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FRONTLINE Earns Five Peabody Awards Nominations
Five FRONTLINE documentaries have been named 2021 George Foster Peabody Award finalists.
May 4, 2021
FRONTLINE Earns 7 Webby Award Nominations, Most in the Series’ History
FRONTLINE has been nominated for seven 2021 Webby Awards, recognizing the PBS series’ storytelling and journalism across multiple digital platforms and genres of media.
April 20, 2021
"Once Upon a Time in Iraq" Wins an Overseas Press Club Award
FRONTLINE’s "Once Upon a Time in Iraq" has been honored with the OPC's Peter Jennings Award for best TV, video or documentary about international affairs.
April 8, 2021

Domestic Extremism in America

A Timeline of Domestic Extremism in the U.S., from Charlottesville to January 6
According to data from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, there were 405 terror attacks or plots in the U.S. from 2015 through 2020 — more than double the total number in the previous decade. A timeline of significant incidents tracks how domestic extremism has evolved in recent years.
April 21, 2021
After Jan. 6, Investigating the Contours of a “Broad Fascist Movement” in the U.S.
In a scene from the new documentary “American Insurrection,” correspondent A.C. Thompson talks with sociologist Pete Simi about the state of domestic extremism in the U.S.
April 14, 2021
“I Felt Hate More Than Anything”: How an Active Duty Airman Tried to Start a Civil War
Steven Carrillo’s path to the Boogaloo Bois shows the hate group is far more organized and dangerous than previously known.
April 13, 2021
The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.
ProPublica and FRONTLINE have identified more than twenty members with ties to the armed forces. Experts worry that the extremists are using their military experience to train others for a second Civil War.
February 1, 2021

Listen to the "I'm Not A Monster" finale

Episode 10: "It's all behind me now"

February 12, 2021
"Nobody should have to die alone. No one. That is not dignified. That is not humane. Yet that’s what was happening, every single day."
DR. AMIE BURBRIDGE

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Minneapolis drug case falls apart, raising questions about existence of secret informant
The case exposes the inherent conflict at the heart of confidential informants as a tool in American policing. In order to be effective, informants must be shrouded in secrecy. But that secrecy can make it impossible to tell how effective informants really are.
May 15, 2021
Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis officers indicted by Justice Department on civil rights charges in killing of George Floyd
A federal grand jury has indicted four ex-Minneapolis police officers on charges of abusing their positions of authority to detain George Floyd, leading to his death last May.
May 7, 2021
FRONTLINE Earns Five Peabody Awards Nominations
Five FRONTLINE documentaries have been named 2021 George Foster Peabody Award finalists.
May 4, 2021
‘Escaping Eritrea’ Filmmaker Evan Williams Describes ‘Phenomenal Sacrifice’ of Eritreans Sneaking Footage Out of Country
'Escaping Eritrea' producer Evan Williams set out to learn what was driving so many Eritreans from their homeland. He found answers — as well as people trying to smuggle secret footage out of the country.
May 4, 2021
500,000 Refugees, ‘Slavery-like’ Compulsory Service, No National Elections, Border Conflicts & Secret Prisons: 5 Human Rights Crises in Eritrea
From compulsory conscription to the mass exodus of refugees, here is an introduction to five of Eritrea’s biggest human rights crises.
May 4, 2021
‘I Didn’t Lose Hope’: Meet a Man Who Risked His Life to Secretly Film Inside One of Eritrea’s Brutal Prisons
A refugee speaks out and shares his secret footage in ‘Escaping Eritrea,’ a five-years-in-the-making documentary investigating one of the world’s most repressive regimes.
May 4, 2021
'Neither Alternative Was Good News': An Immunologist Traces the Spread of P.1, the Brazilian COVID Variant
There are currently more than 1,200 variant lineages of the COVID-19 coronavirus identified in the world. Of those, the CDC reports five of concern circulating in the U.S., including P.1, from Brazil.
April 27, 2021
Pandemic Perspectives
In photos and in their own words, people around the world — across cultures, faiths and age groups — share how they’ve responded to the COVID pandemic.
April 26, 2021