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From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (Part Two)December 30th The story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's a revelation of what television can be."
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From Jesus to Christ FRONTLINE tells the epic story of the life and death of Jesus, and the men and women whose belief, conviction, and martyrdom created the religion we now know as Christianity.


From Jesus to Christ: The First ChristiansDec. 23, 2014 / 1:50:44
Encore PresentationThe story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity. Said one critic: " It's a revelation of what television can be."Watch Now »
Stickup KidDec. 17, 2014 / 28:18What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons? A FRONTLINE digital-exclusive film.Watch Now »
The Madoff AffairDec. 9, 2014 / 55:10
Encore PresentationInside the world's first global Ponzi scheme, and how he got away with it for so long...Watch Now »
Firestone and the WarlordNov. 18, 2014 / 1:23:40What are the costs of doing business in a war zone? FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Watch Now »
Solitary NationNov. 4, 2014 / 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 »
The Rise of ISISOct. 28, 2014 / 53:41FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Watch Now »
Losing IraqOct. 21, 2014 / 1:24:10
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?Watch Now »
The Trouble with AntibioticsOct. 14, 2014 / 53:41FRONTLINE investigates the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance.Watch Now »
Death by FireOct. 7, 2014 / 54:06
Encore PresentationCameron Todd Willingham - executed for the arson murder of his three daughters. Could this case change the death penalty debate? Watch Now »
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion CrisisSep. 30, 2014 / 1:53:41
Encore PresentationWhat did the NFL know, and when did they know it? FRONTLINE reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.Watch Now »
Ebola OutbreakSep. 9, 2014 / 27:26FRONTLINE reports from inside the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.Watch Now »
Hunting Boko HaramSep. 9, 2014 / 25:01FRONTLINE investigates evidence that in the fight against Boko Haram, members of the Nigerian military and state-sponsored militias have been committing atrocities against civilians.Watch Now »
Secret State of North KoreaSep. 2, 2014 / 53:41
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE shines a light on the hidden world of the North Korean people, revealing how ordinary citizens are resisting one of the world's most oppressive regimesWatch Now »
A Death in St. AugustineAug. 26, 2014 / 53:39
Encore PresentationWhat happens when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks? FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigateWatch Now »
The Retirement GambleAug. 19, 2014 / 53:37
Encore PresentationWill your IRA or 401K accounts ensure a safe retirement?Watch Now »
Generation LikeAug. 5, 2014 / 53:41
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media - and how big brands are increasingly co-opting young consumers' digital presences.Watch Now »
Losing IraqJul. 29, 2014 / 1:24:10FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?Watch Now »
Poor KidsJul. 22, 2014 / 53:39
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children and to the country’s future.Watch Now »
Separate and UnequalJul. 15, 2014 / 27:14Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white children unconstitutional, school segregation is making a comeback. Watch Now »
Omarina's StoryJul. 15, 2014 / 23:07FRONTLINE updates the story of a struggling student from the Bronx who today is excelling at an elite prep school thanks to a groundbreaking program to stem the high school dropout crisis.Watch Now »


Coming in January on FRONTLINE

We'll kick off 2015 with an investigation of the power of the NRA and an examination of Vladimir Putin's rise. Read more

Afghanistan / Pakistan
In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

Indian and British intelligence agencies were both spying on the online activities of one of the alleged plotters, but couldn’t connect the dots. Read more

Criminal Justice
New Report Casts Doubt on FBI Anthrax Investigation

For a second time in three years, an independent inquiry has cast doubt on the genetic testing that the FBI said linked the main suspect to the 2001 attacks. Read more

Criminal Justice
New York City Ends Solitary Confinement for Minors

Mayor Bill De Blasio's decision to end solitary confinement for 16- and 17-year-olds comes amid a wider debate about the effectiveness of solitary confinement. Read more

The Gun-Control Movement, Two Years After Newtown

The gun-rights lobby still holds the edge when it comes to gun policy in America, but gun-control advocates say they're starting to gain some momentum. Read more

Afghanistan / Pakistan
Pakistani Court Grants Bail to Key Suspect in Mumbai Terror Attack

Pakistan's decision to free Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi came despite heightened calls to crackdown on militants following a deadly attack this week on schoolchildren in Peshawar. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Putin: Russia, the “Bear,” Will Survive Economic Pain

In his annual address to the media, Vladimir Putin discussed economic headwinds, tensions with the West and why Russia is treated like a beleaguered "bear." Read more

Criminal Justice
Why the Death Penalty Is on the Decline

It's getting more difficult — and more expensive — to execute condemned prisoners. Read more

FRONTLINE Founder Receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Cape Town

David Fanning will be honored in his home country, South Africa – where television was once banned by the apartheid government. Read more

Criminal Justice
Why States Are Changing Course on Juvenile Crime

In the last six or seven years, states have begun to consider new approaches to juvenile offenders, backed by research showing that incarceration actually increases the chances a young person will commit another crime. Read more

FRONTLINE Wins 2 duPont-Columbia Awards

"United States of Secrets" and "Syria's Second Front" were honored with the award, which honors excellence in broadcast and digital news. Read more

Afghanistan / Pakistan
Taliban Attack On Pakistani School is Deadly and Symbolic

An attack that killed at least 132 children at an army-run school in Pakistan was not only one of the deadliest in recent history, it was also highly symbolic. Read more

Social Issues
Remembering a Symbol of Resilience from Post-Katrina New Orleans

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Herbert Gettridge came to be known as a "a poster child" for struggle, perseverance and resilience. Read more

Push to Reform the Freedom of Information Act Collapses in House

The collapse of a bill to reform a key pillar of federal open government laws marked a stinging setback for transparency advocates. Read more

Exclusive: Inside the NRA’s Response to Newtown

"Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA" premieres Jan. 6 on FRONTLINE. Read more

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