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Firestone and the Warlord What are the costs of doing business in a war zone? FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the secret history of Firestone in Liberia.


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 »
Secrets of the VaticanJul. 8, 2014 / 1:23:41
Encore PresentationAn inside look at the scandals that rocked Benedict’s Papacy.Watch Now »
To Catch a TraderJul. 1, 2014 / 52:42
Encore PresentationFRONTLINE goes inside the dramatic, unprecedented hunt that uncovered vast insider trading at Wall Street hedge funds.Watch Now »
Syria: Arming the RebelsMay. 27, 2014 / 18:10FRONTLINE finds Syrian rebel fighters who say they're being secretly armed and trained by the United States. Watch Now »


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Social Issues
New Report: Adam Lanza “Did Not Just ‘Snap'”

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Foreign Affairs / Defense
Post-Film Chat: Ask Us About “Firestone and the Warlord”

Curious about the relationship between Charles Taylor and Firestone? Join journalists from FRONTLINE and ProPublica for a live chat on Wed. Nov. 19 at 2 pm EST. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Firestone and the Warlord

What are the costs of doing business in a war zone? FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the secret relationship between the American tire company Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
How We Uncovered Firestone’s Deal with Charles Taylor

Our investigation spanned seven years and unearthed 44 lbs. of previously unreported court documents. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Dempsey Considering Placing U.S. Troops Alongside Iraqi Forces

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Iraq / War on Terror
Why ISIS Isn’t Affecting Gas Prices

This summer, after ISIS attacked Iraq's largest oil field, experts predicted high prices at the pump. What happened? Read more

Senators Ask FDA to Track Antibiotic Use on Farms

The request comes after FRONTLINE investigated whether the widespread use of antibiotics on farms helps create infections that kill 20,000 people each year. Read more

U.S. Asylum Seekers May Face Barriers from Border Patrol

Immigration attorneys say the agents dismiss or ignore credible claims, raising concerns that some asylum seekers may be returned to persecution at home. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
What a Pledge of Allegiance to ISIS Means

ISIS has sought such pledges to bolster its reputation as the world's leading jihadist group, according to global terror experts. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
How ISIS Uses Sexual Predators’ Techniques to Lure Western Women (Podcast)

A panel including FRONTLINE's Martin Smith explains how ISIS thrives through killings, kidnappings and coercion. Read more

What Will Obama Do on Immigration?

The president has promised to take action on immigration by year’s end. What will it look like? Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Coming in November on FRONTLINE: Firestone and the Warlord

This month, FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate an iconic American company's secret history in Liberia. Read more

Why Doesn’t Everybody Have a Voter ID?

FRONTLINE's Sarah Childress answers your questions about voting. Read more

Foreign Affairs / Defense
After Separatist Elections, What’s Next for Eastern Ukraine?

The breakaway eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk held elections this week. What comes next for the separatist regions? Read more

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