Programs by Year: 2011

Dec. 27, 2011

The Undertaking

(60 minutes) A haunting portrait of the world of Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, a family which has long cared for the dead - and the living. (Web site »)
Dec. 13, 2011

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

(240 minutes) 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." (Web site »)
Dec. 6, 2011

The Madoff Affair

(60 minutes) Inside the world's first global Ponzi scheme, and how he got away with it for so long... (Web site »)
Nov. 29, 2011

Flying Cheap

(60 minutes) Is the aviation system being stretched beyond its capacity to deliver service that is both cheap and safe? (Web site »)
Nov. 22, 2011

A Perfect Terrorist

(60 minutes) FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. (Web site »)
Nov. 8, 2011

Syria Undercover

(60 minutes) Ramita Navai goes undercover for a rare look at the uprising from inside Syria. Plus a profile of the dictator who has held on the longest amidst the Arab unrest—Pres. Bashar al-Assad. (Web site »)
Oct. 25, 2011

Death by Fire

(60 minutes) Cameron Todd Willingham - executed for the arson murder of his three daughters. Could this case change the death penalty debate? (Web site »)
Oct. 18, 2011

Lost in Detention

(60 minutes) FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop investigate the Obama administration's controversial get-tough immigration policy. (Web site »)
Oct. 11, 2011

The Anthrax Files

(60 minutes) FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers take a hard look at the FBI's investigation of the country's most notorious act of bioterrorism (Web site »)
Sep. 27, 2011

An Optimist In Haiti

(40 minutes) Adam Davidson of NPR's <i>Planet Money</i> returns to Haiti to meet a man with an unlikely plan to help turn around his country's economy through tourism. (Web site »)
Sep. 27, 2011

The Man Behind the Mosque

(80 minutes) FRONTLINE tells the inside story of the most controversial building in America in the backdrop of a continuing battle over faith, values and the meaning of being American. (Web site »)
Sep. 20, 2011

The Wounded Platoon

(120 minutes) The men of Third Platoon, Charlie Company: What happened to them in Iraq ... and what happened when they came home. (Web site »)
Sep. 13, 2011

The Interrogator

(60 minutes) An extended conversation with Ali Soufan, the FBI agent who was at the center of the 9/11 investigations (Web site »)
Sep. 7, 2011

Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero

(120 minutes) One year after 9/11 how did America grapple with its biggest and most difficult questions? (Web site »)
Sep. 6, 2011

Top Secret America

(60 minutes) Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Dana Priest traces the journey from 9/11 to the Marathon bombings and investigates the secret history of the 12-year battle against terrorism. (Web site »)
Aug. 30, 2011

The Man Who Knew

(120 minutes) John O'Neill, the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda, warned of its threat. But his maverick style doomed his career. (Web site »)
Aug. 16, 2011

Law & Disorder

(60 minutes) An on-air and online investigation into questionable police shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of Katrina. (Web site »)
Jul. 26, 2011

The Atomic Artists

(20 minutes) How one group of artists is challenging Japan's unusually strong faith in nuclear power (Web site »)
Jul. 26, 2011

The Pot Republic

(60 minutes) Inside the country's oldest, largest and most wide-open marijuana market -- California (Web site »)
Jul. 26, 2011

Doctor Hotspot

(40 minutes) The story of a New Jersey doctor who seeks out his community's sickest -- and most expensive -- patients. (Web site »)
Jun. 28, 2011

The Child Cases

(60 minutes) What happens when a child dies under suspicious circumstances? (Web site »)
Jun. 28, 2011

Educating Sergeant Pantzke

(40 minutes) For-profit college promise veterans a high quality degree -- but do they deliver? (Web site »)
May. 24, 2011


(60 minutes) The inside story of Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and the biggest intelligence breach in U.S. history. (Web site »)
May. 10, 2011


(60 minutes) Beyond bin Laden, inside the military's extraordinary, secret campaign to take out thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters (Web site »)
May. 3, 2011

Fighting for Bin Laden

(60 minutes) Inside the secret war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban, plus a rare look at the men who say they fight for bin Laden (Web site »)
Apr. 19, 2011

The Silence

(40 minutes) In Alaska's isolated native villages, Catholic clergy abused little children for decades. (Web site »)
Apr. 12, 2011

Football High

(60 minutes) High school football has never had a higher profile ... but is winning worth the risks? (Web site »)
Mar. 29, 2011

The Private Life of Bradley Manning

(20 minutes) A profile of the early years of the soldier now accused of leaking more than half a million classified U.S. government documents (Web site »)
Mar. 29, 2011

Money and March Madness

(42 minutes) These days in big-time college sports, everyone's in the money. So why aren't the athletes? (Web site »)
Mar. 29, 2011

Who's Afraid of Ai Weiwei?

(36 minutes) China's first global art star is using his fame to push the boundaries of freedom in that country. But how far can he go? (Web site »)
Feb. 22, 2011

Revolution in Cairo

(60 minutes) Inside the youth movement that ignited the uprising, and a hard look at the Muslim Brotherhood, a key player in Egypt's future. (Web site »)
Feb. 1, 2011

Post Mortem

(60 minutes) Inside America's death investigation system. WARNING: Don't die in the wrong state. (Web site »)
Jan. 18, 2011

Are We Safer?

(42 minutes) Investigating the vast terrorist-industrial complex post 9/11 and its growing reach into the lives of ordinary Americans... (Web site »)
Jan. 18, 2011

Flying Cheaper

(40 minutes) Do you know who's fixing your plane? With carriers today outsourcing major repair work -- should we worry? (Web site »)
Jan. 11, 2011

Battle for Haiti

(60 minutes) Can Haiti be rebuilt without the rule of law? A powerful look at the violence threatening the country's stability ... and future. (Web site »)


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