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Frontline: Obama's Deal - Inside the Battle for Health Care Reform
PBS
Health care reform was the first big policy deal taken on by the Obama administration. Many said the young president bet the mid-term elections, possibly his presidency, on the outcome. In a new investigation, FRONTLINE goes behind closed doors at…
Trump's Road to the White House
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
A comprehensive investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through revealing interviews with campaign insiders and key players, this documentary tells the inside story of how, despite historically high unfavorability ratings, Trump successfully tapped into the…
The Program
Part of the Series: FRONTLINE - United States of Secrets
PBS
How did the government come to spy on millions of Americans? In United States of Secrets, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of the U.S. government's massive and controversial secret surveillance program -- and the…
Money, Power and Wall Street
PBS
In a special 4-hour investigation, FRONTLINE tells the inside story of the struggles to rescue and repair a shattered economy, exploring key decisions, missed opportunities, and the unprecedented and uneasy partnership between government leaders and titans of finance that affects…
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Dropout Nation
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
What does it take to save a student? Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school without diplomas - an epidemic so out of control that nobody knows the exact number. What is clear…
Divided States of America: Part 1
PBS
Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA PART 1 looks back at events during President Barack Obama's years in office that revealed deep divisions in our country. The documentary offers an in-depth view of the partisan gridlock in…
Gunned Down - The Power of the NRA
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America's gun debate. Veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk investigates the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in defeating new gun control legislation. Gunned Down investigates how the NRA uses…
Top Secret America - The Hidden Legacy of 9/11
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk (Bush's War, The Torture Question) teams up with Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist Dana Priest to reveal an unprecedented yet largely invisible legacy of 9/11: the creation of a vast maze of clandestine government and private…
The Choice 2012
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
It's been called the starkest choice in years, between two men with sharply different backgrounds, views, and prescriptions for fixing the country's problems. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to tell their own stories,…
Netanyahu at War
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
The inside story of the bitter clash between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Amid violence in the Middle East, the film traces Netanyahu's rise to power and his high-stakes fight with the president over Iran's nuclear program.
President Trump
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
An examination of the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews with advisors, business associates, and biographers reveal how Trump transformed himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president.
Divided States of America: Part 2
PBS
In this investigation of the deep political divisions and bitter polarization that grew during the Obama presidency, examine racial tensions in America, the war for control of the GOP and the growing dysfunction in Washington.
Inside Obama's Presidency
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to…
Secrets, Politics, and Torture
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk (United States of Secrets, Losing Iraq, Bush's War, The Torture Question) comes the dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on recently declassified documents and…
Losing Iraq
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
In a special developing report, FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the investigative team behind The Lost Year in Iraq,…
Cliffhanger
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
FRONTLINE investigates the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt and deficit. Drawing on interviews with key players in Congress and the White House, FRONTLINE goes behind the scenes to show how a…
FRONTLINE - United States of Secrets
PBS
FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of the U.S. government's massive and controversial secret surveillance program--and the lengths they went to trying to keep it hidden from the public. Part one goes inside Washington to…
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Frontline: Divided States of America - From the Obama Administration to Trump
PBS
In DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA, FRONTLINE investigates the partisanship that gridlocked Washington in the Obama era and the polarized America that Donald Trump inherits as president.
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