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Thought provoking journalism on air and online. FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go.
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Thought provoking journalism on air and online. FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go.

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Episodes

Season Two of The FRONTLINE Dispatch Coming November 29

11/15/2018
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The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a narrative podcast that expands the series' tradition of tough, fair and deeply reported long-form journalism returns November 29th for season two. Every episode will explore a different domestic or international story, told by producers and reporters around the globe. Produced at FRONTLINE's headquarters at WGBH in Boston and powered by PRX.

Duration:00:02:05

The Facebook Dilemma Part One

11/9/2018
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The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook more harmful than helpful? FRONTLINE presents The Facebook Dilemma. This major, two-part film investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room to a global empire. With dozens of original...

Duration:00:56:37

The Pension Gamble

11/7/2018
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FRONTLINE investigates the role of state governments and Wall Street in driving America’s public pensions into a multi-trillion-dollar hole. Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, and Nick Verbitsky go inside the volatile fight over pensions playing out in Kentucky, and examine the broader consequences for teachers, police, firefighters and other public employees everywhere.

Duration:00:55:58

Trump's Showdown

10/12/2018
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FRONTLINE goes inside President Trump’s fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice. With the threat of impeachment growing, this two-hour documentary from filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team traces Trump’s unprecedented war against the special counsel, the FBI, and even his own attorney general.

Duration:01:59:46

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

9/18/2018
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FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. This is the first in a series of two Documenting Hate films from FRONTLINE and ProPublica, with the second coming later this fall.

Duration:00:56:17

Left Behind America

9/12/2018
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Intimate stories of one Rust Belt city’s struggle to recover in the post-recession economy. FRONTLINE and ProPublica report on the economic and social forces shaping Dayton, Ohio, a once-booming city where nearly 35 percent of people now live in poverty.

Duration:00:56:24

Weinstein

5/24/2018
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FRONTLINE investigates how the Hollywood mogul allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades. With allegations going back to Weinstein’s early years, the updated film examines the elaborate ways he and those around him tried to silence his accusers.

Duration:00:55:55

McCain

4/19/2018
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Inside John McCain’s complicated relationship with President Donald Trump and his own Republican Party.

Duration:00:56:43

Trump's Takeover

4/11/2018
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FRONTLINE goes inside President Trump’s high-stakes battle for control of the GOP, examining how he attacked fellow Republicans and used inflammatory rhetoric that rallied his base and further divided the country in his first year as president.

Duration:00:57:12

Weinstein

3/15/2018
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FRONTLINE investigates how Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades. With allegations going back to Weinstein’s early years, the film examines the elaborate ways he and those around him tried to silence his accusers.

Duration:00:55:52

American Patriot: Inside the Armed Uprising Against the Federal Government

12/13/2017
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FRONTLINE investigates how the Bundy family's fight against the federal government invigorated armed militias and "patriot" groups — helping them grow to levels not seen in decades.

Duration:00:57:33

Poor Kids

11/30/2017
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Through the stories of three families told over the course of half a decade, FRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children in America. Originally broadcast Nov. 20, 2012. Updated Nov. 22, 2017.

Duration:00:56:26

Putin's Revenge: Part 2

11/6/2017
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The inside story of how Vladimir Putin came to see America as an enemy.

Duration:00:57:59

Putin's Revenge: Part 1

11/6/2017
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The inside story of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s conflict with the United States.

Duration:00:57:53

War on the EPA

10/17/2017
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How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the Environmental Protection Agency to running it and rolling back years of policy.

Duration:00:57:42

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

9/18/2017
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From acclaimed director Steve James, the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in relation to the 2008 financial crisis.

Duration:01:26:58

Introducing The FRONTLINE Dispatch

9/5/2017
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Introducing The FRONTLINE Dispatch, a new narrative podcast from the producers and reporters of the PBS investigative documentary series FRONTLINE. New episodes biweekly. Subscribe to The FRONTLINE Dispatch at pbs.org/frontlinedispatch.

Duration:00:02:31

Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria (Updated)

7/27/2017
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Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can’t stop. (Updated 07/25/2017)

Duration:00:56:16

Life on Parole

7/20/2017
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With unique access, go inside an effort in Connecticut to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with The New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenges of their first year on parole.

Duration:00:55:58

Bannon's War

5/24/2017
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The inside story of Trump adviser Stephen Bannon’s war — with radical Islam, Washington and White House rivals.

Duration:00:57:13