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1:56:49 | Apr 20th, 2017

Inside one state’s ambitious attempt to decrease its use of solitary — and what happens when prisoners who have spent considerable time in isolation try to integrate back into society.

56:21 | Jun 20th

Sex Trafficking in America tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution – and follows one police unit that’s committed to rooting out sexual exploitation.
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57:06 | Jun 3rd

Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

56:59 | Jun 3rd

An inside look at how special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation became central to Trump’s presidency.

56:57 | May 10th

The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the U.S. and China, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

56:19 | May 9th

As young children, they lived through the Holocaust. More than seventy years after World War II, some of the last remaining survivors recount their memories and the lingering trauma. FRONTLINE offers a haunting look at how disturbing childhood exp...Show More

56:38 | May 9th

FRONTLINE goes inside the fight over abortion, told through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark FRONTLINE film from the 1980s, the documentary takes a look at both sides of the abortion divide in a commun...Show More

1:56:33 | Apr 23rd

Elizabeth Perez, a decorated U.S. Marine veteran, fights to reunite her family after her undocumented husband, Marcos, is deported. Meanwhile, Marcos is alone in Mexico, working as a soccer referee, struggling with depression and fighting the urge to...Show More

56:42 | Mar 7th

Thousands of New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses won the chance to live independently in supported housing, following a 2014 federal court order. FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate what’s happened to people moved from adult homes into apartmen...Show More

56:37 | Feb 13th

FRONTLINE and The Wall Street Journal investigate the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years, and examine how he moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.

33:48 | Jan 24th

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond. This joint investigation reveals the biggest disease clusters ever documented, and how the industry and the government failed to protec...Show More

56:31 | Nov 26th, 2018

In the wake of the deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, FRONTLINE and ProPublica present a new investigation into white supremacist groups in America – in particular, a neo-Nazi group, Atomwaffen Division, that has ...Show More

56:37 | Nov 26th, 2018

The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook mo...Show More

02:05 | Nov 15th, 2018

The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a narrative podcast that expands the series' tradition of tough, fair and deeply reported long-form journalism returns November 29th for season two. Every episode will explore a different domestic or international story, told ...Show More

56:38 | Nov 9th, 2018

The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook mo...Show More

55:59 | Nov 7th, 2018

FRONTLINE investigates the role of state governments and Wall Street in driving America’s public pensions into a multi-trillion-dollar hole. Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, and Nick Verbitsky go inside the volatile fight over pensions playing out in K...Show More

1:59:47 | Oct 12th, 2018

FRONTLINE goes inside President Trump’s fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice. With the threat of impeachment growing, this two-hour documentary from filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team traces Trump’s unpre...Show More

56:18 | Sep 18th, 2018

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. This is the first in a series of two Documenting Hate films from FRONTLINE and ProPublica, with the second coming la...Show More

56:25 | Sep 12th, 2018

Intimate stories of one Rust Belt city’s struggle to recover in the post-recession economy. FRONTLINE and ProPublica report on the economic and social forces shaping Dayton, Ohio, a once-booming city where nearly 35 percent of people now live in pove...Show More

55:55 | May 24th, 2018

FRONTLINE investigates how the Hollywood mogul allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades. With allegations going back to Weinstein’s early years, the updated film examines the elaborate ways he and those around him trie...Show More

56:44 | Apr 19th, 2018

Inside John McCain’s complicated relationship with President Donald Trump and his own Republican Party.

57:12 | Apr 11th, 2018

FRONTLINE goes inside President Trump’s high-stakes battle for control of the GOP, examining how he attacked fellow Republicans and used inflammatory rhetoric that rallied his base and further divided the country in his first year as president.

55:52 | Mar 15th, 2018

FRONTLINE investigates how Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades. With allegations going back to Weinstein’s early years, the film examines the elaborate ways he and those around him tried to silenc...Show More

57:33 | Dec 13th, 2017

FRONTLINE investigates how the Bundy family's fight against the federal government invigorated armed militias and "patriot" groups — helping them grow to levels not seen in decades.

56:26 | Nov 30th, 2017

Through the stories of three families told over the course of half a decade, FRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children in America. Originally broadcast Nov. 20, 2012. Updated Nov. 22, 2017.

57:59 | Nov 6th, 2017

The inside story of how Vladimir Putin came to see America as an enemy.

57:54 | Nov 6th, 2017

The inside story of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s conflict with the United States.

57:42 | Oct 17th, 2017

How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the Environmental Protection Agency to running it and rolling back years of policy.

1:26:59 | Sep 18th, 2017

From acclaimed director Steve James, the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in relation to the 2008 financial crisis.

02:32 | Sep 5th, 2017

Introducing The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a new narrative podcast from the producers and reporters of the PBS investigative documentary series FRONTLINE. New episodes biweekly. Subscribe to The FRONTLINE Dispatch at pbs.org/frontlinedispatch.

56:16 | Jul 27th, 2017

Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria th...Show More

55:58 | Jul 20th, 2017

With unique access, go inside an effort in Connecticut to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with The New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenge...Show More

57:13 | May 24th, 2017

The inside story of Trump adviser Stephen Bannon’s war — with radical Islam, Washington and White House rivals.

55:53 | May 10th, 2017

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the billions spent on affordable housing, and why so few get the help they need.

1:25:59 | Apr 26th, 2017

Best-selling author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg spends a year eating fish at breakfast, lunch and dinner to help answer the question: “What fish should I eat that’s good for me and good for the planet?”

16:46 | Feb 22nd, 2017

FRONTLINE and Retro Report explore the untold history of the Guantanamo Bay prison.

42:35 | Feb 22nd, 2017

FRONTLINE and NPR examine the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists.

56:38 | Feb 6th, 2017

An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency — and what it suggests about how he will govern.

1:57:26 | Jan 30th, 2017

FRONTLINE investigates the partisanship that gridlocked Washington in the Obama era, and the polarized America that Donald Trump inherits as president. (Part 2 of 2)

1:58:35 | Jan 25th, 2017

FRONTLINE investigates the partisanship that gridlocked Washington in the Obama era, and the polarized America that Donald Trump inherits as president. (Part 1 of 2)

56:16 | Jan 4th, 2017

An examination of the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews drawn from The Choice 2016 with advisors, business associates and biographers reveal how Trump transformed himself from real estate developer to reality TV star to...Show More

56:00 | Oct 24th, 2016

FRONTLINE and ProPublica go inside Europe’s fight against terrorism — the missed warnings and the lingering vulnerabilities.

1:58:04 | Sep 28th, 2016

FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to investigate what has shaped Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.

26:47 | Sep 14th, 2016

The Education of Omarina continues a story FRONTLINE has been following since 2012 — showing how an innovative program to stem the high school dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey, from a public middle school in the Bronx to an elite New En...Show More

32:44 | Sep 14th, 2016

FRONTLINE investigates allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry.

56:08 | Jun 29th, 2016

How do you transform a troubled police department?

56:13 | May 25th, 2016

Who profits when disaster strikes? FRONTLINE and NPR investigate.

56:12 | May 20th, 2016

The inside story of the the radicals who became the leaders of ISIS, the many missed warning signs and the U.S. failures to stop the terror group's brutal rise.

1:56:40 | Feb 25th, 2016

A searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light -- telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic's years-in-the-making social context, deeply examining shifts in U.S. d...Show More

56:17 | Feb 10th, 2016

An investigation with The New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting. With law enforcement cracking down, the film traces the growth of these booming businesses and goes inside their operations at home and abroad.

55:59 | Jan 20th, 2016

FRONTLINE, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation examine the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with limited FDA oversight.

1:57:09 | Jan 6th, 2016

An inside look at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political rise and his relationship with the U.S.

56:40 | Oct 20th, 2015

The gripping conclusion to Ken Dornstein's search for those responsible for the Lockerbie bombing.

21:19 | Oct 13th, 2015

In this special edition podcast, FRONTLINE filmmaker Ken Dornstein remembers his older brother, David, who died in the 1988 bombing of Pam Am Flight 103. Music featured in this podcast by Jeremy Messersmith. http://jeremymessersmith.com/

56:56 | Oct 7th, 2015

Filmmaker Ken Dornstein continues his search for answers into the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

57:12 | Oct 7th, 2015

A brother's search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie.

1:23:56 | Jul 1st, 2015

An intimate look at the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.

1:25:55 | Jun 15th, 2015

An intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America. (Original Upload Date: 04/29/2014)

56:51 | Jun 8th, 2015

Inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the civil war in Syria. (Original Upload Date: 06/02/2015)

56:59 | Jun 8th, 2015

The secret history of the CIA's controversial "enhanced interrogation" methods. (Original Upload Date: 05/22/2015)

57:00 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in meat – particularly poultry. (Original Upload Date: 05/13/2015)

1:27:02 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley. (Original Upload Date: 04/27/2015)

55:56 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE investigates the science and the politics of vaccine safety. (Original Upload Date: 03/30/2015)

51:38 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE explores the intersection of life, death, medicine and what matters in the end. (Original Upload Date: 02/11/2015)

55:52 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE investigates the accusations surrounding Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. (Original Upload Date: 01/28/2015)

56:19 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America's gun debate. (Original Upload Date: 01/15/2015)

1:26:36 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the secret history of Firestone in Liberia. (Original Upload Date: 11/18/2014)

56:18 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. (Original Upload Date: 11/18/2014)

19:14 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE's exclusive interview with the family of a young man who died in a superbug outbreak that swept through a hospital at the National Institutes of Health. (Original Upload Date: 11/18/2014)

40:28 | Jun 8th, 2015

FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people. (Original Upload Date: 11/18/2014)

37:17 | Mar 2nd, 2015

FRONTLINE filmmaker Tom Jennings and author and surgeon Atul Gawande discuss the making of their documentary, Being Mortal, about why so many doctors struggle to discuss death openly and honestly with their patients. (Original Upload Date: 04/02/2015...Show More

24:43 | Nov 19th, 2014

How responsible should companies be about their impact on the world? Christine Bader, author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, and Arvind Ganesan, director of the business and human rights division at Human Rights Watch, ...Show More

41:40 | Nov 12th, 2014

What do we know about ISIS? Who are they, and how do they make money and recruit fighters — and wives? On Nov. 6, WGBH hosted a public panel discussion, led by PRI The World’s Aaron Schachter, to answer some of those questions. Participants included...Show More

33:44 | Apr 22nd, 2014

Special Podcast: FRONTLINE asks how corrections officials are changing the use of solitary confinement in the U.S.

1:25:51 | Feb 26th, 2014

“Secrets of the Vatican,” a special, 90-minute FRONTLINE presentation premiering Feb. 25, tells the epic, inside story of the collapse of the Benedict Papacy—and illuminates the extraordinary challenges facing Pope Francis as he tries to reform the p...Show More

55:57 | Feb 26th, 2014

Thanks to social media, today's teens are able to directly interact with their culture — artists, celebrities, movies, brands, and even one another — in ways never before possible. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper ...Show More

1:56:45 | Oct 12th, 2013

The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America's indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players claim the league has covered up football's connection to lo...Show More

56:28 | Oct 2nd, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "Life and Death in Assisted Living" airing July 30, 2013 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. It's one of the most important and difficult decisions anyone can make: Whom should you...Show More

56:27 | Apr 29th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "The Retirement Gamble" airing April 23, 2013 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts man...Show More

55:52 | Mar 7th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "Raising Adam Lanza" airing February 19 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man and...Show More

56:29 | Mar 7th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "Cliffhanger" airing February 12 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. FRONTLINE investigates the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country’s problems of debt ...Show More

56:09 | Feb 11th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "The Untouchables" airing January 22 2013 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. FRONTLINE producer and correspondent Martin Smith investigates why the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ...Show More

56:04 | Feb 11th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "The Education of Michelle Rhee" airing January 8th on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. FRONTLINE was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washin...Show More

55:55 | Feb 11th, 2013

These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an ar...Show More

1:26:40 | Feb 11th, 2013

An audio version of FRONTLINE's documentary "The Suicide Plan" airing November 13 on PBS and available for viewing online at pbs.org/frontline. In this groundbreaking 90-minute film FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and tak...Show More