FRONTLINE and Retro Report tell the story of the 1967 killing of Wharlest Jackson Sr., a local NAACP leader in Natchez, Mississippi. The documentary follows Jackson’s family as they search for the truth about what happened and examines the history of white supremacy in Natchez. It is part of FRONTLINE's multiplatform Un(re)solved initiative.
EP2 Putin's Road to WarMar 15, 2022
FRONTLINE tells the story of what led to Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine, examining the events that shaped the Russian leader, the grievances that drive him and how a growing conflict with the West exploded into war in Europe.
EP3 Pelosi's PowerMar 22, 2022
An examination of the powerful and polarizing Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. The documentary traces Pelosi's life and legacy, how she has gained and wielded power across three decades, and how she has faced grave challenges to her leadership and to American democracy from Trump and his allies.
EP4 Plot to Overturn the ElectionMar 29, 2022
FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine how lies about election fraud in 2020 have made their way to the center of American politics and how a handful of people have had an outsized impact on the current crisis of democratic legitimacy in the United States.
EP5 The Power of Big Oil, Part 1: DenialApr 19, 2022
FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. Part One of this three-part series charts the fossil fuel industry's early research on climate change and investigates industry efforts to sow seeds of doubt about the science.
EP6 The Power of Big Oil, Part 2: DoubtApr 26, 2022
FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. Part Two of this three-part series explores the industry’s efforts to stall climate policy, even as evidence about climate change grew more certain in the new millennium.
EP7 The Power of Big Oil, Part 3: DelayMay 03, 2022
FRONTLINE examines the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change. As leading climate scientists issue new warnings about climate change, Part Three examines how the fossil fuel industry worked to delay the transition to renewable energy sources — including by promoting natural gas as a cleaner alternative.
EP8 Police on TrialMay 31, 2022
With Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters from the Star Tribune, the documentary "Police on Trial" investigates the Minneapolis police, from the murder of George Floyd and subsequent protests, to the trial of Derek Chauvin, to the struggle for accountability.
EP9 Facing EvictionJul 26, 2022
Why have American families struggled to keep their homes during the COVID pandemic, despite a federal ban on evictions? With Retro Report, FRONTLINE offers an intimate look at the United States’ affordable housing crisis through the eyes of tenants, landlords, judges and law enforcement.
EP10 Ukraine: Life Under Russia's AttackAug 02, 2022
A dramatic and intimate look inside the Russian assault on Kharkiv. FRONTLINE follows displaced families trying to survive underground, civilians caught in the fight and first responders risking their lives amid the shelling of Ukraine’s second largest city.
EP11 Afghanistan UndercoverAug 09, 2022
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