Amazon Empire

The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

February 18, 2020 / 1h 54m

Season 2020: Episode 12

Photo: Wesley Mann/ AUGUST Image, LLC


Jeff Bezos is not only one of the richest men in the world, he has built a business empire that is without precedent in the history of American capitalism. His power to shape everything from the future of work to the future of commerce to the future of technology is unrivaled.

As politicians and regulators around the world start to consider the global impact of Amazon — and how to rein in Bezos’ power — FRONTLINE investigates how he executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.