Frontline - Season 27

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Episode Guide

  • The Madoff Affair
    Episode 14
    5/12/09
    8.0
    The story of financier Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, who decided to plead guilty in March 2009 to defrauding his investors of close to $65 billion through a Ponzi scheme.
  • The Released
    Episode 14
    4/28/09
    0.0
    A look at how two mentally ill inmates in Ohio are treated after they go off their medication.
  • Poisoned Waters
    Episode 13
    4/21/09
    0.0
    A look at the health of the nation's water supply, as some testing has revealed chemicals found in everyday products in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac Rivers.
  • Black Money
    Episode 12
    4/7/09
    10
    Hosted by Lowell Bergman, this episode reveals how multinational companies, including British corporation BAE Systems, use bribery in order to obtain billion dollar contracts.
  • Sick Around America
    Episode 11
    3/31/09
    9.0
    An in-depth look at America's health care crisis which includes 46 million citizens with no health care coverage.
  • 3/24/09
    0.0
    A look at national deficit in America and how it may impact the new Obama administration. Also, a look back at why the debt is so high and discussions of how the money can be reduced.
  • 2/3/09
    9.0
    Correspondent Dave Iverson, who along with his father was diagnosed with Parksinson's disease, takes look at the issues surrounding the degenerative disorder, including how stem-cell research may help. Interviews include actor Michael J. Fox and writer Michael Kinsley who both suffer from the disease as well.
  • Dreams of Obama
    Episode 7
    1/20/09
    0.0
    A look back at how Barack Obama became the country's 44th president, with observations from those who followed him from his early Harvard Law School days, his entry into local Chicago politics and the speech that brought him national exposure at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
  • 1/6/09
    10
    A look at how Herbert Gettridge, 82, is working to rebuild his house in Lower Ninth Ward home of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
  • 11/25/08
    9.0
    A look at Venezuelan president Hugh Chavez's rise to power.
  • Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater story
    11/11/08
    0.0
    A look at Republican consultant and strategist Harvey Leroy `Lee' Atwater.
  • The War Briefing
    Episode 3
    10/28/08
    0.0
    Experts and diplomats discuss the foreign policy choices that the next president will have to face.
  • The Choice 2008
    The Choice 2008
    Episode 1
    10/14/08
    0.0
    Biographies on two candidates for President: John McCain and Barack Obama.