FRONTLINE - United States of Secrets

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The Program
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.…
Privacy Lost
FRONTLINE continues the dramatic inside story of mass surveillance in America with Part Two of United States of Secrets, an investigation into the hidden relationship between Silicon Valley and the…

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Privacy Lost
FRONTLINE continues the dramatic inside story of mass surveillance in America with Part Two of United States of Secrets, an investigation into the hidden relationship between Silicon Valley and the National Security Agency.
Obama at War
Part of the Series: Frontline
Tens of thousands of fresh American troops are now on the move in Afghanistan, led by a new commander and armed with a counterinsurgency plan that builds on the lessons of Iraq. But can U.S. forces succeed in a land long known as the "graveyard of empires"? And can the…
The Program
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 lengths it went to try to keep it hidden from…
Postcards from the Great Divide - Examining The Partisan Split In America
Examining the deeply partisan split among the American electorate, the series travels to key locations across the US to help provide a greater understanding of how changing demographics and political self-sorting will continue to have a profound effect on American politics for years to come. Black voters in Florida hesitating…
American Made Movie
American Made Movie is the story of America being defined by the things that we make. Regardless of our status in the world's manufacturing total, there are millions of workers who can and will build more. It's a call to action for companies to fortify the middle class backbone of…
Donald Trump: The Apprentice President - The 2016 Trump Presidential Campaign
Since announcing his candidacy, Donald Trump is everywhere. To him, it seems that nothing is taboo and no policy too outlandish to embrace. Somehow, this billionaire candidate has become the champion of ordinary America, with supporters travelling hundreds of miles just to see him. To understand this phenomenon, we followed…
The Hunting of a President - Redux - Partisan Vendettas Against the Clintons
There can be no doubt that we live in one of the most tumultuous political climates of the nation's history, a climate where politicians can be toppled on a whim, election results disputed in the country's highest courts, and governors unceremoniously recalled. It's enough to leave even the most cynical…
Firestone and the Warlord
Part of the Series: Frontline
Frontline and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company's Liberia rubber plantation, and diplomatic cables and court documents, the investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.
Starving the Beast - The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America's Public Universities
As college tuition skyrockets and student debt explodes, a powerful new documentary reveals a nationwide fight for control of the heart, soul and finances of America's public universities. STARVING THE BEAST tells the story of a potent one-two punch roiling public higher education right now: 35 years of systematic defunding…
Gunned Down - The Power of the NRA
Part of the Series: Frontline
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 its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America.…
Sin Pais (Without Country)
In 1992, Sam and Elida Mejia left Guatemala during a violent civil war and brought their one-year old son, Gilbert, to California. The Mejia's settled in the Bay Area, and for the past 17 years they have worked multiple jobs to support their family, paid their taxes, and saved enough…
Secrets, Politics, and Torture
Part of the Series: Frontline
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 interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film…