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How Should Doctors Help Terminally Ill Patients Prepare for Death?

“You don’t have to spend much time with the elderly or those with terminal illness to see, over and over and over again, how medicine fails the people it is supposed to help,” says renowned surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande.

A New Season — and New Ways to Experience FRONTLINE

From your iPad to YouTube to Flipboard, we are where you are.

FRONTLINE Wins Four Emmy Awards

The winning FRONTLINE projects included two documentaries on foreign affairs “Syria Behind the Lines,” “Outlawed in Pakistan”), one documentary on the U.S. economy (“The Retirement Gamble”), and a promotional trailer for “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis.”

Coming in October on FRONTLINE

We’ll investigate the rise of ISIS, the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance, and a controversial Texas execution.

FRONTLINE’s Martin Smith Named 2014 Chancellor Award Winner

Columbia Journalism School will honor the veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker for “courageous and insightful reporting on some of the most complex stories of our time.”

Inside the Ebola Outbreak

Filming in Sierra Leone was “like being in a war zone where the enemy is invisible,” said FRONTLINE’s Wael Dabbous, who spent two weeks on the ground as the outbreak spiraled out of control.

Coming in September on FRONTLINE

From the West African nations of Sierra Leone and Nigeria, to the Chinese enclave of Macau, FRONTLINE’s lineup this month spans the globe.

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.

Coming in August on FRONTLINE

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

FRONTLINE Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards

Nine FRONTLINE documentaries — including an experimental digital film — and a promotional campaign have been nominated for 11 News and Documentary Emmy Awards this year.

Coming in July on FRONTLINE

It’s summer — but FRONTLINE isn’t taking the season off. From the resegregation of American schools to the unfolding chaos in Iraq, here’s a close look at FRONTLINE’s July lineup.

FRONTLINE Wins Major Funding to Expand Investigative Reporting

The largest gift from an individual in FRONTLINE’s history and a two-year Ford Foundation grant will support the series’ digital transformation.

Tuesday on FRONTLINE: “Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria”

On May 27, FRONTLINE reveals firsthand the deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists with historic ties to the Nazis, and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country.

FRONTLINE Wins Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for “Rape in the Fields”

The award recognizes outstanding reporting on human rights and social justice issues.

Coming in May on FRONTLINE

This month, FRONTLINE investigates the government’s massive secret surveillance program, travels to the raging conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and examines the alarming rise of drug-resistant bacteria.

“Outlawed in Pakistan” Wins Overseas Press Club Award

The May 2013 film explores the complicated rape case of Pakistani teenager Kainat Soomro.

FRONTLINE Featured in Tow Center “Video Now” Report

Does online video need to be short and funny to be successful? That’s the conventional wisdom — but at FRONTLINE, we’re finding engaged and growing digital audiences for long form video journalism.

Remembering Peter Matthiessen

The death last week of Peter Matthiessen reminded us poignantly of the film he had done with us in 1989.

Coming in April on FRONTLINE

This April, FRONTLINE presents two raw, explosive films that explore America’s fixation on incarceration.

Filming a TB Epidemic, Up Close: Meet FRONTLINE Filmmaker Jezza Neumann

When he crossed into Swaziland to make a film about the rise of drug-resistant tuberculosis, Jezza Neumann wasn’t sure what to expect.

Coming in March on FRONTLINE

From an award-winning investigation on the sexual assault of undocumented women to a deeply personal look at the rise of drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis, here’s what’s coming up next on FRONTLINE.

FRONTLINE Wins Polk Award For “League Of Denial”

A FRONTLINE investigation into the NFL’s concussion crisis has been named among the winners of the 65th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.

Coming in February on FRONTLINE

This February, three new FRONTLINE films will explore three big — and very different — questions.

FRONTLINE Wins duPont-Columbia Award for “Rape in the Fields”

A FRONTLINE investigation into the hidden reality of rape on the job among undocumented women has been honored with the 2014 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast and digital news.

FRONTLINE Wins Seven News and Documentary Emmy Awards

Six FRONTLINE films and our 2012 fall preview reel won last night at the 34th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Executive Producer David Fanning received a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his decades-long commitment to journalism.

Your Summer FRONTLINE Viewing List: Film 5

We found the top five films that resonated most with viewers this season. Here’s number 5.

Your Summer FRONTLINE Viewing List: Film 4

We found the top five films that resonated most with viewers this season. Here’s number 4.

Your Summer FRONTLINE Viewing List: Film 3

We found the top five films that resonated most with viewers this season. Here’s number 3.

Your Summer FRONTLINE Viewing List: Film 2

We found the top five films that resonated most with viewers this season. Here’s number 2.

Your Summer FRONTLINE Viewing List: Film 1

We found the top five films that resonated most with viewers this season. Here’s number 1.

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