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FRONTLINE

The End of Football?

Clip: Season 32 Episode 2 | 8m 26s

When Dr. Bennet Omalu found CTE in the brain of Steelers legend Mike Webster, he believed NFL doctors would want to know more. They didn't. In public, they sought a retraction of his findings. In private, they warned him about the implications of his research.

Aired: 10/07/13

Rating: NR

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