What’s Coming Up in January on FRONTLINE

January 2, 2013
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by Sarah Childress Senior Digital Reporter, FRONTLINE Enterprise Journalism Group

Happy New Year! Here at FRONTLINE, we’re kicking off 2013 with three new films. All ask tough questions: about education reform, the president’s first term, and accountability in the banking sector. Watch the previews below:
JAN. 8

The Education of Michelle Rhee

FRONTLINE correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of the Washington, DC public schools as she attempted to fix a broken school system. Rhee is one of the most admired — and reviled — school reformers. What legacy did she leave in D.C.? Can it help save the failing school system?


JAN. 15

Inside Obama’s Presidency

As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, FRONTLINE examines the president’s key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term.


JAN. 22

The Untouchables

No Wall Street leaders have been prosecuted for any wrongdoing connected to the global financial meltdown. FRONTLINE asks why.

Check your local listings to find out when these films air on your PBS station. Or you can always watch them — or any of the 144 films we’re currently streaming — online anytime.

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