Patrice Taddonio

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‘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
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
Watch a Decade of Documentaries on Climate Change & Other Environmental Threats
Ahead of FRONTLINE’s three-part series ‘The Power of Big Oil,’ revisit our reporting on how we reached this moment.
April 12, 2022
Who Fueled Donald Trump’s Stolen Election Myth?
In the opening moments of ‘Plot to Overturn the Election,’ a new documentary from FRONTLINE and ProPublica, A.C. Thompson begins a journey to find out.
March 29, 2022
‘A White-Knuckle Moment’ for Democracy: How Nancy Pelosi Responded as Jan. 6 and Its Aftermath Unfolded
"Nancy Pelosi was the one leading the country in that moment," Pelosi’s former chief of staff Judy Lemons says in the opening scene from the new documentary ‘Pelosi’s Power.’
March 22, 2022
What an ‘Unhinged’ Meeting Reveals About Vladimir Putin’s War on Ukraine
Watch the opening scene of the new FRONTLINE documentary ‘Putin’s Road to War,’ on what led up to the Russian president’s invasion of Ukraine and how he wields power.
March 15, 2022
11 Years into the Syrian Conflict, Explore its Evolution, Toll & Putin’s Role
Years before his full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin’s intervention to help President Bashar al-Assad stay in power in Syria was accused of targeting civilians and fueling a refugee crisis.
March 11, 2022
Examining Putin: As Russia’s President Wages War on Ukraine, Revisit Our In-Depth Reporting
Explore Putin’s rise, his grievances with the West and his previous actions involving Ukraine.
March 3, 2022
‘A Different Kind of Story’: Brad Lichtenstein and Yoruba Richen on Making ‘American Reckoning’
The filmmakers discuss the roots and making of their multilayered documentary about Black opposition to racist violence during the civil rights era.
February 16, 2022
A New Job. A Racial Barrier Broken. Then, a Bombing.
The unsolved civil-rights-era murder of Wharlest Jackson Sr. in Natchez, Mississippi, is at the center of the new documentary ‘American Reckoning.’
February 15, 2022