotics in food animals is exacerbating antibiotic resistance in humans; the family of a man who died from a bacteria outbreak in a hospital at the National Institutes of Health.

  • Frontline - Ebola Outbreak (Season 32 Episode 14)
    Season 32 Episode 14:

    Ebola Outbreak

    Health officials track the Ebola outbreak, hoping to stop its vast spread, while the disease endangers healthcare workers in Sierra Leone.

  • Frontline - Losing Iraq (Season 32 Episode 13)
    Season 32 Episode 13:

    Losing Iraq

    Policymakers and military leaders discuss the chaos in Iraq and U.S. involvement in the conflict.

  • Frontline - Separate and Unequal (Season 32 Episode 12)
    Season 32 Episode 12:

    Separate and Unequal

    A report on the growing racial divide in America's schools centers on a group of parents in Baton Rouge, La., who are trying to form a separate school district that would not include black students.

  • Frontline - Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria (Season 32 Episode 11)
    Season 32 Episode 11:

    Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria

    Conservative Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists battle for control of Ukraine; rebel fighters in Syria claim to be trained by the U.S.

  • Frontline - United States of Secrets (Season 32 Episode 10)
    Season 32 Episode 10:

    United States of Secrets

    The role of Silicon Valley in the debate over privacy and government surveillance.

  • Frontline - United States of Secrets (Season 32 Episode 9)
    Season 32 Episode 9:

    United States of Secrets

    The federal government's post-Sept. 11 surveillance program includes monitoring the communications of millions of Americans and collecting billions of records on people around the world.

  • Frontline - Prison State (Season 32 Episode 8)
    Season 32 Episode 8:

    Prison State

    The impact of mass incarceration in the U.S. focuses on the Beecher Terrace housing project in Louisville, Ky.

  • Frontline - Solitary Nation (Season 32 Episode 7)
    Season 32 Episode 7:

    Solitary Nation

    A report on solitary confinement in U.S. prisons and jails includes access to the segregation unit at the maximum security Maine State Prison.

  • Frontline - TB Silent Killer (Season 32 Episode 6)
    Season 32 Episode 6:

    TB Silent Killer

    Families in the South African nation of Swaziland fight hopeless battles against strains of tuberculosis that are highly resistant to drug treatments.

  • Frontline - Secrets of the Vatican (Season 32 Episode 5)
    Season 32 Episode 5:

    Secrets of the Vatican

    Pope Benedict XVI becomes the first pope in 600 years to voluntarily step down from the position as worldwide leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Frontline - Generation Like (Season 32 Episode 4)
    Season 32 Episode 4:

    Generation Like

    The relationship between teens and the companies that target them.

  • Frontline - Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? (Season 32 Episode 4)
    Season 32 Episode 4:

    Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

    The life of Lee Harvey Oswald, from his troubled childhood through the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.

  • Frontline - Syria's Second Front (Season 32 Episode 3)
    Season 32 Episode 3:

    Syria's Second Front

    Rebel forces try to unify against jihadis from the extreme Islamist group known as ISIS; more than 2,000 children have been killed in the fighting in the besieged city of Aleppo, Syria.

  • Frontline - League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis (Season 32 Episode 3)
    Season 32 Episode 3:

    League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

    Allegations that the National Football League denied and refuted scientific evidence that violent collisions are linked to early onset dementia, long-term brain damage, death and other consequences for players.

  • Frontline - Secret State of North Korea (Season 32 Episode 2)
    Season 32 Episode 2:

    Secret State of North Korea

    North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, the world's youngest dictator, maintains tight control over his country.

  • Frontline - To Catch a Trader (Season 32 Episode 1)
    Season 32 Episode 1:

    To Catch a Trader

    An ongoing seven-year investigation into insider trading includes a profile of Steven A. Cohen and his company SAC Capital Advisors.

  • Frontline - A Death in St. Augustine (Season 31 Episode 16)
    Season 31 Episode 16:

    A Death in St. Augustine

    A report on domestic violence allegations within police departments focuses on the death of a young Florida woman whose boyfriend was a deputy sheriff.

  • Frontline - Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria (Season 31 Episode 15)
    Season 31 Episode 15:

    Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

    The growing threat of untreatable infections that spread in hospitals, communities and around the globe.

  • Frontline - League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis (Season 31 Episode 14)
    Season 31 Episode 14:

    League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

    Allegations that the National Football League denied and refuted scientific evidence that violent collisions are linked to early onset dementia, long-term brain damage, death and other consequences for players.

  • Frontline - Egypt in Crisis (Season 31 Episode 13)
    Season 31 Episode 13:

    Egypt in Crisis

    The battle between Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the military leaves the country in turmoil.

  • Frontline - Life and Death in Assisted Living (Season 31 Episode 12)
    Season 31 Episode 12:

    Life and Death in Assisted Living

    The operations of the largest assisted living company in the United States.

  • Frontline - Two American Families (Season 31 Episode 11)
    Season 31 Episode 11:

    Two American Families

    Two working families in Milwaukee struggle to keep their homes, jobs, health insurance, and to build a future for their children.

  • Frontline - Rape in the Fields (Season 31 Episode 10)
    Season 31 Episode 10:

    Rape in the Fields

    Many migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants are subjected to sexual assault.

  • Frontline - Outlawed in Pakistan (Season 31 Episode 9)
    Season 31 Episode 9:

    Outlawed in Pakistan

    A teenager who accuses four men of gang rape is caught up in the Pakistani justice system.

  • Frontline - Never Forget to Lie (Season 31 Episode 8)
    Season 31 Episode 8:

    Never Forget to Lie

    Holocaust survivor Marian Marzynski returns to Poland to document the recollections of other child survivors.

  • Frontline - The Retirement Gamble (Season 31 Episode 7)
    Season 31 Episode 7:

    The Retirement Gamble

    An investigation into just how well America's financial institutions protect people's savings includes a look at who has the consumer's best interests in mind and whether there may be a better way to manage retirement accounts.

  • Frontline - Syria Behind the Lines (Season 31 Episode 6)
    Season 31 Episode 6:

    Syria Behind the Lines

    A religious feud in Syria's Orontes River Valley pits friends and neighbors against each other.

  • Frontline - Raising Adam Lanza (Season 31 Episode 5)
    Season 31 Episode 5:

    Raising Adam Lanza

    An investigation into the life of Adam Lanza, and his possible motives for the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school; residents of Newtown, Conn. debate gun culture and laws.

  • Frontline - Cliffhanger (Season 31 Episode 4)
    Season 31 Episode 4:


    The political divide over how to solve the nation's debt.

  • Frontline - The Untouchables (Season 31 Episode 3)
    Season 31 Episode 3:

    The Untouchables

    Wall Street executives avoid prosecution for fraudulent practices leading to the financial meltdown.

  • Frontline - Inside Obama's Presidency (Season 31 Episode 2)
    Season 31 Episode 2:

    Inside Obama's Presidency

    The first four years of Barack Obama's presidency include battles with Republicans over health care, the economy, and the expansion of targeted killings of enemies.

  • Frontline - The Education of Michelle Rhee (Season 31 Episode 1)
    Season 31 Episode 1:

    The Education of Michelle Rhee

    During her three-year tenure as chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, Michelle Rhee battled with the teachers' union and handled a cheating scandal within the district.

  • Frontline - Poor Kids (Season 30 Episode 21)
    Season 30 Episode 21:

    Poor Kids

    Three girls grow up in the Quad Cities, a crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois which has been deeply affected by the recession.

  • Frontline - The Suicide Plan (Season 30 Episode 20)
    Season 30 Episode 20:

    The Suicide Plan

    Assisted suicide is illegal in every state except Oregon and Washington.

  • Frontline - Big Sky, Big Money (Season 30 Episode 19)
    Season 30 Episode 19:

    Big Sky, Big Money

    The state of Montana responds to the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision by challenging the ruling in court and investigating alleged campaign abuses.

  • Frontline - Climate of Doubt (Season 30 Episode 18)
    Season 30 Episode 18:

    Climate of Doubt

    Debate over climate change and the politics of global warming.

  • Frontline - The Choice 2012 (Season 30 Episode 17)
    Season 30 Episode 17:

    The Choice 2012

    An in-depth look at President Barack Obama and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney, including their campaigns, voter views on issues and possible changes the winner may bring to the White House.

  • Frontline - Behind the Lines with David Fanning (Season 30 Episode 17)
    Season 30 Episode 17:

    Behind the Lines with David Fanning

  • Frontline - Dropout Nation (Season 30 Episode 16)
    Season 30 Episode 16:

    Dropout Nation

    Teachers and counselors work tirelessly to help four troubled students graduate at Houston's Sharpstown High School.

  • Frontline - The Battle for Syria (Season 30 Episode 15)
    Season 30 Episode 15:

    The Battle for Syria

    Rebel groups fight the Syrian Army as well as each other in a rivalry between secular and Islamist fighters; the House of Assad.

  • Frontline - Fast Times at West Philly High (Season 30 Episode 14)
    Season 30 Episode 14:

    Fast Times at West Philly High

    Students and teachers from West Philadelphia High School design and build two super-hybrid cars for international competition.

  • Frontline - Money, Power and Wall Street: The Crisis Spreads (Season 30 Episode 14)
    Season 30 Episode 14:

    Money, Power and Wall Street: The Crisis Spreads

    Regulators try to fix an industry steeped in conflicts of interest and incentives to cheat.

  • Frontline - Endgame: AIDS in Black America (Season 30 Episode 13)
    Season 30 Episode 13:

    Endgame: AIDS in Black America

    The history of the AIDS epidemic is told through the experiences of people affected by the disease.

  • Frontline - Dollars and Dentists (Season 30 Episode 12)
    Season 30 Episode 12:

    Dollars and Dentists

    Flaws in the dental care system affect children and adults alike.

  • Frontline - Al Qaeda in Yemen (Season 30 Episode 11)
    Season 30 Episode 11:

    Al Qaeda in Yemen

    Members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula impose their rule in south Yemen; former FBI agent Ali Soufan discusses al-Qaida operative Fahd al-Quso, killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.

  • Frontline - Cell Tower Deaths (Season 30 Episode 10)
    Season 30 Episode 10:

    Cell Tower Deaths

    Independent contractors working on America's cellular infrastructure are more likely to die on the job than an average construction worker; the quality of expert testimony.

  • Frontline - Money, Power and Wall Street (Season 30 Episode 9)
    Season 30 Episode 9:

    Money, Power and Wall Street

    Debate rages over President Barack Obama's strategy to help Wall Street problems; bankers continue to make risky deals, as regulators try to fix an industry steeped in conflicts of interest and incentives to cheat.

  • Frontline - Money, Power and Wall Street (Season 30 Episode 8)
    Season 30 Episode 8:

    Money, Power and Wall Street

    Events that led to the largest government bailout in U.S. history.

  • Frontline - The Real CSI (Season 30 Episode 7)
    Season 30 Episode 7:

    The Real CSI

    The reliability of forensic science and how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom; cases include the trial of Casey Anthony, the Madrid terrorist bombing and capital cases in Mississippi.

  • Frontline - Murdoch's Scandal (Season 30 Episode 6)
    Season 30 Episode 6:

    Murdoch's Scandal

    Rupert Murdoch's media dynasty is threatened by accounts of bribery, blackmail and invasion of privacy.

  • Frontline - Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown (Season 30 Episode 4)
    Season 30 Episode 4:

    Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

    Workers struggle to reconnect power inside Japan's nuclear reactor following the earthquake and tsunami.

  • Frontline - The Interrupters (Season 30 Episode 3)
    Season 30 Episode 3:

    The Interrupters

    The innerworkings of a Chicago group called CeaseFire, comprised of former gang leaders focused on preventing shootings.

  • Frontline - Nuclear Aftershocks (Season 30 Episode 2)
    Season 30 Episode 2:

    Nuclear Aftershocks

    The accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex may affect nuclear energy around the world.

  • Frontline - Opium Brides (Season 30 Episode 1)
    Season 30 Episode 1:

    Opium Brides

    Families affected by counter-narcotics efforts in Afghanistan; support for the Taliban by the Pakistani military and its Inter-Services Intelligence.

  • Frontline - A Perfect Terrorist (Season 29 Episode 24)
    Season 29 Episode 24:

    A Perfect Terrorist

    David Coleman Headley's rise from U.S. government informant to master plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai.

  • Frontline - Syria Undercover (Season 29 Episode 23)
    Season 29 Episode 23:

    Syria Undercover

    Members of the opposition movement in Syria are forced into hiding; President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Frontline - Lost in Detention (Season 29 Episode 22)
    Season 29 Episode 22:

    Lost in Detention

    Deportations and detentions reach record levels.

  • Frontline - The Anthrax Files (Season 29 Episode 21)
    Season 29 Episode 21:

    The Anthrax Files

    Questions surround the methods used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to identify Dr. Bruce Ivins as the culprit in the 2001 anthrax attacks.

  • Frontline - The Man Behind the Mosque (Season 29 Episode 20)
    Season 29 Episode 20:

    The Man Behind the Mosque

    A proposal to build a mosque at ground zero causes controversy.

  • Frontline - The Interrogator (Season 29 Episode 19)
    Season 29 Episode 19:

    The Interrogator

    FBI agent Ali Soufan discusses Sept. 11; reporter Dana Priest explores homeland security, fusion centers, battlefield technologies and data-collecting.

  • Frontline - Top Secret America (Season 29 Episode 18)
    Season 29 Episode 18:

    Top Secret America

    The fight against terrorism affects the safety of the United States.

  • Frontline - The Pot Republic (Season 29 Episode 16)
    Season 29 Episode 16:

    The Pot Republic

    Marijuana in California; a New Jersey doctor seeks out the sickest and most expensive patients; medical care for hard to treat patients.

  • Frontline - The Child Cases (Season 29 Episode 15)
    Season 29 Episode 15:

    The Child Cases

    Child death cases where the medical evidence used for convictions turned out to be unreliable or wrong; for-profit colleges recruit veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan; a doctor focuses on hard to treat patients.

  • Frontline - Wikisecrets (Season 29 Episode 13)
    Season 29 Episode 13:


    Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is charged with allegedly leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks.

  • Frontline - Kill/Capture (Season 29 Episode 12)
    Season 29 Episode 12:


    Targeting killing by the U.S. military.

  • Frontline - Fighting for bin Laden (Season 29 Episode 11)
    Season 29 Episode 11:

    Fighting for bin Laden

    Militants and foreign fighters in Afghanistan pledge loyalty to Osama bin Laden; covert support for the Taliban by the Pakistani military and its intelligence service, the ISI.

  • Frontline - The Silence (Season 29 Episode 10)
    Season 29 Episode 10:

    The Silence

    Abuse of Native Americans by priests and church workers in Alaska; outsourcing of airline repair work to lower-cost maintenance operations; Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei.

  • Frontline - Football High (Season 29 Episode 9)
    Season 29 Episode 9:

    Football High

    Heat stroke injuries plague high school athletes.

  • Frontline - Money and March Madness (Season 29 Episode 7)
    Season 29 Episode 7:

    Money and March Madness

    The NCAA and the commercialization of college basketball; Chinese artist Ai Weiwei; Brian Manning discusses the charges against his son, U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, suspected of passing classified information to WikiLeaks.

  • Frontline - Revolution in Cairo (Season 29 Episode 6)
    Season 29 Episode 6:

    Revolution in Cairo

    The youth movement in Cairo, Egypt, includes the April 6 group; Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Frontline - A Daughter's Death (Season 29 Episode 5)
    Season 29 Episode 5:

    A Daughter's Death

    The U.S. Army declares LaVena Johnson's death a suicide.

  • Frontline - Post Mortem (Season 29 Episode 4)
    Season 29 Episode 4:

    Post Mortem

    The drop in the number of autopsies that are performed each year threatens public health.

  • Frontline - Are We Safer? (Season 29 Episode 2)
    Season 29 Episode 2:

    Are We Safer?

    Reporter Dana Priest investigates the terrorism-industrial complex following Sept. 11.

  • Frontline - Battle for Haiti (Season 29 Episode 1)
    Season 29 Episode 1:

    Battle for Haiti

    Rebuilding Haiti amid corruption and intimidation by gangs.

  • Frontline - Death by Fire 2 (Season 29 Episode 1, Part 2)
    Season 29 Episode 1, Part 2:

    Death by Fire 2

    New evidence raises doubts about whether Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for the arson deaths of his three children, was guilty.

  • Frontline - Facing Death (Season 28 Episode 15)
    Season 28 Episode 15:

    Facing Death

    Doctors and nurses in the ICU of one of New York's biggest hospitals help families understand end-of-life choices.

  • Frontline - The Confessions (Season 28 Episode 14)
    Season 28 Episode 14:

    The Confessions

    Four sailors are convicted of rape and murder in 1997, without any evidence linking them to the crime.

  • Frontline - The Spill (Season 28 Episode 13)
    Season 28 Episode 13:

    The Spill

    BP's history preceeding the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Frontline - Death by Fire (Season 28 Episode 12)
    Season 28 Episode 12:

    Death by Fire

    New evidence raises doubts about whether Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for the arson deaths of his three children, was guilty.

  • Frontline - Law & Disorder (Season 28 Episode 11)
    Season 28 Episode 11:

    Law & Disorder

    People claim that New Orleans Police used lethal force against citizens then tried to cover it up after Hurricane Katrina.

  • Frontline - The Wounded Platoon (Season 28 Episode 10)
    Season 28 Episode 10:

    The Wounded Platoon

    Some surviving members of Charlie Company's Third Platoon fare well after returning from Iraq, while others struggle with stress and injuries.

  • Frontline - College, Inc. (Season 28 Episode 9)
    Season 28 Episode 9:

    College, Inc.

    Wall Street and for-profit universities transform the way people think about college in America.

  • Frontline - The Vaccine War (Season 28 Episode 8)
    Season 28 Episode 8:

    The Vaccine War

    Touted by public health scientists and clinicians as one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine, concern grows among parents over vaccination safety.

  • Frontline - The Fall of Lehman (Season 28 Episode 8)
    Season 28 Episode 8:

    The Fall of Lehman

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008.

  • Frontline - The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan (Season 28 Episode 7)
    Season 28 Episode 7:

    The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

    Hundreds of boys in Afghanistan are trained to entertain male audiences and then are traded for sexual favors among former warlords and businessmen.

  • Frontline - Obama's Deal (Season 28 Episode 6)
    Season 28 Episode 6:

    Obama's Deal

    American politics and the innerworkings of President Barack Obama's administration, special interest groups and the role of money in policy making.

  • Frontline - The Quake (Season 28 Episode 5)
    Season 28 Episode 5:

    The Quake

    Relief efforts for earthquake victims in Haiti.

  • Frontline - The Suicide Tourist (Season 28 Episode 4)
    Season 28 Episode 4:

    The Suicide Tourist

    The Swiss nonprofit group Dignitas helps people with terminal illnesses to end their lives.

  • Frontline - Behind Taliban Lines (Season 28 Episode 3)
    Season 28 Episode 3:

    Behind Taliban Lines

    An Afghan video journalist travels a region that has reverted back to Taliban control; Pakistan's troubled school system.

  • Frontline - Flying Cheap (Season 28 Episode 2)
    Season 28 Episode 2:

    Flying Cheap

    The airline industry has changed dramatically just a year after the crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo, N.Y.

  • Frontline - Digital Nation (Season 28 Episode 1)
    Season 28 Episode 1:

    Digital Nation

    The World Wide Web and digital media transform the way people work, learn and interact.

  • Frontline - The Card Game (Season 27 Episode 17)
    Season 27 Episode 17:

    The Card Game

    The future of the consumer loan industry and its impact on the national economy.

  • Frontline - A Death in Tehran (Season 27 Episode 16)
    Season 27 Episode 16:

    A Death in Tehran

    Neda Soltani was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran, Iran, during protests over the country's presidential election.

  • Frontline - Alaska Gold (Season 27 Episode 15)
    Season 27 Episode 15:

    Alaska Gold

    Two foreign mining companies propose to extract mineral deposits by digging the Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska.

  • Frontline - Close to Home (Season 27 Episode 14)
    Season 27 Episode 14:

    Close to Home

    Middle-class Americans who are coping with economic uncertainty include a small-business owner and a woman who fears she will lose her home to foreclosure.

  • Frontline - The Warning (Season 27 Episode 13)
    Season 27 Episode 13:

    The Warning

    Early warnings of the economic meltdown are traced back to the 1990s, when regulation of the emerging derivatives markets failed to occur.

  • Frontline - Obama's War (Season 27 Episode 12)
    Season 27 Episode 12:

    Obama's War

    U.S. counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • Frontline - Breaking the Bank (Season 27 Episode 11)
    Season 27 Episode 11:

    Breaking the Bank

    Filmmaker Mike Kirk investigates America's financial crisis.

  • Frontline - The Madoff Affair (Season 27 Episode 10)
    Season 27 Episode 10:

    The Madoff Affair

    The world's first global Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Bernard Madoff began in the 1960s when Madoff tapped money from Jewish businessmen promising steady guaranteed returns on their investments.

  • Frontline - The Released (Season 27 Episode 9)
    Season 27 Episode 9:

    The Released

    Parole officers, social workers and psychiatrists examine what happens to the mentally ill when they leave prison and obstacles they face while reintegrating into society.

  • Frontline - Poisoned Waters (Season 27 Episode 8)
    Season 27 Episode 8:

    Poisoned Waters

    The coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay face perilous conditions caused by contamination from industry, agriculture and suburban development.

  • Frontline - Black Money (Season 27 Episode 7)
    Season 27 Episode 7:

    Black Money

    The U.S. Department of Justice and allies around the world crack down on international bribery.

  • Frontline - Sick Around America (Season 27 Episode 6)
    Season 27 Episode 6:

    Sick Around America

    The failures and future of the private insurance industry and the prospect of comprehensive healthcare reform.

  • Frontline - Ten Trillion and Counting (Season 27 Episode 5)
    Season 27 Episode 5:

    Ten Trillion and Counting

    President Barack Obama and his administration face a growing national deficit.

  • Frontline - Inside the Meltdown (Season 27 Episode 4)
    Season 27 Episode 4:

    Inside the Meltdown

    Various factors lead to the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

  • Frontline - My Father, My Brother and Me (Season 27 Episode 3)
    Season 27 Episode 3:

    My Father, My Brother and Me

    Correspondent Dave Iverson investigates the scientific, ethical and political issues relating to Parkinson's disease, including stem-cell research.

  • Frontline - Dreams of Obama (Season 27 Episode 2)
    Season 27 Episode 2:

    Dreams of Obama

    A personal and political biography of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States.

  • Frontline - The Old Man and the Storm (Season 27 Episode 1)
    Season 27 Episode 1:

    The Old Man and the Storm

    Herbert Gettridge, 82, works tirelessly to rebuild his home devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

  • Frontline - The Hugo Chavez Show (Season 26 Episode 14)
    Season 26 Episode 14:

    The Hugo Chavez Show

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez claims a revolution is turning his country into an anti-capitalist beacon for the world.

  • Frontline - Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (Season 26 Episode 13)
    Season 26 Episode 13:

    Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

    Republican consultant and strategist Harvey Leroy 'Lee' Atwater's rise to the White House and his battle with cancer.

  • Frontline - The War Briefing (Season 26 Episode 12)
    Season 26 Episode 12:

    The War Briefing

    Strategists and diplomats discuss the foreign policy choices facing the next president of the United States.

  • Frontline - Heat (Season 26 Episode 11)
    Season 26 Episode 11:


    Big business vows to reshape its approach to the environment.

  • Frontline - The Choice 2008 (Season 26 Episode 10)
    Season 26 Episode 10:

    The Choice 2008

    Personal and political biographies of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama.

  • Frontline - Young and Restless in China (Season 26 Episode 9)
    Season 26 Episode 9:

    Young and Restless in China

    Nine young people coming of age in China are part of a generation torn between traditional culture and new choices.

  • Frontline - Storm Over Everest (Season 26 Episode 8)
    Season 26 Episode 8:

    Storm Over Everest

    On May 10, 1996, a fierce storm traps three climbing teams high on the slopes of Mount Everest.

  • Frontline - Sick Around the World (Season 26 Episode 7)
    Season 26 Episode 7:

    Sick Around the World

    The healthcare systems of other advanced democracies could provide the United States with ideas as to how to reform its healthcare system.

  • Frontline - Bad Voodoo's War (Season 26 Episode 6)
    Season 26 Episode 6:

    Bad Voodoo's War

    National Guard infantrymen dubbed 'The Bad Voodoo Platoon' record their experiences in Iraq.

  • Frontline - Bush's War (Season 26 Episode 5)
    Season 26 Episode 5:

    Bush's War

    The scope and detail of the Iraq War, how it began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and inside the U.S. government.

  • Frontline - Bush's War (Season 26 Episode 4)
    Season 26 Episode 4:

    Bush's War

    The scope and detail of the Iraq War, how it began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and inside the U.S. government.

  • Frontline - Rules of Engagement (Season 26 Episode 3)
    Season 26 Episode 3:

    Rules of Engagement

    Twenty four residents of Haditha, Iraq, were killed by U.S. forces in what some believe was a deliberate massacre.

  • Frontline - Growing Up Online (Season 26 Episode 2)
    Season 26 Episode 2:

    Growing Up Online

    The impact of the Internet on adolescence focuses on children who are harassed or bullied and those who gain attention on YouTube.

  • Frontline - The Medicated Child (Season 26 Episode 1)
    Season 26 Episode 1:

    The Medicated Child

    Psychiatrists and researchers discuss the risks and benefits of prescribing drugs to modify children's behavior

  • Frontline - On Our Watch (Season 25 Episode 13)
    Season 25 Episode 13:

    On Our Watch

    The genocide in Darfur over the past four years kills as many as 200,000 people and drives 2.5 million from their homes.

  • Frontline - The Undertaking (Season 25 Episode 12)
    Season 25 Episode 12:

    The Undertaking

    Funeral director Thomas Lynch explains how Americans cope with death, grief and life.

  • Frontline - Showdown With Iran (Season 25 Episode 11)
    Season 25 Episode 11:

    Showdown With Iran

    The United States and Iran maintain a tumultuous relationship since Sept. 11.

  • Frontline - Cheney's Law (Season 25 Episode 10)
    Season 25 Episode 10:

    Cheney's Law

    Dick Cheney looks to expand the power of the presidency.

  • Frontline - The Endgame (Season 25 Episode 9)
    Season 25 Episode 9:

    The Endgame

    The early mandate to create conditions to quickly withdraw American troops from Iraq leads to chaos and failure.

  • Frontline - Spying on the Home Front (Season 25 Episode 8)
    Season 25 Episode 8:

    Spying on the Home Front

    The National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program and charges that the government has infringed on constitutional protections.

  • Frontline - When Kids Get Life (Season 25 Episode 7)
    Season 25 Episode 7:

    When Kids Get Life

    Five juvenile offenders sentenced to life without parole in Colorado discuss the prospect of spending their lives in prison.

  • Frontline - Hot Politics (Season 25 Episode 6)
    Season 25 Episode 6:

    Hot Politics

    Key moments shape the politics of global warming.

  • Frontline - So Much So Fast (Season 25 Episode 5)
    Season 25 Episode 5:

    So Much So Fast

    Diagnosed when he was 29, Stephen Heywood fights ALS with the help of his friends and family.

  • Frontline - News War: What's Happening to the News (Season 25 Episode 4)
    Season 25 Episode 4:

    News War: What's Happening to the News

    Network news and daily newspapers face fierce competition from cable television and the Internet; inside the newsroom of The Los Angeles Times.

  • Frontline - News War: Secrets, Sources & Spin (Season 25 Episode 3)
    Season 25 Episode 3:

    News War: Secrets, Sources & Spin

    Reporters facing jail for refusing to reveal sources; how much the press can reveal about secret government programs in the war on terror without jeopardizing national security.

  • Frontline - News War: Secrets, Sources & Spin (Season 25 Episode 2)
    Season 25 Episode 2:

    News War: Secrets, Sources & Spin

    Lowell Bergman examines the Bush administration and the press, using anonymous sources in reporting and unintended consequences of the Valerie Plame investigation.

  • Frontline - Hand of God (Season 25 Episode 1)
    Season 25 Episode 1:

    Hand of God

    Paul Cultrera launches his own investigation into how the Archdiocese of Boston covered up allegations against a priest he says molested him in the 1960s.

  • Frontline - Living Old (Season 24 Episode 16)
    Season 24 Episode 16:

    Living Old

    People age 85 or older are the fastest-growing segment of U.S. population.

  • Frontline - A Hidden Life (Season 24 Episode 15)
    Season 24 Episode 15:

    A Hidden Life

    In 2005, Spokane, Wash., Mayor Jim West faces accusations that he used his office to lure men and boys into sexual relationships.

  • Frontline - The Lost Year in Iraq (Season 24 Episode 14)
    Season 24 Episode 14:

    The Lost Year in Iraq

    American bureaucrats set the groundwork for a new government and infrastructure in Iraq.

  • Frontline - The Enemy Within (Season 24 Episode 13)
    Season 24 Episode 13:

    The Enemy Within

    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Lowell Bergman reveals flaws in intelligence operations and inter-agency rivalry within the U.S. government.

  • Frontline - Return of the Taliban (Season 24 Episode 12)
    Season 24 Episode 12:

    Return of the Taliban

    Tribal areas along the Afghan-Pakistani border fall under the control of a resurgent Taliban militia.

  • Frontline - The Dark Side (Season 24 Episode 11)
    Season 24 Episode 11:

    The Dark Side

    Vice President Dick Cheney and CIA Director George Tenet clash over the response to the war on terror.

  • Frontline - The Age of AIDS (Season 24 Episode 10)
    Season 24 Episode 10:

    The Age of AIDS

    HIV treatments include the AIDS cocktail; policy adoption in the U.S. and developing nations; prognosis for the 21st century.

  • Frontline - Can You Afford to Retire? (Season 24 Episode 8)
    Season 24 Episode 8:

    Can You Afford to Retire?

    Because of pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies and the 2001-2002 stock-market crash, many baby boomers now expect to work past retirement age.

  • Frontline - The Tank Man (Season 24 Episode 7)
    Season 24 Episode 7:

    The Tank Man

    An unarmed protester's confrontation with a line of tanks becomes a symbol of the fight for freedom after Chinese troops expel thousands from Tiananmen Square in 1989.

  • Frontline - The Insurgency (Season 24 Episode 6)
    Season 24 Episode 6:

    The Insurgency

    The multifaceted insurgency in Iraq continues to challenge the world's military.

  • Frontline - The Meth Epidemic (Season 24 Episode 5)
    Season 24 Episode 5:

    The Meth Epidemic

    The rise of meth use in the U.S.; the cold-remedy business clashes with illegal trade in those drugs.

  • Frontline - Sex Slaves (Season 24 Episode 4)
    Season 24 Episode 4:

    Sex Slaves

    Approximately half a million women are trafficked for the purpose of sexual slavery each year.

  • Frontline - Country Boys (Season 24 Episode 3)
    Season 24 Episode 3:

    Country Boys

    Boys search to find meaning and belonging amid their burdens; Cody finds comfort through his heavy-metal Christian band, while Chris continues to struggle.

  • Frontline - The Storm (Season 23 Episode 14)
    Season 23 Episode 14:

    The Storm

    A political storm surrounds Hurricane Katrina's destruction of the Gulf Coast.

  • Frontline - The Last Abortion Clinic (Season 23 Episode 13)
    Season 23 Episode 13:

    The Last Abortion Clinic

    The decline in the number of physicians and clinics performing abortions.

  • Frontline - The Torture Question (Season 23 Episode 12)
    Season 23 Episode 12:

    The Torture Question

    The Bush administration struggles to create a legal framework for aggressively interrogating enemy fighters in the war on terror.

  • Frontline - The O.J. Verdict (Season 23 Episode 11)
    Season 23 Episode 11:

    The O.J. Verdict

    The O.J. Simpson trial and its lasting impact on the American justice system.

  • Frontline - Private Warriors (Season 23 Episode 10)
    Season 23 Episode 10:

    Private Warriors

    Private contractors run U.S. military supply lines in Iraq, provide armed protection and operate U.S. military bases.

  • Frontline - A Jew Among the Germans (Season 23 Episode 9)
    Season 23 Episode 9:

    A Jew Among the Germans

    A Holocaust survivor goes on a personal journey to learn about the German memorial to Holocaust victims.

  • Frontline - The New Asylums (Season 23 Episode 8)
    Season 23 Episode 8:

    The New Asylums

    Mental health inside Ohio's state prison system.

  • Frontline - Death of a Princess (Season 23 Episode 7)
    Season 23 Episode 7:

    Death of a Princess

    Journalist Antony Thomas investigates the public execution of an Arabian princess and her lover.

  • Frontline - Karl Rove: The Architect (Season 23 Episode 6)
    Season 23 Episode 6:

    Karl Rove: The Architect

    Karl Rove advises President George W. Bush on political issues.

  • Frontline - Israel's Next War? (Season 23 Episode 5)
    Season 23 Episode 5:

    Israel's Next War?

    Settlers in Gaza and the West Bank could react violently to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to return the Gaza Strip to Palestinian control.

  • Frontline - The Soldier's Heart (Season 23 Episode 4)
    Season 23 Episode 4:

    The Soldier's Heart

    The effects of the Iraq War on soldiers returning to the U.S.

  • Frontline - A Company of Soldiers (Season 23 Episode 3)
    Season 23 Episode 3:

    A Company of Soldiers

    A report from inside the U.S. Army's 8th Cavalry Regiment in Baghdad.

  • Frontline - The House of Saud (Season 23 Episode 2)
    Season 23 Episode 2:

    The House of Saud

    Saudi Arabia's Al Saud family and America's relations with the royals.

  • Frontline - Al Qaeda's New Front (Season 23 Episode 1)
    Season 23 Episode 1:

    Al Qaeda's New Front

    The challenges faced by intelligence services in battling terrorism in Europe.

  • Frontline - Secret History of the Credit Card (Season 22 Episode 17)
    Season 22 Episode 17:

    Secret History of the Credit Card

    Credit cards become the most profitable sector of the U.S. banking industry.

  • Frontline - Is Wal-Mart Good for America? (Season 22 Episode 16)
    Season 22 Episode 16:

    Is Wal-Mart Good for America?

    Economists discuss Wal-Mart and its reliability on Chinese imports.

  • Frontline - The Persuaders (Season 22 Episode 15)
    Season 22 Episode 15:

    The Persuaders

    Marketers and advertisers use research and public relations to deliver their messages.

  • Frontline - Rumsfeld's War (Season 22 Episode 14)
    Season 22 Episode 14:

    Rumsfeld's War

    The status of the U.S. military and its deployment to several hot spots around the world.

  • Frontline - The Choice 2004 (Season 22 Episode 13)
    Season 22 Episode 13:

    The Choice 2004

    Presidential candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry.

  • Frontline - Sacred Ground (Season 22 Episode 12)
    Season 22 Episode 12:

    Sacred Ground

    Architect Daniel Libeskind plans to build the Freedom Tower at Ground Zero.

  • Frontline - The Plea (Season 22 Episode 11)
    Season 22 Episode 11:

    The Plea

    Lawyers and prosecutors use plea bargains to expedite justice.

  • Frontline - The Way the Music Died (Season 22 Episode 10)
    Season 22 Episode 10:

    The Way the Music Died

    MTV, compact discs, corporate consolidation and Internet piracy affect the music industry.

  • Frontline - The Jesus Factor (Season 22 Episode 9)
    Season 22 Episode 9:

    The Jesus Factor

    An examination of President Bush's spiritual beliefs and their influences on his political decision making.

  • Frontline - Son of Al Qaeda (Season 22 Episode 8)
    Season 22 Episode 8:

    Son of Al Qaeda

    Abdurahman Khadr reveals information about al-Qaida to the CIA.

  • Frontline - Diet Wars (Season 22 Episode 7)
    Season 22 Episode 7:

    Diet Wars

    Social, cultural and dietary factors lead to obesity in America.

  • Frontline - Ghosts of Rwanda (Season 22 Episode 6)
    Season 22 Episode 6:

    Ghosts of Rwanda

    Interviews with survivors and eyewitness chronicle the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

  • Frontline - The Invasion of Iraq (Season 22 Episode 5)
    Season 22 Episode 5:

    The Invasion of Iraq

    An investigation recounts strategies, battles and turning points of the war in Iraq.

  • Frontline - Tax Me if You Can (Season 22 Episode 4)
    Season 22 Episode 4:

    Tax Me if You Can

    How big corporations and wealthy individuals cut their taxes with tax shelters and the role of blue chip accounting firms in this process.

  • Frontline - Beyond Baghdad (Season 22 Episode 3)
    Season 22 Episode 3:

    Beyond Baghdad

    The struggles facing the Bush administration's Iraq policies.

  • Frontline - Chasing Saddam's Weapons (Season 22 Episode 2)
    Season 22 Episode 2:

    Chasing Saddam's Weapons

    An investigation into the search for Saddam Hussein's alleged weapons of mass destruction.

  • Frontline - From China With Love (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    From China With Love

    A spy and an FBI agent's intimate relationship compromises the U.S. military intelligence about China.

  • Frontline - Dangerous Prescription (Season 21 Episode 17)
    Season 21 Episode 17:

    Dangerous Prescription

    An investigation follows the FDA's approval process and examines the role drug companies play in the approval and monitoring of prescription medicines.

  • Frontline - The Alternative Fix (Season 21 Episode 16)
    Season 21 Episode 16:

    The Alternative Fix

    Controversy over complementary and alternative medical treatments.

  • Frontline - Chasing the Sleeper Cell (Season 21 Episode 15)
    Season 21 Episode 15:

    Chasing the Sleeper Cell

    An examination of domestic terrorism and American citizens associated with al-Qaida.

  • Frontline - Truth, War, and Consequences (Season 21 Episode 14)
    Season 21 Episode 14:

    Truth, War, and Consequences

    Administration officials and Iraqi opposition leaders examine the reasons the United States went to war and assess the possibility of a stable government in postwar Iraq.

  • Frontline - Public Schools, Inc. (Season 21 Episode 13)
    Season 21 Episode 13:

    Public Schools, Inc.

    An examination of Chris Whittle's Edison School and the issue of for-profit public education.

  • Frontline - The Other Drug War (Season 21 Episode 12)
    Season 21 Episode 12:

    The Other Drug War

    An examination of issues concerning a Medicare prescription drug benefit for seniors.

  • Frontline - The Wall Street Fix (Season 21 Episode 11)
    Season 21 Episode 11:

    The Wall Street Fix

    Securities violations and bankruptcies mar the telecommunications boom of the 1990s.

  • Frontline - The Burden of Innocence (Season 21 Episode 10)
    Season 21 Episode 10:

    The Burden of Innocence

    An examination of the social, psychological and economic challenges exonerated inmates face.

  • Frontline - Cyber War! (Season 21 Episode 9)
    Season 21 Episode 9:

    Cyber War!

    Threats of assaults in cyberspace target U.S. infrastructure.

  • Frontline - Kim's Nuclear Gamble (Season 21 Episode 8)
    Season 21 Episode 8:

    Kim's Nuclear Gamble

    The Bush administration debates the handling of diplomatic relations with North Korea's Kim Jong Il and the threat of nuclear war.

  • Frontline - Blair's War (Season 21 Episode 7)
    Season 21 Episode 7:

    Blair's War

    British Prime Minister Tony Blair plays a role in the discord between the United States and Europe over impending war with Iraq.

  • Frontline - The War Behind Closed Doors (Season 21 Episode 6)
    Season 21 Episode 6:

    The War Behind Closed Doors

    The Bush administration's reason for war with Iraq.

  • Frontline - China in the Red (Season 21 Episode 5)
    Season 21 Episode 5:

    China in the Red

    Ten Chinese citizens tell of social and economic conditions.

  • Frontline - Failure to Protect: The Caseworker Files (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:

    Failure to Protect: The Caseworker Files

    Maine's child-welfare system; discussing current child-welfare policies.

  • Frontline - The Taking of Logan Marr (Season 21 Episode 3)
    Season 21 Episode 3:

    The Taking of Logan Marr

    Found dead in the basement of a foster home, 5-year-old Logan Marr may have been taken from her birth mother without good cause.

  • Frontline - A Dangerous Business Revisited (Season 21 Episode 2)
    Season 21 Episode 2:

    A Dangerous Business Revisited

    Penalties to employers for breaking workplace safety laws in the United States may not be strict enough.

  • Frontline - Much Ado About Something (Season 21 Episode 1)
    Season 21 Episode 1:

    Much Ado About Something

    Controversy surrounds a long-proposed theory that the author of William Shakespeare's works was Christopher Marlowe.

  • Frontline - In Search of al-Qaida (Season 20 Episode 23)
    Season 20 Episode 23:

    In Search of al-Qaida

    The pursuit of al-Qaida terrorists.

  • Frontline - Let's Get Married (Season 20 Episode 22)
    Season 20 Episode 22:

    Let's Get Married

    An examination of the modern marriage movement.

  • Frontline - A Crime of Insanity (Season 20 Episode 21)
    Season 20 Episode 21:

    A Crime of Insanity

    A paranoid schizophrenic's hostage incident prompts controversy about criminal cases when legal and psychological worlds collide.

  • Frontline - Missile Wars (Season 20 Episode 20)
    Season 20 Episode 20:

    Missile Wars

    The Bush administration prepares to build an ICBM system in Alaska to ward off attacks by rogue states; critics believe terrorism is the greater danger; debate and commentary deal with feasibility.

  • Frontline - The Man Who Knew (Season 20 Episode 19)
    Season 20 Episode 19:

    The Man Who Knew

    Agent John O'Neill considers assassinating bin Laden before al-Qaida could act, prompting his separation from the FBI and his hiring as World Trade Center security director, just weeks before his death in the attacks.

  • Frontline - Campaign Against Terror (Season 20 Episode 18)
    Season 20 Episode 18:

    Campaign Against Terror

    Complex political wrangling by U.S., Afghan and other world leaders after Sept. 11 leads to an international coalition against al-Qaida and the Taliban, and promotes Hamid Karzai as leader of Afghanistan.

  • Frontline - Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero (Season 20 Episode 17)
    Season 20 Episode 17:

    Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero

    A report from the former World Trade Center site to find out how people's faith has changed since the terrorist attacks.

  • Frontline - Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road From Oslo (Season 20 Episode 16)
    Season 20 Episode 16:

    Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road From Oslo

    A chronicle shows the Middle East from the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin into the present crisis.

  • Frontline - Bigger Than Enron (Season 20 Episode 15)
    Season 20 Episode 15:

    Bigger Than Enron

    Interviews depict how the controls that protect stockholders from investment fraud were destroyed because of conflicts of interest and market deregulation.

  • Frontline - The Siege of Bethlehem (Season 20 Episode 14)
    Season 20 Episode 14:

    The Siege of Bethlehem

    The battle between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian militants at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

  • Frontline - Muslims (Season 20 Episode 13)
    Season 20 Episode 13:


    Interviews describe the fundamentals of Islam and the religion's worldwide resurgence.

  • Frontline - Terror and Tehran (Season 20 Episode 12)
    Season 20 Episode 12:

    Terror and Tehran

    While Iranian moderates strive for reform, President Bush calls the country part of an 'axis of evil' developing nuclear weapons and bent on destroying Israel.

  • Frontline - Did Daddy Do It? (Season 20 Episode 11)
    Season 20 Episode 11:

    Did Daddy Do It?

    An investigation finds new evidence that questions the conviction of Cuban immigrant Frank Fuster for child molestation.

  • Frontline - Modern Meat (Season 20 Episode 10)
    Season 20 Episode 10:

    Modern Meat

    Investigating the meat industry's safety-inspection process.

  • Frontline - Requiem for Frank Lee Smith (Season 20 Episode 9)
    Season 20 Episode 9:

    Requiem for Frank Lee Smith

    A prisoner on Florida's death row for 14 years dies of cancer before DNA tests exonerate him of rape and murder.

  • Frontline - Battle for the Holy Land (Season 20 Episode 8)
    Season 20 Episode 8:

    Battle for the Holy Land

    The fighting tactics and strategies of Israeli commando units and Palestinian militants.

  • Frontline - Testing Our Schools (Season 20 Episode 7)
    Season 20 Episode 7:

    Testing Our Schools

    A new era in public education increases the federal government's involvement in schools and expands testing.

  • Frontline - Roll Over: The Hidden History of the SUV (Season 20 Episode 6)
    Season 20 Episode 6:

    Roll Over: The Hidden History of the SUV

    An investigation into the history and safety of sport utility vehicles.

  • Frontline - American Porn (Season 20 Episode 5)
    Season 20 Episode 5:

    American Porn

    Investigating corporations that profit from the pornography business.

  • Frontline - Inside the Teenage Brain (Season 20 Episode 4)
    Season 20 Episode 4:

    Inside the Teenage Brain

    Researchers explore the recesses of the brain to explain adolescent behavior.

  • Frontline - Dot Con (Season 20 Episode 3)
    Season 20 Episode 3:

    Dot Con

    The rise and fall of Internet stocks.

  • Frontline - Inside the Terror Network (Season 20 Episode 2)
    Season 20 Episode 2:

    Inside the Terror Network

    Before the Sept. 11 attacks, the airplane hijackers are able to move unnoticed throughout North America.

  • Frontline - An Ordinary Crime (Season 20 Episode 1)
    Season 20 Episode 1:

    An Ordinary Crime

    Two men with the same name are implicated in the same crime.

  • Frontline - The Monster That Ate Hollywood (Season 19 Episode 19)
    Season 19 Episode 19:

    The Monster That Ate Hollywood

    Megacorporations absorb the once fiercely independent movie studios.

  • Frontline - The Saudi Time Bomb (Season 19 Episode 18)
    Season 19 Episode 18:

    The Saudi Time Bomb

    The United States hopes for Saudi Arabian support in the war against terrorism.

  • Frontline - Gunning for Saddam (Season 19 Episode 17)
    Season 19 Episode 17:

    Gunning for Saddam

    Saddam Hussein may have been involved in terrorism over the past decade.

  • Frontline - Trail of a Terrorist (Season 19 Episode 16)
    Season 19 Episode 16:

    Trail of a Terrorist

    Terrorist Ahmed Ressam discloses his training in urban warfare, sabotage and covert operations with al-Qaida.

  • Frontline - Dangerous Straits (Season 19 Episode 15)
    Season 19 Episode 15:

    Dangerous Straits

    The United States and China disagree about Taiwan.

  • Frontline - Looking for Answers (Season 19 Episode 14)
    Season 19 Episode 14:

    Looking for Answers

    Terrorist attacks surprise the CIA and FBI; Muslim fundamentalists.

  • Frontline - Target America (Season 19 Episode 13)
    Season 19 Episode 13:

    Target America

    Terrorist attacks in the last several decades reveal patterns, lessons and warnings.

  • Frontline - Blackout (Season 19 Episode 11)
    Season 19 Episode 11:


    The California energy crisis.

  • Frontline - LAPD Blues (Season 19 Episode 10)
    Season 19 Episode 10:

    LAPD Blues

    Corruption in the Los Angeles Police Department.

  • Frontline - Medicating Kids (Season 19 Episode 8)
    Season 19 Episode 8:

    Medicating Kids

    Investigation into children's growing use of psychoactive drugs.

  • Frontline - Organ Farm (Season 19 Episode 7)
    Season 19 Episode 7:

    Organ Farm

    Cross-species transplants.

  • Frontline - The Merchants of Cool (Season 19 Episode 5)
    Season 19 Episode 5:

    The Merchants of Cool

    Teen culture.

  • Frontline - Hackers (Season 19 Episode 4)
    Season 19 Episode 4:


    Interviews with teens, security experts, and law enforcement officials reveals the insecurities of the Internet.

  • Frontline - Saving Elian (Season 19 Episode 3)
    Season 19 Episode 3:

    Saving Elian

    Film footage and interviews chronicle the political and social battle surrounding Elian Gonzalez in both the United States and Cuba.

  • Frontline - Juvenile Justice (Season 19 Episode 2)
    Season 19 Episode 2:

    Juvenile Justice

    The rehabilitation of juvenile criminals.

  • Frontline - The Clinton Years (Season 19 Episode 1)
    Season 19 Episode 1:

    The Clinton Years

    Administration officials' interviews chronicle the political career of Bill Clinton from governor of Arkansas through his eight years as president of the United States; host Ted Koppel.

  • Frontline - Real Justice (Season 18 Episode 18)
    Season 18 Episode 18:

    Real Justice

    Boston's Suffolk County district attorney's office; criminal justice system.

  • Frontline - Real Justice (Season 18 Episode 17)
    Season 18 Episode 17:

    Real Justice

    Boston's Suffolk County district attorney's office; criminal justice system.

  • Frontline - The Future of War (Season 18 Episode 16)
    Season 18 Episode 16:

    The Future of War

    U.S. Army.

  • Frontline - Drug Wars (Season 18 Episode 15)
    Season 18 Episode 15:

    Drug Wars

    Impact of cocaine on city streets and criminal justice system; Mexico's role in supplying drugs.

  • Frontline - Drug Wars (Season 18 Episode 14)
    Season 18 Episode 14:

    Drug Wars

    For 30 years the United States tries to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the country.

  • Frontline - The Choice 2000 (Season 18 Episode 13)
    Season 18 Episode 13:

    The Choice 2000

    Profiles spotlight Vice President Al Gore and Gov. George W. Bush.

  • Frontline - The Battle Over School Choice (Season 18 Episode 12)
    Season 18 Episode 12:

    The Battle Over School Choice

    Politicians debate over the reform of public education.

  • Frontline - Return of the Czar (Season 18 Episode 11)
    Season 18 Episode 11:

    Return of the Czar

    The future of Russia under the leadership of Vladimir Putin.

  • Frontline - Jefferson's Blood (Season 18 Episode 10)
    Season 18 Episode 10:

    Jefferson's Blood

    A profile shows Thomas Jefferson's life and family history.

  • Frontline - Dr. Solomon's Dilemma (Season 18 Episode 7)
    Season 18 Episode 7:

    Dr. Solomon's Dilemma

    The HMO cost-cutting issue burdens many doctors and patients.

  • Frontline - War in Europe (Season 18 Episode 6)
    Season 18 Episode 6:

    War in Europe

    Kosovo refugees, members of the U.S. special forces, diplomats and political leaders describe the aftermath of war.

  • Frontline - Assault on Gay America (Season 18 Episode 4)
    Season 18 Episode 4:

    Assault on Gay America

    Homosexuals are victims of violent hate crimes in the United States.

  • Frontline - The Survival of Saddam (Season 18 Episode 3)
    Season 18 Episode 3:

    The Survival of Saddam

    Saddam Hussein maintains his position in Iraq despite economic sanctions, U.N. weapons-inspectors and military attacks.

  • Frontline - The Killer at Thurston High (Season 18 Episode 2)
    Season 18 Episode 2:

    The Killer at Thurston High

    Friends, family and counselors examine the case of 15-year-old Kip Kinkel, accused of killing his parents and opening fire at his Oregon high school.

  • Frontline - The Case for Innocence (Season 18 Episode 1)
    Season 18 Episode 1:

    The Case for Innocence

    Prosecutors and courts sometimes block the use of DNA analysis, a scientific method of proving innocence or guilt.

  • Frontline - Justice for Sale (Season 17 Episode 17)
    Season 17 Episode 17:

    Justice for Sale

    Money from special interest groups threatens to compromise judicial impartiality.

  • Frontline - Apocalypse! (Season 17 Episode 16)
    Season 17 Episode 16:


    Scholars examine the origins of the Book of Revelation and how it has shaped Western perceptions of the Apocalypse.

  • Frontline - The Lost Children of Rockdale County (Season 17 Episode 15)
    Season 17 Episode 15:

    The Lost Children of Rockdale County

    A syphilis epidemic among teens of an affluent community points to drug use, orgies and aimlessness.

  • Frontline - Mafia Power Play (Season 17 Episode 14)
    Season 17 Episode 14:

    Mafia Power Play

    Links between professional sports and organized crime.

  • Frontline - Secrets of the SAT (Season 17 Episode 13)
    Season 17 Episode 13:

    Secrets of the SAT

    Debate over the fairness in college admissions; impact of standardized tests.

  • Frontline - John Paul II: The Millennial Pope (Season 17 Episode 12)
    Season 17 Episode 12:

    John Paul II: The Millennial Pope

    Interviews and film clips chronicle Karol Wojtyla's upbringing, election to the papacy in 1978 and leadership of the Roman Catholic Church as Pope John Paul II.

  • Frontline - The Crash (Season 17 Episode 11)
    Season 17 Episode 11:

    The Crash

    The global economy; crash of 1998; financial analysts.

  • Frontline - Pop (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:


    Photographer Joel Meyerowitz profiles his father, who has Alzheimer's disease.

  • Frontline - Making Babies (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Making Babies

    Infertility; medicine; cloning.

  • Frontline - The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela's closest friends and confidants, as well as the prison guards who kept watch over him for 27 years, discuss the South African president's life and resolve.

  • Frontline - Give War a Chance (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Give War a Chance

    U.S. diplomats and the military differ on the use of force.

  • Frontline - Spying on Saddam (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Spying on Saddam

    Former Marine Scott Ritter discusses UNSCOM, Iraq and U.S. intelligence.

  • Frontline - Hunting bin Laden (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:

    Hunting bin Laden

    International terrorism; embassy bombings in Africa; Osama bin Laden.

  • Frontline - Russian Roulette (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Russian Roulette

    The security and potential of Russia's nuclear arsenal.

  • Frontline - The Execution (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    The Execution

    A convicted murderer awaits execution; victims' families.

  • Frontline - The Triumph of Evil (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    The Triumph of Evil

    America, Britain, France and the United Nations fail to prevent Rwandan genocide.

  • Frontline - Snitch (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:


    The U.S. government uses informants to prosecute drug offenders.

  • Frontline - Fat (Season 16 Episode 19)
    Season 16 Episode 19:


    The diet industry grows more influential as Americans grow heavier.

  • Frontline - The Child Terror (Season 16 Episode 18)
    Season 16 Episode 18:

    The Child Terror

    Zeal in prosecuting alleged child molesters may overlook exculpatory evidence.

  • Frontline - Plague War (Season 16 Episode 17)
    Season 16 Episode 17:

    Plague War

    The threats of biological warfare to world security.

  • Frontline - Washington's Other Scandal (Season 16 Episode 16)
    Season 16 Episode 16:

    Washington's Other Scandal

    Congressional hearings investigate 1996 campaign financing; with Bill Moyers.

  • Frontline - Ambush in Mogadishu (Season 16 Episode 15)
    Season 16 Episode 15:

    Ambush in Mogadishu

    In 1993 an unsuccessful raid on Mogadishu leaves 18 U.S. soldiers dead and Somalian civil war raging.

  • Frontline - The Farmer's Wife (Season 16 Episode 14)
    Season 16 Episode 14:

    The Farmer's Wife

    A couple face economic hardship while trying to save their marriage.

  • Frontline - Fooling With Nature (Season 16 Episode 11)
    Season 16 Episode 11:

    Fooling With Nature

    The ecological dangers of man-made chemicals.

  • Frontline - The World's Most Wanted Man (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    The World's Most Wanted Man

    The struggle to capture war criminals from the former Yugoslavia.

  • Frontline - Secrets of an Independent Counsel (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Secrets of an Independent Counsel

    Powerful independent counsels launch investigations toward political figures.

  • Frontline - Inside the Tobacco Deal (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Inside the Tobacco Deal

    The lawsuits against the tobacco industry.

  • Frontline - Busted: America's War on Marijuana (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Busted: America's War on Marijuana

    The U.S. government attempts to prevent the sale and use of marijuana.

  • Frontline - The High Price of Health (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    The High Price of Health

    Dramatic changes in health care.

  • Frontline - From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    The impact of the Gospels after the First Revolt; Christianity spreads and conversion takes place in the Roman Empire in the second and third centuries.

  • Frontline - The Two Nations of Black America (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    The Two Nations of Black America

    Middle-class blacks and those who are poor; with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

  • Frontline - My Retirement Dreams (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    My Retirement Dreams

    Baby boomers anticipate retirement having joy and meaning.

  • Frontline - Last Battle of the Gulf War (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Last Battle of the Gulf War

    Veterans of the Gulf War complain about sickness.

  • Frontline - The Princess and the Press (Season 15 Episode 18)
    Season 15 Episode 18:

    The Princess and the Press

    Princess Diana's relationship with the British media.

  • Frontline - A Whale of a Business (Season 15 Episode 17)
    Season 15 Episode 17:

    A Whale of a Business

    The treatment of captive whales and dolphins.

  • Frontline - Dreams of Tibet (Season 15 Episode 16)
    Season 15 Episode 16:

    Dreams of Tibet

    Leadership and human rights issues in Tibet.

  • Frontline - Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein (Season 15 Episode 15)
    Season 15 Episode 15:

    Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein

    The history of the IRA and Sinn Fein.

  • Frontline - The Lost American (Season 15 Episode 14)
    Season 15 Episode 14:

    The Lost American

    The life and mysterious disappearance of humanitarian Fred Cuny.

  • Frontline - Once Upon a Time in Arkansas (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    Once Upon a Time in Arkansas

    The personal finances of Bill and Hillary Clinton.

  • Frontline - Nazi Gold (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Nazi Gold

    Switzerland's financial relationship with World War II Germany.

  • Frontline - Easy Money (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Easy Money

    The legitimacy of the gaming industry and its political influence.

  • Frontline - Hot Guns (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Hot Guns

    Federal agents investigate the illegal handgun market.

  • Frontline - Innocence Lost: The Plea (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Innocence Lost: The Plea

    Workers at a day-care center in Edenton, N.C., were accused of sexual abuse; their story continues.

  • Frontline - The Opium Kings (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    The Opium Kings

    Filmmaker Adrian Cowell explores the roots of Burma's drug trade.

  • Frontline - Little Criminals (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Little Criminals

    Young children who committed violent crimes.

  • Frontline - Nuclear Reaction (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    Nuclear Reaction

    Richard Rhodes examines America's varied national attitudes toward nuclear power.

  • Frontline - The Fixers (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    The Fixers

    Peter Boyer investigates the controversy surrounding political contributions in America.

  • Frontline - Murder, Money and Mexico (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Murder, Money and Mexico

    Carlos and Raul Salinas' legacy to Mexico is its economic collapse in 1994.

  • Frontline - Valentina's Nightmare (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Valentina's Nightmare

    A wounded teen hides among corpses after the 1994 massacre of Tutsi by Rwandan Hutu.

  • Frontline - What Jennifer Saw (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    What Jennifer Saw

    DNA evidence overrides an eyewitness account and reverses a case of wrongful imprisonment.

  • Frontline - Betting on the Market (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Betting on the Market

    Examines U.S. stock investments; profiles Garrett Van Wagoner, Peter Lynch.

  • Frontline - Secret Daughter (Season 14 Episode 17)
    Season 14 Episode 17:

    Secret Daughter

    June Cross, sent to live with another family at age 4, explores the changing face of race relations in America.

  • Frontline - Loose Nukes (Season 14 Episode 16)
    Season 14 Episode 16:

    Loose Nukes

    Nuclear smuggling in Russia poses a major threat to U.S. national security.

  • Frontline - Why America Hates the Press (Season 14 Episode 15)
    Season 14 Episode 15:

    Why America Hates the Press

    Journalists examine public dissatisfaction with the national press.

  • Frontline - The Navy Blues (Season 14 Episode 14)
    Season 14 Episode 14:

    The Navy Blues

    The Tailhook scandal prompts attempts at reform in the Navy.

  • Frontline - The Choice '96 (Season 14 Episode 13)
    Season 14 Episode 13:

    The Choice '96

    A dual biography compares the careers of President Bill Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole.

  • Frontline - Does America Still Work? (Season 14 Episode 12)
    Season 14 Episode 12:

    Does America Still Work?

    Presidential candidates in Milwaukee address the anxiety/insecurity between U.S. businesses and their employees.

  • Frontline - The Kevorkian Verdict (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    The Kevorkian Verdict

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian faces his third criminal trial for assisting suicide.

  • Frontline - The Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    The Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson

    An in-depth profile of Jesse Jackson shows race and politics in postwar America.

  • Frontline - Shtetl (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:


    Marian Marzynski documents the return of two Polish-American Jews to their families' shtetl in Bransk, where 2,500 lived before the gas-chamber killings.

  • Frontline - Angel on Death Row (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Angel on Death Row

    Sister Helen Prejean is a spiritual adviser to inmates on death row.

  • Frontline - Smoke in the Eye (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Smoke in the Eye

    Tobacco companies' pressure on news media may jeopardize press freedoms in general.

  • Frontline - Breast Implants on Trial (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Breast Implants on Trial

    Biomedical science and powerful litigators clash over the possible dangers of silicone breast implants.

  • Frontline - Murder on Abortion Row (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Murder on Abortion Row

    Anti-abortionist John Salvi is charged with the murder of two health-clinic receptionists.

  • Frontline - So You Want to Buy a President? (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    So You Want to Buy a President?

    An exploration into what big financial donors want for their campaign contributions.

  • Frontline - The Long March of Newt Gingrich (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    The Long March of Newt Gingrich

    Peter Boyer presents a biography of House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

  • Frontline - The Gulf War (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    The Gulf War

    Interviews with key political and military leaders explore the events of the invasion of Kuwait.

  • Frontline - Living on the Edge (Season 13 Episode 20)
    Season 13 Episode 20:

    Living on the Edge

    Bill Moyers chronicles Milwaukee families struggling with low-paying jobs.

  • Frontline - Natasha and the Wolf (Season 13 Episode 19)
    Season 13 Episode 19:

    Natasha and the Wolf

    A cunning Russian gangster charms and seduces all who cross his path, including a state prosecutor who aids his escape from jail.

  • Frontline - Who's Afraid of Rupert Murdoch? (Season 13 Episode 18)
    Season 13 Episode 18:

    Who's Afraid of Rupert Murdoch?

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch makes use of business and political strategy.

  • Frontline - High Stakes in Cyberspace (Season 13 Episode 17)
    Season 13 Episode 17:

    High Stakes in Cyberspace

    Businesses rush to stake claims in cyberspace; revolution predictions.

  • Frontline - The Search for Satan (Season 13 Episode 16)
    Season 13 Episode 16:

    The Search for Satan

    Reports of abuse at the hands of secret satanic cults.

  • Frontline - Waco: The Inside Story (Season 13 Episode 15)
    Season 13 Episode 15:

    Waco: The Inside Story

    Peter Boyer investigates the FBI siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.

  • Frontline - Currents of Fear (Season 13 Episode 14)
    Season 13 Episode 14:

    Currents of Fear

    A woman believes electromagnetic fields may cause a high incidence of cancer in her neighborhood.

  • Frontline - Welcome to Happy Valley (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Welcome to Happy Valley

    Dr. Jim Goodwin discusses a frequently prescribed anti-depressant, Prozac.

  • Frontline - The Confessions of RosaLee (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    The Confessions of RosaLee

    A reporter's involvement with an inner-city family stirs controversy.

  • Frontline - The Vanishing Father (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    The Vanishing Father

    Studies find social pathology in children of single-parent families.

  • Frontline - When the Bough Breaks (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    When the Bough Breaks

    A child's bond with its parents help determine its behavior later in life.

  • Frontline - The Homecoming (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    The Homecoming

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn returns to his homeland after nearly 20 years in exile.

  • Frontline - Divided Memories (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Divided Memories

    Debate on the validity of repressed memories considers how memory works; techniques to aid recall.

  • Frontline - Divided Memories (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Divided Memories

    Debate on the validity of repressed memories considers how memory works and therapeutic techniques to aid recall.

  • Frontline - Rush Limbaugh's America (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Rush Limbaugh's America

    Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

  • Frontline - The Begging Game (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    The Begging Game

    Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's crackdown on New York panhandlers takes effect.

  • Frontline - The Godfather of Cocaine (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    The Godfather of Cocaine

    Rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

  • Frontline - What Happened to Bill Clinton? (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    What Happened to Bill Clinton?

    An examination of the Clinton presidency.

  • Frontline - Does TV Kill? (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Does TV Kill?

    How television can affect behavior.

  • Frontline - The Nicotine War (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    The Nicotine War

    The Food and Drug Administration attempts to regulate the tobacco industry.

  • Frontline - Hillary's Class (Season 12 Episode 18)
    Season 12 Episode 18:

    Hillary's Class

    On the occasion of a 25th reunion, Hillary Rodham Clinton's former classmates reflect on life and years at Wellesley.

  • Frontline - How to Steal 500 Million Dollars (Season 12 Episode 17)
    Season 12 Episode 17:

    How to Steal 500 Million Dollars

    Rise and fall of Phar-Mor Inc., a chain of discount drug stores.

  • Frontline - Hot Money (Season 12 Episode 16)
    Season 12 Episode 16:

    Hot Money

    Investigation into the off-shore banking centers which may play a critical role in international crime.

  • Frontline - Is This Any Way to Run a Government? (Season 12 Episode 15)
    Season 12 Episode 15:

    Is This Any Way to Run a Government?

    An investigation into the Department of Agriculture focuses on the crop subsidy programs.

  • Frontline - School Colors (Season 12 Episode 14)
    Season 12 Episode 14:

    School Colors

    Berkeley, Calif., high-school principal Jim Henderson addresses racial tension with a plan mandating ethnicity classes and sensitivity training for staff.

  • Frontline - The Trouble With Evan (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    The Trouble With Evan

    An examination of parenting and delinquency focuses on a family coping with a son's crimes.

  • Frontline - Go Back to Mexico! (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Go Back to Mexico!

    William Langewiesche focuses on illegal immigration in California.

  • Frontline - Public Lands, Private Profits (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Public Lands, Private Profits

    An examination of the gold mining industry investigates efforts to reform the General Mining Law of 1872.

  • Frontline - Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo

    In May 1993 snipers kill a Serb and a Muslim escaping from Sarajevo to marry.

  • Frontline - The Struggle for Russia (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    The Struggle for Russia

    Boris Yeltsin's presidency reflects an analysis of Russia's past two years of economic and social turmoil.

  • Frontline - Mandela (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:


    Nelson Mandela's political career; Winnie Mandela's return to politics in South Africa.

  • Frontline - The Kevorkian File (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    The Kevorkian File

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian and his assisted-suicide cases.

  • Frontline - In the Game (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    In the Game

    A profile of the 1990 Stanford University women's basketball team features its coach and its season.

  • Frontline - Sarajevo: The Living and the Dead (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Sarajevo: The Living and the Dead

    Radovan Tadic chronicles Sarajevo's lack of water, electricity, medicine, food and hope.

  • Frontline - Red Flag Over Tibet (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Red Flag Over Tibet

    Orville Schell travels to Tibet to examine the effect of China's occupation.

  • Frontline - Tabloid Truth: The Michael Jackson Scandal (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    Tabloid Truth: The Michael Jackson Scandal

    Tabloids' coverage of allegations against Michael Jackson.

  • Frontline - The Diamond Empire (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    The Diamond Empire

    An examination of diamond myths explores the supply marketing and pricing of the gem.

  • Frontline - A Place for Madness (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    A Place for Madness

    The discharge of mentally ill people from hospitals stirs controversy over individual rights and protection.

  • Frontline - Behind the Badge (Season 11 Episode 22)
    Season 11 Episode 22:

    Behind the Badge

    Reporter Jack Newfield examines police work through the New York City Police Department.

  • Frontline - AIDS, Blood and Politics (Season 11 Episode 21)
    Season 11 Episode 21:

    AIDS, Blood and Politics

    A history of AIDS examines the use of HIV-contaminated blood supplied in the early 1980s.

  • Frontline - Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? (Season 11 Episode 20)
    Season 11 Episode 20:

    Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

    An investigation uncovers evidence in an examination of Lee Harvey Oswald's life, from childhood to his arrest for John F. Kennedy's assassination.

  • Frontline - Showdown in Haiti (Season 11 Episode 19)
    Season 11 Episode 19:

    Showdown in Haiti

    Robert Parry reports on the attempts to return Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti.

  • Frontline - Secrets of a Bomb Factory (Season 11 Episode 18)
    Season 11 Episode 18:

    Secrets of a Bomb Factory

    Colorado's Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant is investigated for environmental crimes.

  • Frontline - Prisoners of Silence (Season 11 Episode 17)
    Season 11 Episode 17:

    Prisoners of Silence

    The method of facilitated communication helping autistic people to communicate is controversial.

  • Frontline - The Heartbeat of America (Season 11 Episode 16)
    Season 11 Episode 16:

    The Heartbeat of America

    Interviews with current and former General Motors workers elucidate the corporation's money loss.

  • Frontline - The Health Care Gamble (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    The Health Care Gamble

    A behind-the-scenes look at President Clinton's health care reform proposal.

  • Frontline - Ashes of the Cold War (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    Ashes of the Cold War

    Military contractors scramble to survive in the face of defense cutbacks.

  • Frontline - L.A. Is Burning: Five Reports From a Divided City (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    L.A. Is Burning: Five Reports From a Divided City

    From the perspective of its varied communities, races and classes, Los Angeles examines the riot.

  • Frontline - Iran and the Bomb (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Iran and the Bomb

    Iran stealthily rebuilds its arsenal as U.N. forces concentrate on finding and destroying weapons in Iraq.

  • Frontline - The Trouble With Baseball (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    The Trouble With Baseball

    Economic and political turmoil damage professional baseball.

  • Frontline - In Our Children's Food (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    In Our Children's Food

    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved only 19 of some 620 pesticides used in agriculture.

  • Frontline - Apartheid's Last Stand (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Apartheid's Last Stand

    President F.W. de Klerk and the African National Congress negotiate to end apartheid and hold democratic elections.

  • Frontline - The Arming of Saudi Arabia (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    The Arming of Saudi Arabia

    Since 1979 the United States has helped Saudi Arabia protect its oil by establishing a strong military network.

  • Frontline - The Secret File on J. Edgar Hoover (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    The Secret File on J. Edgar Hoover

    As FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover used secret files to manipulate prominent politicians, the Mafia blackmailed him.

  • Frontline - What Happened to the Drug War? (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    What Happened to the Drug War?

    U.S. Customs Service flaws give drug smugglers access despite elaborate preventive measures.

  • Frontline - Journey to the Occupied Lands (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Journey to the Occupied Lands

    Producer/correspondent Michael Ambrosino examines issues of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza as the key to a resolution of the Arab-Israeli peace talks.

  • Frontline - Clinton Takes Over (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Clinton Takes Over

    An inside view of the new administration in the 11 weeks before inauguration.

  • Frontline - In Search of Our Fathers (Season 10 Episode 22)
    Season 10 Episode 22:

    In Search of Our Fathers

    At 24, Marco Williams learns his father's name after a seven-year search for the details of his birth.

  • Frontline - JFK, Hoffa and the Mob (Season 10 Episode 21)
    Season 10 Episode 21:

    JFK, Hoffa and the Mob

    Mafia lawyer Frank Ragano alleges mob involvement in the CIA and in the deaths of John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Hoffa.

  • Frontline - Monsters Among Us (Season 10 Episode 20)
    Season 10 Episode 20:

    Monsters Among Us

    In Washington state, dangerous sex offenders are jailed beyond their sentences and offered extensive treatment.

  • Frontline - The Best Campaign Money Can Buy (Season 10 Episode 19)
    Season 10 Episode 19:

    The Best Campaign Money Can Buy

    Correspondent Robert Krulwich identifies and examines the major contributors to the 1992 presidential campaigns.

  • Frontline - The Choice '92 (Season 10 Episode 18)
    Season 10 Episode 18:

    The Choice '92

    An in-depth look at the private lives and careers of George Bush and Bill Clinton examines each man's childhood, formation of political philosophies, entry into politics and subsequent defeats and revivals.

  • Frontline - The Politics of Power (Season 10 Episode 17)
    Season 10 Episode 17:

    The Politics of Power

    Journalist Nick Kotz investigates U.S. energy policy, from factors deciding it to its efficacy.

  • Frontline - Public Hearing, Private Pain (Season 10 Episode 16)
    Season 10 Episode 16:

    Public Hearing, Private Pain

    The Clarence Thomas hearings unearth deep issues in black America.

  • Frontline - Your Loan Is Denied (Season 10 Episode 15)
    Season 10 Episode 15:

    Your Loan Is Denied

    A black couple's inability to get a mortgage raises questions of financial discrimination in the 1990s.

  • Frontline - A Kid Kills (Season 10 Episode 14)
    Season 10 Episode 14:

    A Kid Kills

    Massachusetts enacts strict juvenile-crime laws after the shooting deaths of two children by a 15-year-old.

  • Frontline - China After Tiananmen (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    China After Tiananmen

    Three years after the Tiananmen Square incident, producer Irv Drasnin returns to assess political repression and economic reform.

  • Frontline - Who Cares About Children? (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Who Cares About Children?

    Gov. Clinton responds to attorney Bill Grimm's threat of a lawsuit for child-welfare reform in Arkansas.

  • Frontline - The Bank of Crooks & Criminals (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    The Bank of Crooks & Criminals

    New York District Attorney Robert Morgenthau investigates the Bank of Credit & Commerce International.

  • Frontline - The Betrayal of Democracy (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    The Betrayal of Democracy

    Journalist William Greider examines the division of U.S. citizens and government, and the failure of political parties, government programs and the press to bridge the gap.

  • Frontline - Investigating the October Surprise (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Investigating the October Surprise

    A report asks if the 1980 Reagan/Bush presidential campaign delayed release of U.S. hostages in Iran.

  • Frontline - Saddam's Killing Fields (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Saddam's Killing Fields

    Writer Kanan Makiya (Samir al-Khalil) returns secretly to Iraq to document Saddam Hussein's brutality to the Kurds.

  • Frontline - The Death of Nancy Cruzan (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    The Death of Nancy Cruzan

    The Supreme Court allows the removal of life support from Nancy Cruzan, left vegetative by an auto accident.

  • Frontline - Who Is David Duke? (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Who Is David Duke?

    Hodding Carter profiles David Duke from childhood through his position as a Republican presidential candidate.

  • Frontline - After Gorbachev's U.S.S.R. (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    After Gorbachev's U.S.S.R.

    Hedrick Smith revisits the former Soviet Union to record changes in people and procedures since 1990.

  • Frontline - Coming From Japan (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Coming From Japan

    The Matsushita Electric Co. flourishes after World War II, investing abroad and purchasing MCA Inc. in 1990.

  • Frontline - The Last Communist (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    The Last Communist

    A profile of Fidel Castro illuminates Cuba's fate from the Cuban Revolution to the present. (Available in Spanish)

  • Frontline - Resurrection of Reverend Moon (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Resurrection of Reverend Moon

    The Rev. Sun Myung Moon emerges as a major power after serving a 1980s sentence for conspiracy and tax fraud.

  • Frontline - Who Killed Adam Mann? (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Who Killed Adam Mann?

    Parents with a lengthy record of abusing their four sons beat their 5-year-old to death for eating a piece of cake.

  • Frontline - Secret Story of Terry Waite (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    Secret Story of Terry Waite

    Oliver North's covert deals with Iran may have spurred the kidnapping of British envoy Terry Waite.

  • Frontline - Losing the War With Japan (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    Losing the War With Japan

    Studies of the automobile, video-game and computer-display industries show Japan's strategies to win U.S. markets.

  • Frontline - My Doctor, My Lover (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    My Doctor, My Lover

    The case history and court battle of a woman suing her psychiatrist for sexual abuse raise ethical and legal questions about the handling of such cases.

  • Frontline - Don King, Unauthorized (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Don King, Unauthorized

    Correspondent Jack Newfield interviews boxers, trainers and managers to profile promoter Don King.

  • Frontline - The War We Left Behind (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    The War We Left Behind

    In postwar Iraq, loss of electricity, and sewage and water facilities leaves people vulnerable to disease and hunger.

  • Frontline - Great American Bailout (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    Great American Bailout

    Costs to taxpayers soar as the Resolution Trust Corp. tries to sell failed savings and loans assets.

  • Frontline - In the Shadow of Sakharov (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    In the Shadow of Sakharov

    Nuclear physicist Andrei Sakharov's enduring battle for human rights and reform spurs the Soviet democracy movement.

  • Frontline - Color of Your Skin (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Color of Your Skin

    For 16 weeks, a group of blacks, Hispanics and whites takes an intensive U.S. military race-relations course.

  • Frontline - To the Last Fish (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    To the Last Fish

    Fishermen, entrepreneurs, scientists and government leaders discuss the dramatic decline of world fisheries.

  • Frontline - Spy Hunter (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Spy Hunter

    James Jesus Angleton, counterintelligence chief of the CIA in the '50s and '60s, seeks a Soviet mole within the agency.

  • Frontline - Innocence Lost (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Innocence Lost

    Allegations and subsequent investigations of sexual abuse at an Edenton, N.C., day-care center destroy friendships and alter lives.

  • Frontline - Who Pays for Mom & Dad? (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Who Pays for Mom & Dad?

    Providing long-term care for elderly parents creates financial crises for middle-class families.

  • Frontline - Election Held Hostage (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Election Held Hostage

    Evidence suggests secret deals for the release of hostages in Iran were made in the 1980 presidential campaigns.

  • Frontline - War & Peace in Panama (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    War & Peace in Panama

    Operation Just Cause, the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama, continues to affect Panama's fragile democracy today.

  • Frontline - Black America's War (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Black America's War

    Law professor Charles Ogletree leads a discussion on black Americans' attitudes about war and its impact on them.

  • Frontline - Mind of Hussein (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Mind of Hussein

    Journalists, Middle East specialists, military and government leaders, and former neighbors, describe Saddam Hussein.

  • Frontline - Guns, Tanks & Gorbachev (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Guns, Tanks & Gorbachev

    As world attention focuses on the Persian Gulf War, the Soviet Union cracks down on rebellious Baltic republics.

  • Frontline - Man Who Made the Supergun (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Man Who Made the Supergun

    An Israeli intelligence agency is suspected of the 1990 murder of weapon designer Gerald V. Bull.

  • Frontline - Cuba & Cocaine (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Cuba & Cocaine

    Evidence suggests that, contrary to government statements, drug smuggling was an official policy in the Castro regime.

  • Frontline - To the Brink of War (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    To the Brink of War

    Critical decisions precede a Jan. 15, 1991, U.N. deadline authorizing force against Saddam Hussein.

  • Frontline - The Spirit of Crazy Horse (Season 8 Episode 29)
    Season 8 Episode 29:

    The Spirit of Crazy Horse

    Correspondent Milo Yellow Hair chronicles the Sioux nation from invasion by whites to current efforts at unity.

  • Frontline - Struggle for South Africa (Season 8 Episode 28)
    Season 8 Episode 28:

    Struggle for South Africa

    Divisions within factions of blacks and Afrikaners may disrupt negotiations for change in South Africa.

  • Frontline - High Crimes & Misdemeanors (Season 8 Episode 27)
    Season 8 Episode 27:

    High Crimes & Misdemeanors

    Four years after the Iran-Contra scandal, Bill Moyers examines U.S. accountability, deceit in the White House and failures by Congress, the press and the law.

  • Frontline - Springfield Goes to War (Season 8 Episode 26)
    Season 8 Episode 26:

    Springfield Goes to War

    Citizens of Springfield, Mass., an embarkation point for U.S. troops sent to Saudi Arabia, talk with Bill Moyers.

  • Frontline - Betting on the Lottery (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    Betting on the Lottery

    Promoters and ticket-buyers discuss lotteries, which raise billions of dollars annually in 29 states.

  • Frontline - Broken Minds (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    Broken Minds

    Scientists search for the cause of schizophrenia, a disease affecting millions in the United States alone.

  • Frontline - Hunt for Howard Marks (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    Hunt for Howard Marks

    For 20 years Dennis Howard Marks smuggles marijuana into North America and Europe.

  • Frontline - When Cops Go Bad (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    When Cops Go Bad

    Investigators study drug money's corruption of police forces in California, Florida and New Jersey.

  • Frontline - Teacher, Teacher (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    Teacher, Teacher

    Public school teachers handle education reform, funding cutbacks and problems caused by crumbling families.

  • Frontline - Inside the Cartel (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    Inside the Cartel

    Reporters investigate drug cartels in Medellin and Cali to determine the effectiveness of Colombia's war on drugs.

  • Frontline - Seven Days in Bensonhurst (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Seven Days in Bensonhurst

    Writer Shelby Steele discusses allegations of racial crisis with participants in a 1989 murder in New York.

  • Frontline - Plunder! (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:


    The trail left by looters of pre-Columbian tombs in Latin America leads to U.S. auction houses, museums and private collectors.

  • Frontline - Other People's Money (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Other People's Money

    Reporters investigate Charles Keating Jr. and the role of politics in the costly savings-and-loan scandal.

  • Frontline - New Harvest, Old Shame (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    New Harvest, Old Shame

    Reporters examine the plight of migrant farm workers and forces restricting them to objectionable conditions.

  • Frontline - Born in Africa (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Born in Africa

    Ugandan musician Philly Lutaaya admits he has AIDS in a one-man campaign to educate his countrymen about the disease.

  • Frontline - Poland: Morning After (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Poland: Morning After

    As communism crumbles in Poland, economic troubles threaten the emerging Solidarity government.

  • Frontline - Anatomy of an Oil Spill (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Anatomy of an Oil Spill

    A history of broken promies by oil companies and government agencies contributes to the 1989 Alaskan oil spill.

  • Frontline - Faces of Arafat (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Faces of Arafat

    A profile of PLO Chairman Yasir Arafat examines his commitment to rejecting terrorism and recognizing Israel's rights.

  • Frontline - Throwaway People (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Throwaway People

    Journalist Roger Wilkins investigates reasons for poverty among blacks by focusing on Shaw, a Washington, D.C., suburb.

  • Frontline - Miss U.S.S.R. (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Miss U.S.S.R.

    Reporters investigate women's status and problems behind the scenes of a 1989 Soviet beauty pageant.

  • Frontline - Noriega Connection (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Noriega Connection

    A profile of Gen. Manuel Noriega examines confusion in U.S. policy toward the dicatator and Panama.

  • Frontline - Bombing of Pan Am 103 (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Bombing of Pan Am 103

    Families of 270 people killed in the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am flight 103 seek justice.

  • Frontline - Tracking the Pan Am Bombers (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Tracking the Pan Am Bombers

    An investigation of the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am airliner over Scotland explores accountability for the tragedy.

  • Frontline - Who's Killing Calvert City? (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Who's Killing Calvert City?

    Citizens ask if the chemical plants that brought prosperity to their Kentucky town are poisoning them.

  • Frontline - Death of a Terrorist (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Death of a Terrorist

    The story of IRA member Mairead Farrell, killed by British forces in Gibraltar, shows Britain's response to terrorism.

  • Frontline - Babies at Risk (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Babies at Risk

    Chicago social workers combat political neglect and other factors resulting in high infant-mortality rates.

  • Frontline - Remember My Lai (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Remember My Lai

    U.S. soldiers and Vietnamese survivors discuss the 1968 massacre of over 500 in the Vietnamese hamlet My Lai.

  • Frontline - Israel: The Covert Connection (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Israel: The Covert Connection

    Reporters investigate covert and overt U.S./Israeli relationships from the 1950s to the present.

  • Frontline - Yellowstone Under Fire (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Yellowstone Under Fire

    Eight years of developing minerals, timber and tourism in Yellowstone alters the park's landscape.

  • Frontline - Extraordinary People (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Extraordinary People

    Canadians, badly deformed at birth by the prescription drug thalidomide, cope despite their government's neglect.

  • Frontline - The Shakespeare Mystery (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    The Shakespeare Mystery

    A controversial theory credits poet Edward de Vere with writing works attributed to William Shakespeare.

  • Frontline - Murder in the Amazon (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Murder in the Amazon

    Reporters examine the murder of environmental activist Chico Mendez in the Amazon jungle.

  • Frontline - Dallas Drug War (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Dallas Drug War

    A Texas neighborhood combats drugs and violence threatening its citizens and its community's future.

  • Frontline - Prescription for Profit (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Prescription for Profit

    An investigation of major pharmaceutical companies reveals their powerful influence on doctors.

  • Frontline - Who Profits From Drugs? (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Who Profits From Drugs?

    An investigation of international drug trade shows how businesses launder money and who receives the profits.

  • Frontline - Children of the Night (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Children of the Night

    A report investigates why a band of San Francisco runaways left home and how life on the streets harmed them.

  • Frontline - Running With Jesse (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Running With Jesse

    A review of the Rev. Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign includes strategy, press relations and problem areas.

  • Frontline - Battle for Eastern Airlines (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Battle for Eastern Airlines

    The airline's struggle to survive includes management and union attempts to run the company jointly.

  • Frontline - Spy Who Broke the Code (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Spy Who Broke the Code

    An examination of the Walker spy ring's damage to U.S. security includes an interview with John Walker.

  • Frontline - Real Life of Ronald Reagan (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Real Life of Ronald Reagan

    Politicians, actors and reporters discuss Reagan's career, presidential accomplishments, image and the reality behind the image.

  • Frontline - My Husband Is Going to Kill Me (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    My Husband Is Going to Kill Me

    Three weeks after 30-year-old Pamela Guenther seeks police protection from her husband, he kills her.

  • Frontline - Indian Country (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Indian Country

    Despite strides in many areas, unemployment, poverty, alcoholism and suicide plague Washington state's Quinault Indians.

  • Frontline - Our Forgotten War (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Our Forgotten War

    A report on U.S. policy and aid to El Salvador includes exclusive footage shot behind guerrilla lines.

  • Frontline - Who Pays for AIDS? (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Who Pays for AIDS?

    Costly experimental drugs, long-term disability and lengthy hospitalization make AIDS treatment prohibitively expensive.

  • Frontline - Trouble in Paradise (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Trouble in Paradise

    U.S. efforts to form a military pact with Palau lead to political and economic strife, corruption and violence.

  • Frontline - Defense of Europe (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Defense of Europe

    The U.S./Soviet nuclear arms treaty raises questions about U.S. involvement in Europe's defense under the NATO alliance.

  • Frontline - Guns, Drugs & the CIA (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Guns, Drugs & the CIA

    The CIA cites national security as a reason for secrecy on its long-running alliance with international drug smugglers.

  • Frontline - Racism 101 (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Racism 101

    Rising tensions and racial incidents between white and black college students show integration still is not fully realized.

  • Frontline - American Game, Japanese Rules (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    American Game, Japanese Rules

    U.S. citizens living and working in Japan predict whether the United States can win a trade war.

  • Frontline - Murder on the Rio San Juan (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Murder on the Rio San Juan

    Eight people die in a 1984 terrorist bombing at a press conference held by Contra leader Eden Pastora.

  • Frontline - To a Safer Place (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    To a Safer Place

    A woman, sexually abused by her father in childhood, confronts her mother and other adults who failed to protect her.

  • Frontline - Poison & the Pentagon (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Poison & the Pentagon

    The Pentagon has a poor history of accountability for the poisoning and death of U.S. citizens by military pollution.

  • Frontline - Back in the U.S.S.R. (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Back in the U.S.S.R.

    The Schecters, a U.S. family who lived for two years in the Soviet Union, return to Moscow to visit friends and observe.

  • Frontline - Let My Daughter Die (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Let My Daughter Die

    Parents face legal and moral issues in their fight to disconnect their brain-damaged daughter's life-support system.

  • Frontline - Shakedown in Santa Fe (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Shakedown in Santa Fe

    A continuing struggle for control rages between inmates, guards, wardens and reformers at the New Mexico prison.

  • Frontline - Your Flight Is Canceled (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Your Flight Is Canceled

    U.S. air traffic encounters problems within the control tower and behind the ticket counter of a busy airport.

  • Frontline - Man Who Shot John Lennon (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Man Who Shot John Lennon

    Records on Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's assassin, provide a portrait of the killer and his plans.

  • Frontline - Operation Urgent Fury (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Operation Urgent Fury

    Reporter Seymour Hersh investigates President Reagan's rescue of U.S. students during the 1983 invasion of Grenada.

  • Frontline - Praise the Lord (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Praise the Lord

    Government agencies fail to actively pursue reports of corruption in the empire of TV evangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker.

  • Frontline - Apartheid (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:


    The 1987 meeting between white Afrikaners and black African National Congress members to discuss South Africa's future.

  • Frontline - Apartheid: 1977-1986 (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Apartheid: 1977-1986

    Prime Minister Botha's reforms to maintain white supremacy divided Afrikaners and provoked black rebellion.

  • Frontline - Apartheid: 1965-1977 (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Apartheid: 1965-1977

    Failed government plans to deport blacks to tribal homelands, and the growth of student militancy.

  • Frontline - Apartheid: 1948-1964 (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Apartheid: 1948-1964

    The start of apartheid in 1948 and increasing black resistance through non-violent measures.

  • Frontline - Apartheid: 1830-1948 (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Apartheid: 1830-1948

    1830s British rule, growth of the Africaner Nationalist Movement and of the African National Congress.

  • Frontline - Politics of Greed (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Politics of Greed

    An inside look at the seamy side of urban politics.

  • Frontline - Keeping the Faith (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Keeping the Faith

    The evolution of the black church as the black middle class expands.

  • Frontline - Death of a Porn Queen (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Death of a Porn Queen

    A Minnesota girl seeks fame in Hollywood, then suicides after two years of drug use and involvement in X-rated movies.

  • Frontline - Israel: The Price of Victory (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Israel: The Price of Victory

    Israel's struggle with its image and role as a democracy on the 20th anniversary of the Six Day War.

  • Frontline - In Search of the Marcos Millions (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    In Search of the Marcos Millions

    Investigators examine the career and fortune of former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos.

  • Frontline - Bombing of West Philly (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Bombing of West Philly

    The causes and consequences of the 1985 bombing of a house by Philadelphia police.

  • Frontline - War on Nicaragua (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    War on Nicaragua

    History of U.S. policy toward Nicaragua since 1979 examines the Reagan administration's support of the Contras.

  • Frontline - Secret File (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Secret File

    A U.S. citizen tracks down his government security file and battles the State Department, FBI and CIA to clear his name.

  • Frontline - Street Cop (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Street Cop

    Drug buys, domestic violence and murders are part of a 10-month study of the work of five Boston police officers.

  • Frontline - Desperately Seeking Baby (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Desperately Seeking Baby

    The business of private adoptions, deals brokered by lawyers and counselors, and families forced to give their children back to a birth mother.

  • Frontline - Nazi Connection (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Nazi Connection

    Altered records and broken rules gave German rocket engineers U.S. sanctuary to work on the manned space program.

  • Frontline - Stopping Drugs (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Stopping Drugs

    A trip into schools examines whether drugs are really a major problem and if anti-drug efforts are working.

  • Frontline - Stopping Drugs (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Stopping Drugs

    Personal struggles to kick addictions and the effectiveness of drug treatment programs.

  • Frontline - Earthquake Is Coming (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Earthquake Is Coming

    Scientists discuss physical and economic consequences of the high-intensity earthquake predicted for California.

  • Frontline - Real Stuff (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Real Stuff

    NASA astronauts and engineers discuss the politics of the shuttle program as well as the human side of space travel.

  • Frontline - Assault on Affirmative Action (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Assault on Affirmative Action

    The merits and achievements of affirmative action policies over the last 20 years in Indianapolis and Memphis, Tenn.

  • Frontline - Will There Always Be an England? (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Will There Always Be an England?

    British attitudes toward class divisions, cultural values and work in post-industrial England.

  • Frontline - Holy War, Holy Terror (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Holy War, Holy Terror

    Elevating death and war to a holy cause, Shiite Moslems crusade for a united Islamic empire under the Ayatollah Khomeini.

  • Frontline - Matter of the Mind (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Matter of the Mind

    Misconceptions about mental illness are examined by people in a halfway house in Minnesota.

  • Frontline - Bloods of 'Nam (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Bloods of 'Nam

    The war stories of blacks and whites who fought together in Vietnam by reporter Wallace Terry, author of 'Bloods.'

  • Frontline - Hollywood Dreams (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Hollywood Dreams

    The fantasy and reality of Hollywood's billion-dollar industry from the offices and executive suites where the deals are made.

  • Frontline - Disillusionment of David Stockman (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Disillusionment of David Stockman

    Former White House Budget Director David Stockman discusses why he is now angry and critical of President Reagan and his economic policies.

  • Frontline - Taxes Behind Closed Doors (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Taxes Behind Closed Doors

    The efforts of politicians and lobbyists to reform the tax system.

  • Frontline - Inside the Jury Room (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Inside the Jury Room

    An examination of the 920-year-old jury system from a Wisconsin courtroom as a jury hears a case.

  • Frontline - Standoff in Mexico (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Standoff in Mexico

    How Mexico's ruling party (PRI) maintained its power despite challenges during the 1985 election races.

  • Frontline - AIDS: A National Inquiry (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    AIDS: A National Inquiry

    After a documentary that follows a homosexual prostitute through three cities, a panel of experts led by Harvard Law School Professor Charles Nesson discusses the rights of AIDS victims vs. those of society.

  • Frontline - Divorce Wars (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Divorce Wars

    The problems of families going through divorce in a look a Family Court in Delaware.

  • Frontline - Tobacco on Trial (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Tobacco on Trial

    The trend in liability lawsuits from lifelong smokers against the $60 billion tobacco industry.

  • Frontline - Growing Up Poor (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Growing Up Poor

    The physical and emotional impact of teenage parenting, poverty and welfare dependence.

  • Frontline - Sue the Doctor? (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Sue the Doctor?

    An obstetrician illustrates medical cases step-by-step to discuss malpractice risks, while a law firm argues the increasing number of lawsuits is justified.

  • Frontline - Hostage in Iran (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Hostage in Iran

    On the fifth anniversary of their release, the hostages tell of the psychological and physical torment during the 444-day ordeal.

  • Frontline - Breaking the Bank (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Breaking the Bank

    Profiles of two banks examine the current rate of failures: higher last year than at any time since the Depression.

  • Frontline - What About Mom & Dad? (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    What About Mom & Dad?

    The high cost of caring for Americans over 75, the fastest-growing segment of the population.

  • Frontline - You Are in the Computer (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    You Are in the Computer

    The privacy issues raised by computerized information systems are examined.

  • Frontline - Memory of the Camps (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Memory of the Camps

    Footage of Allied troops entering Nazi concentration camps in 1945 documents the horrors of Dachau, Auschwitz and Buchenwald.

  • Frontline - American Way of War (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    American Way of War

    Examines how U.S. military preparations for a massive Soviet engagement might be clouding the goals of smaller conflicts.

  • Frontline - Catholics in America: Is Nothing Sacred? (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Catholics in America: Is Nothing Sacred?

    Conflict arises within the church when U.S. Catholics dispute Vatican doctrines and practices.

  • Frontline - Men Who Molest (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Men Who Molest

    A report on the increasing media coverage of child abuse looks at the opposing views of treatment and punishment for offenders.

  • Frontline - Potomac Fever (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Potomac Fever

    The experiences of two newly elected congressmen are examined as they make the transition from hometown to Washington.

  • Frontline - A Class Divided (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    A Class Divided

    A teacher's 20-year experiment in teaching third graders about discrimination is examined at a class reunion.

  • Frontline - Down for the Count (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Down for the Count

    Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell are interviewed in a comparison of the popularity of professional boxing against the injuries and fatalities cited by critics.

  • Frontline - The Lifer & the Lady (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Lifer & the Lady

    A profile of the relationship between a prisoner in a Canadian penitentiary and a prison volunteer.

  • Frontline - Shootout on Imperial Highway (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Shootout on Imperial Highway

    The trial of gang members for conspiracy updates a 72-year-old grocer's struggle to survive in Watts, Calif.

  • Frontline - Shootout on Imperial Highway (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Shootout on Imperial Highway

    A 72-year-old grocer struggles against gang members in his Los Angeles neighborhood.

  • Frontline - Vietnam Under Communism (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Vietnam Under Communism

    The 10th anniversary of the U.S. pullout from Vietnam.

  • Frontline - Marshall High Fights Back (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Marshall High Fights Back

    A look at a Chicago school trying to upgrade its academic standards.

  • Frontline - Red Star Over Khyber (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Red Star Over Khyber

    A report from Afghanistan and Pakistan looks at the war the Soviet Union has been fighting longer than it fought in World War II.

  • Frontline - Cry, Ethiopia, Cry (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Cry, Ethiopia, Cry

    A look at the international political maneuvering that is resulting in the deaths of children and the elderly in desert camps called 'the closest things to hell on Earth,'

  • Frontline - Better Off Dead? (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Better Off Dead?

    Several families and hospitals are followed through the legal and medical debates surrounding severely physically and mentally handicapped infants.