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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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User Rating:3.68 out of 5 (68 ratings)

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Tuesday TV: A Henson Challenge, Brooklyn Finale, NCIS's Big Easy Spinoff

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Secrets, Politics and Torture Season 33, Episode 11 May 19, 2015 $2.99

The film investigates the CIA's controversial interrogation methods and whether they worked.

The Trouble with Chicken Season 33, Episode 10 May 12, 2015 $2.99

Examine the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat.

Outbreak Season 33, Episode 9 May 5, 2015 $2.99

Learn the inside story of the tragic missteps in the response to the Ebola epidemic.

American Terrorist Season 33, Episode 8 Apr 21, 2015 Paid

FRONTLINE investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, the film reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.

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Secrets, Politics and Torture(Season 33, Episode 11) PBS

The CIA's controversial interrogation methods are examined via recently declassified documents; and interviews with political leaders and CIA insiders. Included: what the CIA did; and whether the tactics worked.

Tue May 26 10:00pm
Obama at WarNew(Season 33, Episode 12) PBS

An examination of the Obama administration's handling of ISIS and the civil war in Syria. Included: remarks from military and diplomatic leaders.

Wed May 27 3:00am
Obama at WarNew(Season 33, Episode 12) PBS

An examination of the Obama administration's handling of ISIS and the civil war in Syria. Included: remarks from military and diplomatic leaders.

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  • Premiered: January 1, 1983
  • Rating: None
  • User Rating:3.68 out of 5 (68 ratings)
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  • Premise: 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)

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