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"I don't think people expected that people would actually break into the Capitol ... But I think it does demonstrate the fragility of a democracy and how what you say matters."
SEN. BOB CORKER (R-TN), 2007-19

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FRONTLINE Wins 4 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
Three FRONTLINE documentaries and an interactive investigation were honored at this year's News & Documentary Emmy Awards on Sept. 28 & 29, 2022.
September 28, 2022
How American Democracy Reached a Moment of ‘Existential Crisis’ (Live Event)
Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk talks about the new documentary “Lies, Politics and Democracy.”
September 23, 2022
Charleston, South Carolina’s Tourism Machine: Lack of scrutiny and accountability keeps public in dark about millions of taxpayer dollars spent every year
Lack of scrutiny and accountability has kept the public in the dark about millions of taxpayer dollars spent every year.
September 23, 2022
Explore Charleston CEO Says No Ill-intent With Cayman Bank Account
Charleston’s state-funded tourism marketing group stowed nearly $2 million in public money in an offshore account. The chief executive said she could understand that this might provoke some suspicion, but the account was used strictly for business and the public’s good.
September 23, 2022
Lies, Politics and Democracy
FRONTLINE investigates American political leaders and choices they’ve made that have undermined and threatened democracy in the U.S.
September 9, 2022
Investigating the Texas Blackout
FRONTLINE’s Local Journalism Initiative partner, the Texas Newsroom, and Austin public radio station KUT examine the aftermath of the Texas blackout of February 2021.
September 8, 2022
Takeaways from the AP/FRONTLINE Michael Flynn investigation
Explore key takeaways from The Associated Press and FRONTLINE's investigation into Michael Flynn, the retired three-star general and former Trump national security adviser.
September 7, 2022
Michael Flynn: From Government Insider to Holy Warrior
Michael Flynn, retired lieutenant general and former national security adviser, is building a movement centered on Christian nationalist ideas, using public appearances, political endorsements, and a network of nonprofit groups to advance the cause, an AP and FRONTLINE investigation has found.
September 7, 2022