All Films

New Asylums
The New Asylums
A report on the new reality for the mentally ill: Nearly 500,000 are serving time in U.S. jails and prisons.
May 10, 2005
The Soldier's Heart
The Soldier's Heart
Coming home from war, each brings his own stories of survival and battle. For many, their battle is still not over.
March 1, 2005
Secret History of the Credit Card
Secret History of the Credit Card
The surprising history and clever tactics of an industry few Americans fully understand.
November 23, 2004
Is Wal-Mart Good for America?
An eye-opening look at the power and influence of the world's largest company.
November 16, 2004
The Persuaders
An inside look at the multibillion-dollar business and science of selling us on what we want.
November 9, 2004
1h 24m
The Plea
Investigating the difficult dilemma of confronting a plea bargain -- and what can go wrong.
June 17, 2004
1h 24m
Truth, War and Consequences
Did America rush into a war in Iraq for which it was unprepared?
October 9, 2003
War Behind Closed Doors
The War Behind Closed Doors
The people and clashes that shaped the Bush Doctrine on how to deal with Saddam and the rest of the world.
February 20, 2003
1h 26m
John O'Neill photo at WTC site
The Man Who Knew
John O'Neill, the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda, warned of its threat. But his maverick style doomed his career.
October 3, 2002
1h 54m
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Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero
One year after 9/11 how did America grapple with its biggest and most difficult questions?
September 3, 2002
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American Porn
Pornography is a multibillion dollar business. In a wired world, can anything stop it?
February 7, 2002
Inside the Teenage Brain
What's behind teens' seemingly inexplicable behavior? Surprising answers from new scientific studies.
January 31, 2002
Merchants of Cool
The Merchants of Cool
A look at how America's giant media corporations skillfully court the teenage consumer.
February 27, 2001
The Killer at Thurston High
January 18, 2000
1h 51m
The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
FRONTLINE profiles the most widely known and revered political leader in the world -- Nelson Mandela.
May 25, 1999
3h 44m
apostle paul or jesus
From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians
The story of the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity.
April 6, 1998
2h 54m
men in hats
A remarkable three-hour film tells the homecoming story of two elderly Polish-American Jews who return to their families' shtetl
April 17, 1996
1h 46m
Murder on 'Abortion Row'
February 6, 1996
newt crop
The Long March of Newt Gingrich
January 16, 1996
Explosion at Branch Davidian Compound
Waco: The Inside Story
The FBI tapes, government documents and photos which reveal what really happened behind the scenes.
October 17, 1995
Hillary's Class
Wellesley's Class of '69 were part of a trailblazing generation of women. What happened to them over the next 25 years?
November 15, 1994
Memory of the Camps
No one who has seen this documentary can ever forget it . One critic said it has the power "to shake the soul."
May 7, 1985
A Class Divided
The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, third-grade teacher Jane Elliott gave her class an unforgettable lesson in discrimination.
March 26, 1985
Abortion Clinic 1983 protesters
Abortion Clinic
A 1983 documentary about the experience of and conflict over abortion.
April 18, 1983