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Documenting Hate: New American Nazis 37x21
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Learn about a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military.

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The Facebook Dilemma (Part 2) 37x20
31.10.2018
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 more harmful than helpful? On Monday, Oct. 29, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, FRONTLINE presents The Facebook Dilemma. This major, two-night event investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room to a global empire. With dozens of original interviews and rare footage, The Facebook Dilemma examines the powerful social media platform's impact on privacy and democracy in the US and around the world as well as the challenges Facebook faces and its response to charges of disrupting American politics.
 
The Facebook Dilemma (Part 1) 37x19
30.10.2018
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 more harmful than helpful? On Monday, Oct. 29, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, FRONTLINE presents The Facebook Dilemma. This major, two-night event investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room to a global empire. With dozens of original interviews and rare footage, The Facebook Dilemma examines the powerful social media platform's impact on privacy and democracy in the US and around the world as well as the challenges Facebook faces and its response to charges of disrupting American politics.
 
The Pension Gamble 37x18
24.10.2018
FRONTLINE investigates the role of state governments and Wall Street in driving America's public pensions into a $4-trillion hole. Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, and Nick Verbitsky go inside the volatile fight over pensions playing out in Kentucky, and examine the broader consequences for teachers, police, firefighters and other public employees everywhere.
 
Trump's Showdown 37x17
03.10.2018
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 unprecedented war against the special counsel, the FBI, and even his own attorney general.
 
Left Behind America 37x16
12.09.2018
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 poverty.
 
Our Man In Tehran, Part 2 37x15
15.08.2018
On Monday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14, FRONTLINE presents Our Man in Tehran – a revealing series on life inside Iran, with New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. In this two-night documentary special, Erdbrink shares a rare journey into a private Iran often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders. The series offers surprising encounters inside the closed society of Iran, as Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds and the challenges of living under theocratic leaders.
 
Our Man In Tehran, Part 1 37x14
14.08.2018
On Monday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14, FRONTLINE presents Our Man in Tehran – a revealing series on life inside Iran, with New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. In this two-night documentary special, Erdbrink shares a rare journey into a private Iran often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders. The series offers surprising encounters inside the closed society of Iran, as Erdbrink gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds and the challenges of living under theocratic leaders.
 
Documenting Hate: Charlottesville 37x13
08.08.2018
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. Our joint reporting has already shed new and troubling light on the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 — revealing that one participant in the violence, Vasillios Pistolis, was an active-duty Marine, and that another, Michael Miselis, worked for a major defense contractor and held a U.S. government security clearance. Now, correspondent A.C. Thompson goes even deeper, showing how some of those behind the racist violence nearly one year ago went unpunished and continued to operate around the country. This is the first in a series of two Documenting Hate films from FRONTLINE and ProPublica, with the second coming later this fall.
 
Separated: Children At The Border 37x12
01.08.2018
The inside story of what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border. The film explores the impact of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and how both Trump and Obama dealt with minors at the border.
 
U.N. Sex Abuse Scandal 37x11
25.07.2018
An investigation into sex abuse by United Nations peacekeepers in the world's conflict zones. Award-winning correspondent Ramita Navai (Iraq Uncovered) traces allegations from Bosnia to Congo to the Central African Republic, with firsthand accounts from survivors, witnesses and officials.

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