From the coronavirus to the Supreme Court, watch these FRONTLINE documentaries for context on four key subjects that are slated for discussion in the presidential debate.
September 29, 2020
“So much of who he is comes back to that,” journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas says of Biden's stutter in "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 22, 2020
“Donald Trump yelled at his classmates. He pushed them around. … He ruled dormitory life with an iron fist,” Trump biographer Marc Fisher says in "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 22, 2020
As America Reaches 200,000 COVID Deaths, President Trump’s Early Approach to the Virus Draws Scrutiny
“This unwillingness to think about the implications meant that there was no strategic planning going on,” John Bolton says in a scene from FRONTLINE’s "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 21, 2020
In Wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death, McConnell Reverses Course on Supreme Court Vacancy; Vows Vote on Nominee
It’s a markedly different approach than he took in the previous presidential election year of 2016, when a different Supreme Court justice died more than eight months before voters went to the polls.
September 19, 2020
A Newark Officer Was Filmed Punching Someone. Jelani Cobb Asked a Police Union Head If It Was Justified.
Their resulting conversation in the new FRONTLINE documentary “Policing the Police 2020” illustrates the debate over use of force in policing: what’s legal, what’s justified and whether those definitions should change.
September 15, 2020
“I Don’t Want to Live Like This Forever”: A 14-Year-Old’s Story of “Hidden Homelessness” Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Meet Kyah, who makes a bed for herself out of blankets on the floor each night, in a scene from FRONTLINE's "Growing Up Poor in America."
September 8, 2020
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September 4, 2020
“I am willing to help, 100 percent,” the teacher recalls saying. Watch a scene from "Love, Life & the Virus."
August 11, 2020
FRONTLINE investigated the challenges facing the embattled organization earlier this year in "NRA Under Fire."
August 6, 2020
She Has Cancer and Is High-Risk for COVID Complications. But Like Many Essential Farmworkers, She Can’t Stay Home
Sinthia Hernandez’s story helps reveal “COVID’s Hidden Toll” on workers maintaining America’s food supply, many of them undocumented immigrants.
July 21, 2020
When ISIS massacred some 1,700 Iraqi cadets from Camp Speicher, one woman and her town helped save an estimated 850 others from meeting the same fate.
July 14, 2020