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The Man Behind WikiLeaksIn the News

The Man Behind WikiLeaks

December 16, 2010
Does the release of the Afghan War documents mean the end of secrets? The founder of WikiLeaks talks about the new world we've entered....
U.S. Citizens On the Update

U.S. Citizens On the "Kill List"?

December 10, 2010
In the new kind of conflict we're in, it's another morally oblique issue that's emerged ...
Beasts, Plagues and The End-TimeFlashback

Beasts, Plagues and The End-Time

December 9, 2010
The roots of our fascination with doom, destruction and how the world ends can be found in this one book - The Book of Revelation.
The Dancing Boys of AfghanistanIn the News

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

December 5, 2010
This ancient practice with its illicit sex trade of young boys is now another issue in the tense Washington-Kabul relationship. What the Wikileaks documents revealed--VIEW.
True to Qaeda's CauseIn the News

True to Qaeda's Cause

October 24, 2010
Gitmo detainee Omar Khadr pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier with a grenade in Afghanistan in 2002. He was 15. Khadr's sister tells FRONTLINE, so what if he did?
Powerful From the StartIn the News

Powerful From the Start

September 30, 2010
A clip on how Pete Rouse and Barack Obama first came to team up - VIEW
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"Fraudulent... deceptive..."

August 5, 2010
This from the U.S. Government Accountability Office's undercover investigation into for-profit colleges. Some of their findings might shock you...
Safer Skies?In the News

Safer Skies?

August 2, 2010
Major changes are underway for regional airlines following new legislation...
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"Not Victims ... Enablers"

July 21, 2010
That's how trustee Irving Picard described the two dozen affiliates of Fairfield Greenwich Group he sued today. He's trying to recover billions he says can be traced to the Madoff feeder fund profiled in our report The Madoff Affair.
Blast at BP Texas Refinery in '05 Foreshadowed Gulf DisasterIn the News

Blast at BP Texas Refinery in '05 Foreshadowed Gulf Disaster

July 2, 2010
Ever since the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf, Dave Senko has been tallying the similarities between what he calls "my blast" in 2005 and this BP disaster. After "his" blast killed 15 at a Texas BP refinery, investigations revealed a company that ignored warnings about the plant's deteriorating condition and instead focused on maximizing profits.
Where Are You On This One?In the News

Where Are You On This One?

May 18, 2010
Should kids who kill get life without parole? The U.S. Supreme Court announced it'll wrestle with it next session. Meanwhile -- some video, and our reporting...
A Whale Of A BusinessIn the News

A Whale Of A Business

March 1, 2010
Is there a powerful message in the story of Tilikum? View--
Report From HaitiIn the News

Report From Haiti

January 25, 2010
The courtyard is swarming with Scientologists, flown in by John Travolta... An excerpt from FRONTLINE's team in Port-au-Prince.
The Mind Reels...In the News

The Mind Reels...

December 14, 2009
Amazing footage of what it takes for us to be able to click on a switch and light up a room, a factory, a city...
Did They Get It Right?In the News

Did They Get It Right?

December 11, 2009
Here's a country that looked at good ideas in health care systems all over the world and then designed their own. How would you rate it?
Branded by WarIn the News

Branded by War

November 6, 2009
On this Veteran's Day, Nov. 11th, Americans and the U.S. military are more aware than ever of war's impact on the soldier. View--
Look BackIn the News

Look Back

November 1, 2009
A year ago, Obama was elected president, and we aired a report on his life and career. Stats show this is the most watched section from that film...
Madoff Saga In the News

Madoff Saga

October 29, 2009
The scandal's newest number? $21 billion lost by investors. View inside-the-operation stories as told by Madoff's earliest feeder (late '60s), Michael Bienes. One of our most fascinating interviews ever!
Communist China Turns 60In the News

Communist China Turns 60

September 28, 2009
The birthday is October 1st. Could Chairman Mao ever have imagined these scenes of his country today? View...
The Business of Bribes: BAEIn the News

The Business of Bribes: BAE

September 8, 2009
The latest news in our global corruption investigations: Aerospace giant BAE is now in the hot seat. View FRONTLINE's report on this fascinating tale...
Don HewittIn the News

Don Hewitt

August 27, 2009
Tributes to the impresario and creative force behind 60 Minutes continue. Some personal reflections from a former producer on the program, Lowell Bergman...
Let's Attack the Brits' NHS!In the News

Let's Attack the Brits' NHS!

August 18, 2009
It's the latest issue in the debate on overhauling health care. But just how bad is Britain's "socialized medicine"? Our video --
How'd We Get to this Point?In the News

How'd We Get to this Point?

August 9, 2009
The stats are increasingly disturbing about teens' headlong rush into sex. A clip on one factor that's propelled it...
Maybe you're next on the In the News

Maybe you're next on the "rescinded" list?

July 29, 2009
Know how easy it is to be dumped by your private health insurer when you get sick? The practice is called "rescission." Here's a clip...
Walter CronkiteIn the News

Walter Cronkite

July 23, 2009
A clip from correspondent Lowell Bergman's interview with Cronkite in 2006. It conveys how an age has passed for America and America's newscasts...
They've Waited Ten Years for this DayIn the News

They've Waited Ten Years for this Day

July 8, 2009
Back in '99, Bill Moyers spoke with two members of the U.S. Supreme Court who were deeply troubled by campaign donations' impact on elected judges. Now, a decade later...
Next On His List, a D.C. Attack?In the News

Next On His List, a D.C. Attack?

July 7, 2009
Reportedly, Baitullah Mehsud, head of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed in a U.S. drone strike. Here's a clip about him excerpted from our report on the Taliban's resurgence ...
A Clash That's Centuries OldIn the News

A Clash That's Centuries Old

June 19, 2009
Some video dealing with Iran's political paradox: A young, sophisticated society caught in a struggle the West resolved long ago -- democracy v. religious authority. From our 2002 report...
Hong Kong Remembers 1989Slideshow

Hong Kong Remembers 1989

June 7, 2009
Our man in Hong Kong sent some vivid photos. Regardless of the regime's efforts on the mainland, the memory's alive here --
Do You Remember Tiananmen?In the News

Do You Remember Tiananmen?

May 29, 2009
On the 20th anniversary -- a glimpse of its extraordinary drama, as documented by cameras and eyewitnesses...
The Power Grid?In the News

The Power Grid?

May 29, 2009
Obama's ramping up defenses to block cyberattacks. We first reported on the threat years ago. Here's a clip--
Profiles in CourageIn the News

Profiles in Courage

May 19, 2009
The financial mess? Early on, these two women sounded warnings about the conditions that largely contributed to it. Our video--
What Lies Beneath...In the News

What Lies Beneath...

May 14, 2009
Take a few minutes here to sample this boat trip on the Chesapeake Bay. It offers up some disgusting evidence of just how bad things have gotten...
Israel's Enemy WithinIn the News

Israel's Enemy Within

May 10, 2009
Prime Minister Netanyahu met with President Obama Monday. The U.S. appears ready to get tougher on new Jewish settlements; tearing down illegal ones. But how will they deal with this threat --
Where Women Are Flogged...In the News

Where Women Are Flogged...

April 23, 2009
The Taliban imposed Sharia law in Pakistan's Swat Valley -- and then, alarmingly, pushed into new areas of the country. View video of our correspondent's dangerous journey through the area they now control ...
D.C.'s AIDS EpidemicIn the News

D.C.'s AIDS Epidemic

March 17, 2009
Behind the headlines of its staggering HIV/AIDS rate -- 3 percent of residents have it -- is the familiar story of politics, social stigma, failed leadership...
Cramer v. StewartIn the News

Cramer v. Stewart

March 16, 2009
We too felt a nudge to weigh in on the week-long ballyhooed flap between these two media stars. And we've got some video...
Here is WarFRONTLINE / World

Here is War

February 28, 2009
Scenes of the hard fight that's taken hold along Afghanistan's northeast border, from a reporter who has just returned...

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