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My Brother's Bomber My Brother's Bomber (Part Three)October 13th Ken Dornstein sets out to find those responsible for blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie -- a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his brother David. A three-part series.
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My Brother's Bomber In Episode 2 of this special three-part investigation, filmmaker Ken Dornstein continues his search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie.


My Brother's Bomber (Part Two)Oct. 6, 2015 / 55:15Ken Dornstein sets out to find those responsible for blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie -- a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his brother David. A three-part series.Watch Now »
My Brother's Bomber (Part One)Sep. 29, 2015 / 55:15Ken Dornstein sets out to find those responsible for blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie -- a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his brother David. A three-part series.Watch Now »
Putin's WaySep. 1, 2015 / 53:41
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. Watch Now »
The Trouble with ChickenAug. 25, 2015 / 53:46
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry, and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Watch Now »
The Retirement GambleAug. 18, 2015 / 53:37
Encore PresentationWill your IRA or 401K accounts ensure a safe retirement?Watch Now »
Gunned Down: The Power of the NRAAug. 4, 2015 / 54:10
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE investigates the politics and the power of the NRA.Watch Now »
Drug Lord: The Legend of ShortyJul. 21, 2015 / 1:23:10Two filmmakers set out to interview El Chapo Guzmán, leader of one of the biggest drug cartels. Watch Now »
Escaping ISISJul. 14, 2015 / 54:11Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE presents the gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS -- and follows an underground network that's helping them escape.Watch Now »
Hunting the Nightmare BacteriaJul. 7, 2015 / 53:41
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE investigates the rise of deadly drug-resistant bacteria. Watch Now »
Growing Up TransJun. 30, 2015 / 1:24:12An intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.Watch Now »
Rape on the Night ShiftJun. 23, 2015 / 53:41A joint investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.Watch Now »
Solitary NationJun. 16, 2015 / 53:40
Encore PresentationWith unprecedented access, FRONTLINE shows you what it's really like for prisoners who are serving time in solitary confinement.Watch Now »
Prison StateJun. 9, 2015 / 1:23:40
Encore PresentationAn intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America -- and one state's effort to reverse the trend. Watch Now »
Obama at WarMay. 26, 2015 / 54:14FRONTLINE goes inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria.Watch Now »
Secrets, Politics and TortureMay. 19, 2015 / 54:30The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Watch Now »
The Trouble with ChickenMay. 12, 2015 / 53:46FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry, and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Watch Now »
OutbreakMay. 5, 2015 / 54:16The vivid, inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn't stopped before it was too late. Watch Now »
American TerroristApr. 21, 2015 / 1:23:46How secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters -- and how American-born David Coleman Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.Watch Now »
Memory of the CampsApr. 14, 2015 / 57:32
Encore PresentationNo one who has seen this documentary can ever forget it . One critic said it has the power "to shake the soul."Watch Now »
The Fight for YemenApr. 7, 2015 / 54:34With Yemen in chaos, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict. Watch Now »


Afghanistan / Pakistan
“Nobody’s Been Held Accountable” for Wasteful Spending in Afghanistan, says U.S. Watchdog

The U.S. has spent $110 billion on reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. How was the money used? How was it wasted? Read more

October on FRONTLINE: “My Brother’s Bomber” Culminates, An “Immigration Battle” Unfolds, and “Inside Assad’s Syria”

FRONTLINE's October lineup spans continents, political divides and decades. Read more

Lockerbie: The Alternate Theories

Nearly 30 years after the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, questions persist about Libya's role in the attack. Read more

Uncovering a New Clue in the Decades-Long Lockerbie Mystery

In tonight's new episode of "My Brother's Bomber," Ken Dornstein comes face to face with one of the most enigmatic figures connected to the Lockerbie investigation. Read more

Social Issues
California Governor Signs Bill To Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

California has become the largest state in the nation to legalize the controversial practice of physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Read more

Criminal Justice
Senators Seek to Curb Federal Prison Sentences for Drug Crimes

A newly unveiled bipartisan plan would be among the most significant criminal justice reform legislation in decades. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Regrets of a Revolution? Libya After Qaddafi

Four years after the protests that led to the overthrow and death of the former strongman, Libya is torn between two governments and dozens of militias and armed groups. Read more

FRONTLINE Wins Six Emmy Awards

"United States of Secrets," "Firestone and the Warlord," "Hunting Boko Haram" and "The Battle for Ukraine" all brought home Emmy gold. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
WATCH: The List That Might Unlock the Lockerbie Bombing Mystery

If one of your family members were killed in a terrorist attack, and years later, you still had questions about who was responsible, what would you be willing to do to find the truth? Read more

“Stickup Kid” Wins Online Journalism Award

Judges praised the FRONTLINE project about a 16-year-old sentenced to adult prison as "heartbreaking, memorable, honest." Read more

The FRONTLINE Interview: John Boehner

"I didn't need to be speaker because I needed a fancy title or a big office," the outgoing Speaker of the House told FRONTLINE in this interview from 2013. "I wanted to be speaker so I could lead an effort to deal with the serious issues that are facing our country." Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
As Obama’s Term Winds Down, Concerns Grow Over Guantanamo

With less than 16 months remaining in President Obama’s term, advocates for shutting down the controversial prison are increasingly on edge that it won’t be closed before he leaves office. Read more

The Vatican after Francis: Has the Pope Met His Mandate for Change?

Two-and-a-half years ago, Pope Francis inherited a church beset by scandal. Have his reforms done enough to turn it around? Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
How Europe’s Refugee Crisis Was Years in the Making

For weeks, the world's eyes have been fixed upon the tens of thousands of migrants and refugees arriving on Europe's doorstep. But the crisis was years in the making, with a brutal civil war in Syria adding millions of refugees to those fleeing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Nigeria. Read more

Afghanistan / Pakistan
Military Overlooked Sexual Abuse by Afghan Allies, Investigation Says

A new investigation by The New York Times finds that U.S. soldiers were told not to intervene in cases of sexual abuse of young boys by Afghan allies. Read more

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