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The Power of Big Oil (Part One: Denial)
In an epic three-part documentary series, FRONTLINE investigates the decades-long failure to confront the threat of climate change and the role of the fossil fuel industry. This is Part One.
May 13, 2022
Minneapolis Agrees to Pay $200,000 to Settle Discrimination Complaints by Two Former Police Officers
Colleen Ryan alleged she was denied promotion because she's an openly gay woman, while former Deputy Chief Art Knight alleged his demotion was retaliatory.
May 12, 2022
'This Tears my Soul Apart': A Ukrainian Boy and an Execution
Fifteen-year-old Yura’s extraordinary account alleging an attempted execution by Russian soldiers stands out as international justice experts descend on Bucha, a center of horrors and possible war crimes in Ukraine.
May 12, 2022
The U.S. COVID Death Toll Has Passed 1 Million. These Documentaries Offer Context.
These 14 FRONTLINE documentaries, all available to stream, examine the national and global toll of the coronavirus.
May 5, 2022
Inside Big Oil's Push Against Climate Change Action
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: The fossil fuel industry cast doubt on climate change for decades, even as the scientific evidence grew stronger and the warnings more dire. Investigative reporter Russell Gold joins executive producer Raney Aronson-Rath to discuss FRONTLINE’s three-part series “The Power of Big Oil.”
May 4, 2022
‘Roe v. Wade’ Appears Poised to Fall. These Documentaries Show How We Got Here.
Watch documentaries chronicling America’s abortion battle and the transformation of the U.S. Supreme Court.
May 3, 2022
The Fossil Fuel Industry Marketed Natural Gas as a Cleaner Alternative. But They Weren’t Monitoring for Methane Leaks, Former Exxon Mobil Engineer Says.
“There wasn't much appetite for management to measure methane leakage because, if they found out there was a problem, they would have to do something about it,” Dar-Lon Chang says in ‘The Power of Big Oil, Part Three: Delay.’
May 3, 2022
California Is Investigating Big Oil for Allegedly Misleading the Public on Recycling
California's attorney general is investigating oil and gas companies for allegedly deceiving the public that most plastic can be recycled, citing NPR and FRONTLINE's investigation of the industry.
April 28, 2022
A Government Scientist Warned About Climate Change in 2001. Exxon Mobil Sought to Have Him Removed.
The oil company “tried to control the discussion of the United States,” Michael MacCracken says in ‘Doubt,’ part two of the three-part documentary series ‘The Power of Big Oil.’
April 26, 2022
‘Truth Has Nothing to Do With Who Wins the Argument’: New Details on Big Oil’s Campaign to Defeat Climate Action
The fossil fuel industry employed PR tactics in the 1990s to emphasize uncertainty on climate change, episode one of the three-part documentary series ‘The Power of Big Oil’ reports in new detail.
April 19, 2022
The Making of an Election Myth
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: How did a stolen election myth make its way to the center of American politics? A.C. Thompson, correspondent, and Samuel Black, director and producer of the FRONTLINE and ProPublica documentary “Plot to Overturn the Election,” discuss.
April 15, 2022
War Crimes Watch: The Woman Who Would Make Putin Pay
Ukraine’s prosecutor general has already opened over 8,000 criminal investigations related to the war and identified over 500 suspects, including Russian ministers, military commanders and propagandists. From our investigation with the AP, read and watch.
April 15, 2022
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