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PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar (more…)

Premiered: January 1, 1983

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Season 19, Episode 6 Real Justice

First Aired: November 22, 2000

Conclusion. Three criminal cases in Boston's Superior Court are followed. Two of the cases involve deaths, and all three involve plea bargaining. In one case, a mother is accused of hitting her children. A child died in another. The defendant: his teenage baby-sitter. And in the third case, two brothers are on trial for killing a man in a South Boston bar. If they plea-bargain, one would get seven years, the other 18. If they don't, both could get life.