Frontline - Season 25

Tuesday 9:00 PM on PBS Premiered Jan 17, 1983 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Living Old
    Episode 5
    With a fast growing segment of elderly people in the U.S. population the already overburdened healthcare system is standing on the threshold of a major crisis. Because of medical advances a huge number of Americans now live longer and healthier lives. But there are also unintended consequences: millions of people live longer with chronic illnesses and a protracted physical decline that requires an immense amount of care.moreless
  • A Hidden Life
    Episode 4
    Frontline investigates the story of Mayor Jim West, who was on the one hand sponsoring a legislation against gays teaching in public schools, but in his private life luring young men into sexual relationships over the internet. In a media climate where sexual scandals dominate the headlines, this episode analyses the complex relationship between politics, sexuality, fear and judgement.moreless
  • The Lost Year in Iraq
    Frontline follows the story of Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III, who tried to build a new nation and establish democracy in the Middle East after the fall of Saddam Hussein. After one year of struggling with the Iraqi police, army and Baathist government, Bremer was forced to exit Iraq and left behind lawlessness, insurgency, economic collapse, death and destruction.moreless
  • The Enemy Within
    The Enemy Within
    Episode 2
    Frontline investigates the domestic counterterrorism efforts five years after the attacks on 9/11. Despite a multibillion-dollar reorganization of the government agencies there are still major flaws in finding the enemies within the United States and defeating them.
  • 10/3/06
    Frontline investigates the secret front in the war on terror in the area along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The Taliban and their supporters use the region for launching attacks against U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Also Pakistan is suspected of harboring Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri.