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The Abortion Divide

Inside the fight over abortion through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark FRONTLINE film from the 1980s, a look at both sides of the divide in a community still embroiled ...

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On the President's Orders

Military police and an ordinary family from the slums provide views of President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines.
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2018

23 Jan. 2018
Exodus: The Journey Continues
The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe's tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film follows personal journeys over two years, as countries become less welcoming to those seeking refuge.
 
13 Feb. 2018
The Gang Crackdown
Some 25 dead bodies have been found on Long Island since 2016, all linked to the violent gang MS-13. Numerous immigrant teens are missing. As law enforcement tries to stop the gang, FRONTLINE goes inside the crackdown - investigating how the slew of gruesome killings led to many immigrant teens being accused of gang affiliation and unlawfully detained.
 
20 Feb. 2018
Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia (Part One)
Highlights the 40 year struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia for dominance in the Middle East, in part, on behalf the the Shite or Sunni factions of Islam.
 
27 Feb. 2018
Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia (Part Two)
Frontliine explores the postulate that the current turmoil in the Middle East, particularly in Syria Iraq and Yemen, is a primarily a manifestation of a forty year power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
 
2 Mar. 2018
Weinstein
An investigative report into the sexual harassment and misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein and the efforts made to silence his accusers.
 
10 Apr. 2018
Trump's Takeover
President Donald Trump's time in office has been marked by ongoing turmoil - including in his own Republican Party, where presidential tweetstorms, inflammatory rhetoric and high-profile dissent have fueled open conflict. In Trump's Takeover, FRONTLINE's acclaimed political team tells the inside story of a president who vowed to take down the Washington establishment, and who has fought an intense war for control of the GOP. Through interviews with longtime Republican legislators like Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), House Freedom Caucus members including Rep. Jim Jordan (...
 
17 Apr. 2018
McCain
The complicated relationship between Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and President Donald Trump; John McCain's life and politics, from his experience in Vietnam to his vote against the Republican health care bill.
 
24 Apr. 2018
Trafficked in America
Trafficked in America investigates how teenagers from Central America were smuggled into the U.S. by traffickers who promised them jobs and a better life-only to force them to live and work in virtual slavery to pay off their debt. This documentary shines new light on a labor trafficking case in which Guatemalan teens were forced by a third-party contractor to work against their will at Trillium Farms in Ohio, a major egg producer. The investigative team exposes a criminal network that exploited undocumented minors, the companies who profited from their forced labor, ...
 
1 May 2018
Blackout in Puerto Rico
More than seven months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, more than 100,000 Americans are still without power, as part of the worst blackout in U.S. history. FRONTLINE and NPR investigate how the federal response in Puerto Rico left millions of Americans in the dark for months - and the storm before the storm: how Wall Street, Puerto Rico's government, and Washington fueled a debt crisis that left the island's economy in ruins and its infrastructure crippled even before Maria hit. The investigative team uncovered a trove of insider ...
 
8 May 2018
Myanmar's Killing Fields
Secret footage going back years shows the effort to kill and expel Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. With accounts from victims and witnesses, the film examines evidence that security forces committed crimes against humanity.
 
24 Jul. 2018
UN Sex Abuse Scandal
Tracing allegations of sex abuse by United Nations peacemakers in conflict zones around the world; with firsthand accounts from survivors, witnesses and officials.
 
8 May 2018
Separated: Children at the Border
The inside story of what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border. The film explores the impact of the Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, and how both Trump and Obama dealt with minors at the border.
 
7 Aug. 2018
Documenting Hate: Charlottesville
In Documenting Hate: Charlottesville, 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 ...
 
13 Aug. 2018
Our Man in Tehran - Part 1
A fascinating and revealing view of life inside Iran, with NYTimes correspondent Thomas Erdbrink. With humor and curiosity, he shares a rare journey into a private Iran often at odds with its conservative clerics and leaders.
 
11 Sep. 2018
Left Behind America
The economic and social forces shaping Dayton, Ohio, a once booming city that now struggles to recover in the post-recession economy.
 
2 Oct. 2018
Trump's Showdown
President Donald Trump fights against the investigation of his campaign and the claim of obstruction of justice, waging a war against the special counsel, FBI and attorney general.
 
29 Oct. 2018
The Facebook Dilemma: Part 1
Original interviews and rare footage show the challenges facing Facebook and its response to charges of disrupting American politics.
 
30 Oct. 2018
The Facebook Dilemma: Part 2
Original interviews and rare footage show the challenges facing Facebook and its response to charges of disrupting American politics.
 
20 Nov. 2018
Documenting Hate: New American Nazis
Exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military. An investigation with ProPublica shows the group's terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
 

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