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Right To Fail 38x03
wednesday
Follow a man with schizophrenia who, due to a court-ordered effort, now must live on his own.

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Predator On The Reservation 38x02
30.01.2019
Learn about a pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years.
 
Coal's Deadly Dust 38x01
23.01.2019
Learn about the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond.
 
Documenting Hate: New American Nazis 37x21
21.11.2018
Learn about a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military.
 
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.

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