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1000 Days of Fear: The Deadly Race at Los Alamos

1000 Days of Fear: The Deadly Race at Los Alamos
History - 3x48

1000 Days of Fear is the inside-the-barbed-wire story of the brilliant men and women who worked on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. The fascinating personalities behind the creation of the world’s first atomic bom... SEE MORE >>

Age of The Drone, The

Age of The Drone, The
Science - 1x52

A revolution is happening overhead. Super-surveillance drones that can see objects as small as six inches across and track human movements are starting to appear in our skies. Amazon.com plans to deliver goods door-to-door... SEE MORE >>

Being Mortal

Being Mortal
Current Affairs, Human Interest - 1x60

FRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mor... SEE MORE >>

Day the 60s Died, The

Day the 60s Died, The
History - 1x60

On April 30, 1970, President Richard Nixon shocked the country by announcing the United States invasion of Cambodia. At college campuses across the U.S., masses of previously uninvolved students took to the streets in p... SEE MORE >>

Edison

Edison
History - 1x113 or 2x56

He invented the light bulb, the phonograph, the movie camera, and the nickel-iron-alkaline storage battery. He devised a system for producing synthetic carbolic acid and for wireless telegraph communication between movin... SEE MORE >>

End of World War II Anniversary Programs

End of World War II Anniversary Programs
History, Science

The Bomb (working title)

For 70 years, the world has been terrified—yet also comforted—by the atomic bomb. Every generation since 1945 has grown up with the specter of nuclear holocaust, but today the threat of nuclea... SEE MORE >>

Forgotten Plague, The

Forgotten Plague, The
History, Science - 1x60

For nearly two centuries, tuberculosis was America’s leading cause of death, responsible for one in five fatalities. It shaped medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, and government polic... SEE MORE >>

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA
Current Affairs - 1x60

In Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA, FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America's gun debate. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk investigates the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consist... SEE MORE >>

In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food
Human Interest, Science - 1x60 or 1x120

What should we eat? Until the early 20th century, the answer to this question was simply dictated by what was grown nearby, readily available, and unspoiled. But 100 years later, the struggle over what to eat has become ... SEE MORE >>

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words
Human Interest - 3x60

In Their Own Words is a stylish new biography series that explores an elite few of the 20th century’s greatest figures, illuminating their fascinating personalities and profound cultural and historical impact. The seri... SEE MORE >>

Jamestown: The Starving Time

Jamestown: The Starving Time
History - 1x60

It has long been speculated that the harsh conditions faced by the colonists of Jamestown during the winter of 1609 might have made them desperate enough to eat other humans—and perhaps even commit murder to do so. A rec... SEE MORE >>

Killer Landslides

Killer Landslides
Science - 1x53

Just before 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014, an ominous rumble startled the residents of the community of Oso, Washington. It was the terrifying sound of what would become the United States’ deadliest landslide in decades. ... SEE MORE >>

Klansville U.S.A.

Klansville U.S.A.
History - 1x60

As the Civil Rights Movement grew into a force in the 1960s, the Ku Klux Klan, dormant for decades, reemerged with a vengeance. Born in Tennessee following the Civil War, the KKK had conducted an intense campaign of int... SEE MORE >>

Language Matters with Bob Holman

Language Matters with Bob Holman
Arts & Culture, Human Interest - 1x109 or 2x55

There are more than 6,000 languages remaining in the world. We lose one every two weeks; hundreds will be lost within the next generation. By the end of this century, half of the world’s languages will have vanished.In... SEE MORE >>

Last Days in Vietnam

Last Days in Vietnam
Human Interest, History - 1x114 or 1x98

Academy Award® Nominee for Best Documentary Feature

"Observant, incisive, and at times both heartrending and inspiring, the film offers the potential for further reconciliation almost 40 years after America’s final r... SEE MORE >>

Makers 2

Makers 2
Human Interest, History - 6x60

In the last half-century, women have fought their way into nearly every sphere of American life, from the battlefield to the comedy club, the soundstage to the Senate. Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documenta... SEE MORE >>

Memory of the Camps

Memory of the Camps
History - 1x57

Sixty years ago, Allied troops invaded Germany and liberated Nazi death camps. They found unspeakable horrors which still haunt the world's conscience. FRONTLINE presents a 1945 film made by British and American film crews... SEE MORE >>

Ornament of the World

Ornament of the World
Arts & Culture, History - 2x60

The history of medieval Spain is typically cast as an epic battle between local Christians and their Muslim invaders, with a small Jewish community caught in the middle, but a closer look reveals a much richer story of ... SEE MORE >>

Petra: Lost City of Stone

Petra: Lost City of Stone
History, Science - 1x53

For over a millennium, Petra was lost to the Western world and less than one percent of the city has been explored in the 200 years since its rediscovery. Now, in a daring experiment, an archaeologist and a team of scul... SEE MORE >>

Projections of America

Projections of America
History - 1x60

During the darkest hour of World War II, a team of idealistic filmmakers hoped the power of the movies could reshape the world. As Allied forces liberated Western Europe, the military campaign was accompanied by a vast ... SEE MORE >>

Putin's Way

Putin's Way
Current Affairs - 1x53

FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin’s reign in Russia. Tracing his career back over two decades, Putin’s Way reveals how the accumulation of wealth... SEE MORE >>

Return to the Wild

Return to the Wild
Human Interest - 1x56

Twenty years ago a young American hiker Chris McCandless, the accomplished son of successful middle-class parents, was found dead in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness. Return to the Wild is a gripping documenta... SEE MORE >>

Richard Pryor: Icon

Richard Pryor: Icon
History - 1x60

Richard Pryor: ICON explores how Pryor transformed from a straight-laced comedian to one of the most controversial and thought-provoking acts of his time. Sex, drugs, race—nothing was off-limits to Pryor. By changing ... SEE MORE >>

Ripley: Believe it or Not

Ripley: Believe it or Not
Arts & Culture, History - 1x60

Ripley: Believe It or Not…does a nice job of winding the clock back to a time when unusual things weren’t so omnipresent.”— The New York Times

LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, tran... SEE MORE >>

Secrets of the Colosseum

Secrets of the Colosseum
History, Science - 1x53

The Colosseum is one of the most iconic buildings of the ancient world—legendary, mythical, even magical—and it stands as a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. The spectacles staged here involved the killing ... SEE MORE >>

Seven Wonders of Brazil

Seven Wonders of Brazil
Arts & Culture, Human Interest - 1x55

Seven Wonders of Brazil journeys into the heart of Brazil, a country where football is worshipped like a national cult, to explore a much older religion—Brazilian Christianity. Robert Beckford, a British academic theo... SEE MORE >>

Sinkholes - Buried Alive

Sinkholes - Buried Alive
Science - 1x60

In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole opened up under the bedroom floor of Jeffrey Bush, swallowing the 36 year-old as he slept. His body was never found.  Bush was a victim of a sinkhole—a growing worldwi... SEE MORE >>

Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit
Human Interest, Science - 3x60

Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit takes an intimate, inside look at rare surgeries done on babies still inside their mothers’ wombs. With exclusive access to the elite Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Tr... SEE MORE >>

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