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  • The Battle for Syria

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    S 2012 : Ep 09.18.12 - 9/18/12

    "As fighting rages in the streets of Syria\'s largest city, FRONTLINE producer Jamie Doran and correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journey to the heart of the insurgency, inside the rebel groups that are waging a full-scale assault on the forces of President Bashar al-Assad. Within "liberated zones" near the city of Aleppo, the rebels not only fight the Syrian Army, but struggle against each other in a bitter rivalry between secular and Islamist fighters. "The Battle for Syria" is an unprecedented portrait of Syria\'s rebel leaders, the toll of the war on civilians, and the outlines of a potential struggle for power in post-Assad Syria. Also this hour: a look inside the House of Assad.moreless
  • Alaska Gold

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    S 2012 : Ep 07.25.12 - 7/24/12

    Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery, and to mineral deposits estimated to be worth nearly $500 billion. FRONTLINE probes the fault lines of a growing battle between those who depend on this extraordinary fishery for a living, the mining companies pushing to extract the minerals and the political framework that will ultimately decide the outcome.moreless
  • Fast Times at West Philly High

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    S 2012 : Ep 07.18.12 - 7/17/12

    July 17, 2012 magazine: Fast Times at West Philly High and Middle School Moment
  • ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America

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    S 2012 : Ep 07.11.12 - 7/10/12

    Every 10 minutes, someone in the U.S. contracts HIV. Half are black. A FRONTLINE special presentation, "ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America" is a groundbreaking two-hour exploration of one of the country's most urgent, preventable health crises. People on the front lines tell moving stories of the battle to contain the spread of the virus, and the opportunity to finally turn the tide of the epidemic.moreless
  • Dollars and Dentists

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    S 2012 : Ep 06.26.12 -

    Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net. Poor children, entitled by law to dental care, often cannot find a dentist willing to see them. Others kids receive excessive care billed to Medicaid, or major surgery for preventable tooth infections. For adults with dental disease, the situation can be as dire - and bankrupting. While millions of Americans use emergency rooms for dental care, at a cost of more than half a billion dollars, corporate dental chains are filling the gaps in care, in some cases allegedly overcharging patients or loading them with high priced credit card debt. Correspondent Miles O'Brien investigates the flaws in our dental system and nascent proposals to fix them.moreless
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen

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    S 2012 : Ep 05.30.12 -

    In "Al Qaeda in Yemen," award-winning reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels deep into Yemen's radical heartland to investigate how Al Qaeda and affiliated militants have seized control of parts of southern Yemen '? and are winning some popular support.moreless
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen

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    S 2012 : Ep 05.29.12 -

    Since the death of Osama bin Laden, Yemen has become the hottest front in the war against Al Qaeda. Now, with headlines about a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner, award-winning reporter and FRONTLINE correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels into the heart of Yemen's radical heartland. His first hand report shows how members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have taken advantage of turmoil in the country to impose their rule on areas of south Yemen. As the US expands its drone war to prevent terrorists from establishing a new safe haven, FRONTLINE shows how AQAP is taking control of towns and cities in an attempt to establish its own state. Also in this hour, the story of Al Qaeda operative Fahd al Quso -- killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen early this month - as told by former FBI agent Ali Soufan who first interrogated him before 9/11.moreless
  • Cell Tower Deaths

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    S 2012 : Ep 05.23.12 -

    To satisfy the ever-increasing demand for cell phone service, tower climbers install and service cell antennas, a job that requires them to ascend hundreds of feet. Across the country, some of these workers have fallen to their deaths from cell phone towers. FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate this hidden and deadly cost of the smartphone revolution.moreless
  • Money, Power and Wall Street: Part Four

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    S 2012 : Ep 05.01.12 -

    FRONTLINE probes a Wall Street culture that remains focused on risky trades. Bankers left an ugly trail of deals extending from small U.S. cities to big European capitals. For more than three years, regulators have tried to fix an industry steeped in conflicts of interest, excessive risk taking, and incentives to cheat. New regulations are being written, but can they fend off the next crisis?moreless
  • The FRONTLINE Interview: Richard Kovacevich

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    S 2012 : Ep 04.24.12 -

    The former chair and CEO of Wells Fargo, Kovacevich was a strong opponent of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), under which his bank was forced to accept a $25 billion capital injection from the federal government.moreless
  • Money, Power and Wall Street: Part Two

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    S 2012 : Ep 04.24.12 -

    Beginning with the government bailout of the collapsing investment bank Bear Stearns in the spring of 2008, FRONTLINE examines how the country's leaders -- Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and New York Federal Reserve President Timothy Geithner -- struggled to respond to a financial crisis that caught them by surprise.moreless
  • The FRONTLINE Interview: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

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    S 2012 : Ep 04.24.12 -

    Vice chair of the House Republican Conference, Rodgers (R-Wash.) is very critical of President Obama's handling of the crisis. She says the president did not take a very cooperative approach with Republicans in developing a policy response to the crisis, and says his attitude on the stimulus bill was "take it or leave it."moreless
  • Money, Power and Wall Street: Part One

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    S 2012 : Ep 04.24.12 -

    As Wall Street innovated, its revenues skyrocketed, and financial institutions of all stripes tied their fortunes to one another. FRONTLINE probes deeply into the story of the big banks -- how they developed, how they profited, and how the model that produced unfathomable wealth planted the seeds of financial destruction.moreless
  • The Real CSI

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    S 2012 : Ep 04.18.12 -

    Evidence collected at crime scenes -- everything from fingerprints to bite marks -- is routinely called upon in the courtroom to prosecute the most difficult crimes and put the accused behind bars. And though glamorized on commercial television, in the real world it's not so cut-and-dried. FRONTLINE investigates the serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science.moreless
  • Murdoch's Scandal

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    S 2012 : Ep 03.27.12 -

    Over half a century Rupert Murdoch's business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world's most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat - not from outside competition, but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail, and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. It has also cracked open the insular world of the Murdoch family, its news executives, and the political elite who court their favor. Today, the 80-year-old owner of the Wall Street Journal and FOX News Channel is in the fight of his life. In a joint production with the CBC, FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman tells the story of the battle over the future of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch's reputation and his family's fortunes.moreless
  • Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

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    S 2012 : Ep 02.28.12 - 2/28/12

    In the desperate hours and days after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the fate of thousands of Japanese citizens fell into the hands of a small corps of engineers, firemen and soldiers who risked their lives to prevent the Daiichi nuclear complex from complete meltdown. This is their story, with rare footage from inside the plant and eyewitness testimony from the people on the frontlines.moreless
  • The Interrupters

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    S 2012 : Ep 02.14.12 - 2/14/12

    From acclaimed producer-director Steve James ("Hoop Dreams") and best-selling author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz ("There Are No Children Here"), an unusually intimate journey into the stubborn persistence of violence in our cities.
  • Nuclear Aftershocks

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    S 2012 : Ep 01.17.12 - 1/17/12

    FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to three continents to explore the revived debate about the safety of nuclear power, the options for alternative energy sources, and questions about whether a disaster like the one at Fukushima could happen in the United States.moreless
  • Opium Brides

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    S 2012 : Ep 01.04.12 - 1/3/12

    Jan. 3 2012 magazine: The Secret War and Opium Brides.
  • A Perfect Terrorist

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    S 2011 : Ep 11.23.11 - 11/23/11

    FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai.
  • A Perfect Terrorist - Preview

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    11/22/11

    Investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Coleman Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to master plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. 11/22/2011
  • Gavriel Holtzberg Thanks Chabad House Donors

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    11/22/11

    Filmed after the Holtzbergs moved from a Mumbai hotel room to the Nariman House. Their new multi-story building, purchased in part with a financial gift from the Rohr family, allows for regular guests, meals and study. The Chabad House was later attacked by Lashkar-i-Taiba during its siege of Mumbai in November 2008. Gavriel, his wife, Rivka, and four others were killed.moreless
  • Syria Undercover

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    S 2011 : Ep 11.09.11 - 11/8/11

    Magazine airing November 8, 2011: "Syria Undercover" and "The Regime."
  • On Finding Out Has HIV

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    11/7/11

    Magic Johnson had traveled to Utah for a preseason game when he received an unexpected phone call from his doctor telling him he needed to return home immediately. Johnson tells FRONTLINE his main concern was "How am I going to live for a long time?"moreless
  • Terrorist Tries to Save Himself

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    10/20/11

    Thanks to a motion filed by FRONTLINE and ProPublica, the public has a rare opportunity to hear how confessed Mumbai terrorist David Headley tried to save himself from extradition and the death penalty after his arrest in October 2009. In this clip, Headley does his best to show the FBI agents interrogating him that his cooperation could be mutually advantageous.moreless
  • A Terrorist Speaks

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    10/20/11

    Newly released interrogation videos show David Coleman Headley, who admitted participating in the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, desperately trying to cut a deal with FBI agents interrogating him after his arrest. "I know you have plenty of evidence against me, but really I'm just providing you more and more evidence against me, and you aren't making any arrests," he told them.moreless
  • Lost In Detention

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    S 2011 : Ep 10.18.11 - 10/18/11

    More than one million immigrants have been deported since President Obama took office. Under his administration, deportations and detentions have reached record levels. The get-tough policy has brought complaints of abuse and harsh treatment, including charges that families have been unfairly separated after being caught in the nationwide dragnet. The administration has promised to make the detention system more humane, and more selectively target the most serious criminals. But it faces Republican critics who urge stricter measures -- and a growing backlash among Latino voters, a key 2012 electoral force. In a co-production with the Investigative Reporting Workshop, correspondent Maria Hinojosa investigates Obama's enforcement strategies and journeys into the secretive world of immigrant detention, with a penetrating look at who is being detained and what is happening to these detainees.moreless
  • The Anthrax Files

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    S 2011 : Ep 10.11.11 - 10/11/11

    FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers team up for a hard look at the FBI's investigation of the country's most notorious act of bioterrorism.
  • The Man Behind the Mosque

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    S 2011 : Ep 09.27.11 - 9/27/11

    The inside story of America's most controversial building.
  • The Interrogator

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    S 2011 : Ep 09.13.11 - 9/13/11

    Former FBI agent Ali Soufan says critical CIA intelligence about Al Qaeda was not communicated to the FBI. If that information had been shared, Soufan says, "The world would be very different today."moreless
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