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Episode Guide
This is a complete list of FRONTLINE/World programs. Click on any episode to find a full transcript, credits, and press reaction.


EPISODE 904

Airdate: June 29, 2010
 


South Africa: Troubled Water
What went wrong with the PlayPump?
West Papua: The Clever One
A peculiar bird with a special talent


 

EPISODE 903

Airdate: May 11, 2010
 


Brazil: The Carbon Hunters
On the trail of the climate's hottest commodity
Guatemala: In the Shadow of the Raid
U.S. immigration raid leaves lasting mark
Uganda: Out of the Wild
Crossing the species barrier


 

EPISODE 902

Airdate: February 23, 2010
 


Pakistan: The Lost Generation
The Crisis in Pakistan's Schools


 

EPISODE 901

Airdate: November 17, 2009
 


Uganda: Out of the Wild
Crossing the species barrier


 

EPISODE 804

Airdate: June 23, 2009
 


Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground
The ugly business of electronic waste
Egypt: Middle East, Inc.
The next generation of entrepreneurs
Vietnam: Wheels of Change
A rugged wheelchair for the developing world

 

EPISODE 803

Airdate: May 26, 2009
 


Pakistan: Children of the Taliban
Recruiting and intimidating the next generation
Pakistan: A Death in Swat
A journalist's life and mysterious assassination
Pakistan: Letter from Karachi
A war comes close to home

 

EPISODE 802

Airdate: April 14, 2009
 


Pakistan: Children of the Taliban
Recruiting and intimidating the next generation
South Korea: The Most Wired Place on Earth
There is one downside, internet addiction

 

EPISODE 801

Airdate: January 27, 2009
 


Italy: Taking on the Mafia

Albania: Getting Out of Gitmo

Brazil: The Obama Samba


 

EPISODE 705

Airdate: June 24, 2008
 


Jesus in China
Is Christianity transforming China?
Asia and Africa: Living on the Edge
The human consequences of a warming planet
India: Design Like You Give a Damn
Building sustainable communities, not trophy homes.

 

EPISODE 704

Airdate: May 27, 2008
 


Mexico: Crimes at the Border
The business of human smuggling
Guatemala: The Secret Files
How Silicon Valley helps uncover a dirty war
Mozambique: Guitar Hero
Singing about toilets to save lives

 

EPISODE 703

Airdate: February 26, 2008
 


Pakistan: State of Emergency
Battling a new generation of Taliban
Russia: Putin's Plan
Giving up the presidency but not the power
Cuba: The Art Revolution
The new freedom of expression

 

EPISODE 702

Airdate: December 25, 2007
 


Uganda: A Little Goes a Long Way
Pioneering microloans online
Poland: Chopin’s Heart
A nation's musical gift to the world
South Africa: The Play Pump
Turning water into child's play
Mexico: The Ballad of Juan Quezada

 

EPISODE 701

Airdate: November 6, 2007
 


• Egypt: Extraordinary Rendition
Investigating the CIA's secret detentions
India: A Second Opinion
Does Ayurvedic medicine work?

 

EPISODE 605

Airdate: June 26, 2007
 


• Indonesia: After the Wave
A search for justice
Faroe Islands: A Message From the Sea
Whale hunters and mercury
Tanzania: Hero Rats
Sniffing landmines, saving lives
Kuwait: The 99
Super heroes of the Muslim World

 

EPISODE 604

Airdate: April 10, 2007
 


• Afghanistan: The Other War
Is NATO winning the battle?
• Uganda: A Little Goes A Long Way
Pioneering microloans online
• Paraguay: Sounds of Hope
How music is transforming society

 

EPISODE 603

Airdate: March 27, 2007
 


• War of Ideas
Inside the Arab media revolution
• Requiem
Reporting in a dangerous world

 

EPISODE 602

Airdate: January 30, 2007
 


• Canada: The Cell Next Door
The hidden face of suburban jihad
• Russia: Moscow's Sex and the City
The new reality for Russian Women
• South Africa: The Play Pump
Turning water into child's play

 

EPISODE 601

Airdate: October 31, 2006
 


• Burma: STATE OF FEAR
A regime at war with its own people
• Uganda: A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY
Pioneering microloans online
• Libya: OUT OF THE SHADOW
A solar eclipse in a country seeking acceptance

 

EPISODE 504

Airdate: June 27, 2006
 


• Zimbabwe: Shadows and Lies
Inside a state of fear
• Mexico: A Death in the Desert
The fatal journey of a migrant worker
• China: The Women's Kingdom
In China, how free can a woman be?

 

EPISODE 503

Airdate: May 9, 2006
 


• Palestinian Territories: INSIDE HAMAS
After winning the vote, can they govern?
• Poland: CHOPIN'S HEART
A nation's musical gift to the world

 

EPISODE 502

Airdate: March 28, 2006
 


• Israel:THE UNEXPECTED CANDIDATE
The Political Conversion of Ehud Olmert
• Bosnia: THE MEN WHO GOT AWAY
Who is hunting for Mladic and Karadzic?

 

EPISODE 501

Airdate: January 24, 2006
 


• Iraq: SADDAM'S ROAD TO HELL
A journey into the killing fields
• Brazil: JEWEL OF THE AMAZON
The conflict over Brazil's Diamonds

 

EPISODE 404

Airdate: October 25, 2005
 


• Peru: THE CURSE OF INCA GOLD
The story behind the world's richest gold mine
• Ukraine: A MURDER IN KYIV
An assassination haunts the country

 

EPISODE 403

Airdate: May 24, 2005
 


• Iran: GOING NUCLEAR
Legal power or illegal weapons?
• Mexico: THE BALLAD OF JUAN QUEZADA
A potter brings a villiage back to life
• Kyrgyzstan: THE KIDNAPPED BRIDE
The resurgence of a banned custom

 

EPISODE 402

Airdate: May 17, 2005
 


• Lebanon: THE EARTHQUAKE
An assassination sparks a revolution
• Liberia: NO MORE WAR
General Opande's last mission

 

EPISODE 401

Airdate: January 11, 2005
 


• Iraq: REPORTING THE WAR
Trying to cover the world's most dangerous place
• Sudan: THE QUICK AND THE TERRIBLE
Investigating charges of genocide
• China: SILENCED
A reporter's nightmare

 

EPISODE 304

Airdate: June 24, 2004
 


• India, THE SEX WORKERS
A tale of two cities
• Mexico, A DEATH IN THE DESERT
The fatal journey of a migrant worker
• China, SHANGHAI NIGHTS
A new generation's cultural revolution

 

EPISODE 303

Airdate: March 25, 2004
 


• Pakistan, ON A RAZOR'S EDGE
A journey home at a time of hope and crisis
• Kyrgyzstan, THE KIDNAPPED BRIDE
The resurgence of a banned custom
• Kenya, RUN, LORNAH, RUN
Women racing for their lives

 

EPISODE 302

Airdate: January 8, 2004
 


• Iran, FORBIDDEN IRAN
A reporter's undercover journey
• Spain, THE LAWLESS SEA
Investigating a notorious shipwreck
• Belize, THE EXILE'S SONG
Reclaiming African roots

 

EPISODE 301

Airdate: October 30, 2003
 


• Afghanistan, A HOUSE FOR HAJI BABA
Life after war in a former Taliban stronghold
• Moscow, RICH IN RUSSIA
The brave new world of young capitalists and tycoons

 

EPISODE 205

Airdate: June 12, 2003
 


• Venezuela, A NATION ON EDGE
A polarizing president stirs political passions
• India, STARRING OSAMA BIN LADEN
A folk opera with a disturbing twist
• Hong Kong, CHASING THE VIRUS
Trying to stop the deadly SARS epidemic

 

EPISODE 204

Airdate: June 5, 2003
 


• Philippines: ISLANDS UNDER SIEGE
A reporter's journey to meet Muslim rebels
• Israel/Palestinian territories, IN THE LINE OF FIRE
When journalists become targets
• Bhutan, THE LAST PLACE
Television arrives in a Buddhist kingdom

 

EPISODE 203

Airdate: May 29, 2003
 


• Iraq: THE ROAD TO KIRKUK
After Saddam's terror, can Kurds and Arabs live together?
• Vietnam: LOOKING FOR HOME
An expatriate rediscovers his country
• France: PLAY IT AGAIN, MAURICE
From North Africa with love, Jewish-Arabic soul music

 

EPISODE 202

Airdate: May 22, 2003
 


• Lebanon, PARTY OF GOD
A reporter's search for the real Hezbollah
• Guatemala/Mexico, COFFEE COUNTRY
Can fair trade save the farm?
• Nepal, DREAMS OF CHOMOLONGMA
Sherpa women scale Mount Everest

 

EPISODE 201

Airdate: March 20, 2003
 


• Israel/Palestinian territories, IN THE LINE OF FIRE
When journalists become targets
• North Korea, SUSPICIOUS MINDS
A reporter's quirky visit to the forbidding "hermit kingdom"
• India, HOLE IN THE WALL
Opening the door to cyberspace

 

EPISODE 104

Airdate: January 16, 2003
 
• Nigeria, THE ROAD NORTH
What the Miss World riots reveal about a divided country
• North Korea, SUSPICIOUS MINDS
A reporter's quirky visit to the forbidding "hermit kingdom"
• Iceland, THE FUTURE OF SOUND
Innovative pop music from the land of ice and fire
 

EPISODE 103

Airdate: November 7, 2002
 
• Iraq, TRUTH AND LIES IN BAGHDAD
A reporter's journey inside Saddam's regime
• Colombia, THE PIPELINE WAR
U.S. oil fuels a bloody conflict
 

EPISODE 102

Airdate: October 31, 2002
 
• Cambodia, POL POT'S SHADOW
Searching for a mysterious executioner
• Romania, MY OLD HAUNTS
A native son returns to the land of Dracula
• India, HOLE IN THE WALL
Opening the door to cyberspace
 

WEB-ONLY EPISODE

June, 2002
 


• Bolivia, LEASING THE RAIN
An American company sparks a war over water

A NOW with Bill Moyers co-production

 

EPISODE 101

Airdate: May 23, 2002
 
• Sierra Leone, GUNRUNNERS
Tracking the secret operations of international gun smugglers
• Sri Lanka, LIVING WITH TERROR
A journey to a tropical island besieged by suicide bombers
• Bhutan, THE LAST PLACE
Television arrives in a Buddhist kingdom
 

ELECTION 2004

August-November, 2004
 


DISPATCHES FROM A SMALL PLANET: ELECTION 2004

 
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