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Searching for Afghanistan’s Missing Women
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: Correspondent Ramita Navai talks about investigating the Taliban’s crackdown on women for the documentary “Afghanistan Undercover.”
August 11, 2022
What’s the Status of Healthcare for Women in Afghanistan Under the Taliban?
Before the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in August 2021, many women and girls were already struggling to receive adequate healthcare. A year later, the situation has worsened, sources told FRONTLINE.
August 9, 2022
‘Say to the Whole World, They Don’t Let Us Talk’: Women Held for ‘Immoral Behavior’ at a Taliban Prison Speak Out
In the FRONTLINE documentary ‘Afghanistan Undercover,’ Ramita Navai reports the Taliban has jailed women for ‘immoral behavior’ and held them without trial. Watch an excerpt.
August 9, 2022
How Moratoriums & Rental Assistance Impacted Evictions in the U.S. During COVID-19
Rental assistance and eviction moratoriums helped more than a million households avoid losing their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as protections expire and funds deplete, evictions are once again approaching pre-pandemic levels.
July 26, 2022
‘Wherever I Am Is Her Home’: A Mother and Her Young Daughter Navigate Eviction
Amid the COVID pandemic, Alexys Hatcher lost her job and then her home — despite a federal moratorium on evictions. Meet Hatcher and her young daughter in a scene from FRONTLINE and Retro Report’s new documentary, ‘Facing Eviction.’
July 26, 2022
Ivana Trump, ‘Every Bit as Ambitious as Donald,’ Has Died at Age 73
The Trumps’ often tumultuous relationship and Ivana’s role in Donald’s business ventures featured in a 2020 FRONTLINE documentary.
July 15, 2022
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Facing Eviction
Families struggle to keep their homes during the pandemic, despite a federal ban on evictions.
July 26, 2022
How the Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority Came to Be
As a new U.S. Supreme Court term begins, revisit FRONTLINE documentaries that show how conservatives gained a court majority and give context for last term's major decisions on abortion, guns & more.
July 6, 2022
Mass Shootings, a Supreme Court Ruling, Bipartisan Legislation: How America Reached This Moment on Guns
FRONTLINE has been chronicling America’s dialogue on guns for years. Get the backstory on the recent news in these documentaries.
June 29, 2022
The Supreme Court Has Overturned 'Roe v. Wade.' These Documentaries Show How We Got Here.
Overriding nearly five decades of legal precedent, the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. These documentaries offer context on how America reached this moment.
June 24, 2022
American Reckoning
Who killed Wharlest Jackson Sr.? In investigating the unsolved 1967 murder of a local NAACP leader, "American Reckoning" reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and Black resistance.
June 22, 2022
Police on Trial
FRONTLINE and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters from our local journalism partner Star Tribune examine one of the most pivotal events in the history of race and policing in America.
June 22, 2022