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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 21, Episode 6 Let's Get Married

First Aired: November 14, 2002

Author Alex Kotlowitz looks at how the decline of marriage and the rise of divorce is affecting American families socially and economically. Kotlowitz visits Oklahoma (which has one of the highest divorce rates), where he says too many people marry capriciously; and inner-city Chicago, where he says too many people are too cautious about marriage. He also interviews social scientists, "marriage movement" activists, Oklahoma governor Frank Keating and Bush-administration official Wade Horn.

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October 17, 2002

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Season 21, Episode 7

November 21, 2002