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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 23, Episode 8 A Company of Soldiers

First Aired: February 22, 2005

The Iraq War---as seen by “A Company of Soldiers” with whom a “Frontline”-BBC crew was embedded during November and December 2004. The unit: a 10-person component of the U.S. Army's 8th Cavalry Regiment. One soldier is killed in an ambush, and the crew's car is damaged by a roadside bomb, but, says producer Ed Jarvis, the film is more about the confusion and frustration that beset the group---and Iraqis they encounter---in the face of unremitting danger and uncertainty.