A investigation into global fraud, following the trail of Bernard L Madoff.
Life inside North Korea is documented. Included: footage smuggled from inside the dictatorial state; insights from recent defectors who are now living in South Korea.
Profiling Lee Harvey Oswald, the man believed to have assassinated President Kennedy. Included: Oswald's childhood; his service in the Marine Corps; and his 1959 defection to the Soviet Union.
A look at how social media and big brands are helping modern day teens for their sense of identity and connection. Also a look at how the companies co-opt young consumers into how they represent themselves online.
Reporting on Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down from his position as the worldwide leader of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the first pope in 600 years to move on voluntarily.
Tuberculosis was once thought to be a disease of the past. But with virulent new drug-resistant strains emerging faster than ever, TB — passed simply by a cough or a sneeze — is the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease on the planet. In “TB Silent Killer,” premiering Tuesday, March 25, FRONTLINE presents an unforgettable portrait of the lives at the pandemic’s epicenter.
Inmates who live in solitary confinement in American prisoners are examined. The prison officers discuss why they do or don't think it's a useful tool to use.
The show takes a look at mass incarceration in America through the prism of a housing project in Louisville.
Part 1 of 2. The history of the NSA surveillance program.
Part 2 of 2. The history of the NSA surveillance program.
An effort in Louisiana to create a new city.
How the US got involved in Iraq and how it's getting pulled back in.
Stopping Ebola in Sierra Leone and going after the terrorist group in Nigeria.
The use of antibiotics in food animals; a bacteria outbreak.
FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. As part of a special FRONTLINE series, correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company’s Liberia rubber plantation, and diplomatic cables and court documents, the investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.