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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 »
The Battle for UkraineMay. 27, 2014 / 32:04FRONTLINE reveals deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country.Watch Now »
United States of Secrets (Part Two)May. 20, 2014 / 1:54:11How did the government come to spy on millions of Americans?Watch Now »
United States of Secrets (Part One)May. 13, 2014 / 1:54:11How did the government come to spy on millions of Americans?Watch Now »
Prison StateApr. 29, 2014 / 1:23:40An intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America -- and one state's effort to reverse the trend. Watch Now »
Solitary NationApr. 22, 2014 / 53:40With unprecedented access, FRONTLINE shows you what it's really like for prisoners who are serving time in solitary confinement.Watch Now »
Secret State of North KoreaApr. 8, 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 »
TB Silent KillerMar. 25, 2014 / 1:23:41FRONTLINE presents an unforgettable portrait of lives forever changed by tuberculosis, once thought to be a disease of the past.Watch Now »
Rape in the FieldsMar. 18, 2014 / 53:38
Encore PresentationLowell Bergman investigates the hidden reality of rape on the job for immigrant women working in America’s fields, farms and factories. Watch Now »
Secrets of the VaticanFeb. 25, 2014 / 1:23:41An inside look at the scandals that rocked Benedict’s Papacy.Watch Now »
Generation LikeFeb. 18, 2014 / 53:41FRONTLINE 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 »
Syria's Second FrontFeb. 11, 2014 / 21:21Three years in to Syria's civil war, another enemy has emerged: factions aligned with Al Qaeda. Go inside the rebels' new fight with rare, exclusive footage from inside the country.Watch Now »


How Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Settlement Compares

In the five years since the crisis, government authorities have won nearly $83 billion in credit crisis and mortgage-related settlements from the nation's six largest banks -- while the banks have earned more than $320 billion in profits. Read more

O’Bannon Ruling Raises New Questions Over Future of Money in Big-time College Sports

A landmark ruling has cleared a path for college athletes to earn compensation from the NCAA, but the case also left many unanswered questions about the complicated and controversial role of money in collegiate athletics. Read more

Back from Iraq: 10 Questions with Martin Smith

The FRONTLINE producer was on the ground in Iraq as the US began airstrikes against ISIS. He's safely out now -- and he's answering your questions about what he saw. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
“For Now, It Seems, Iraq Is No More”

"Today, you are either a Shia, a Sunni, a Christian, a Kurd," writes FRONTLINE's Martin Smith from Baghdad. "You are not an Iraqi first." Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Inside a Camp for Iraqis Fleeing ISIS

As the U.S. airstrikes begin, FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith reports from Mosul on the developing crisis. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Inside the Rise of ISIS

It may have seemed sudden but ISIS has been rebuilding inside Iraq -- turning itself into a professional military force -- for years, according to Brookings Institute analyst Charles Lister. Read more

Where is Voter Discrimination the Worst?

Voting discrimination persists nationwide, but the worst offenders today are still southern states with a history of blocking minorities' access to the ballot, according to a new study by the National Commission on Voting Rights. Read more

What Did “Generation Like” Think of “Generation Like”?

In "Generation Like," teens told FRONTLINE that social media makes them feel empowered. Six months later, do they still feel the same way? Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Can the Kurds Hold Out Against ISIS?

In the last week, ISIS and the Kurds have turned their guns on each other. What happens next? Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Baghdad Dispatch: Checkpoint (In)Security

More than 10 years after the fall of Saddam, the people of Baghdad might reasonably have hoped that they could drive about their city without worrying about kidnappings and bombings. Read more

Criminal Justice
New Report Raises Questions About Guilt of Executed Texas Man

A witness who testified that Willingham confessed to arson says he lied in exchange for favorable treatment from prosecutors. Read more

Coming in August on FRONTLINE

Set your DVR for rebroadcasts of three popular documentaries this month. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Who is Nouri al-Maliki?

Eight years ago, Nouri al-Maliki went from political unknown to prime minister of Iraq. Today, he draws comparisons to the man he once fought to overthrow, Saddam Hussein. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
The Iraq War’s Key Players: Where Are They Now?

From Muqtada al-Sadr to the Sons of Iraq, these players shaped Iraq during the war. They may still have a role to play in its future. Read more

Iraq / War on Terror
Iraq: How Did We Get Here?

From "shock and awe" to ISIS, FRONTLINE explores the key turning points in the war and its aftermath. Read more

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