Activist Marion Stokes secretly recorded American television 24 hours a day from 1975 to 2012, creating an invaluable comprehensive archive of the media. Her 70,000 VHS tapes reveal how television shaped – and continues to shape – our world.
After a week of violence, grief and horror, with five police officers shot dead in Dallas, and two African American men shot dead by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana, this news special will dig deep to explore the roots of these events, competing accounts of responsibility and justice, and televise the conversation that […]
PBS invites America to be a part of its biggest initiative yet, PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling initiative that seeks to define what it really means to be an American today.
Step inside the Newark Police Department – one of many troubled forces ordered to reform. Writer and historian Jelani Cobb examines allegations of police abuses and the challenge of fixing a broken relationship with the community.
This special report focuses on the frustration pouring out onto American streets, outrage about police brutality, and America’s deep systemic racial disparities in the economy, education, criminal justice system, housing, and health care, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As young children, they lived through the Holocaust. Now, some of the last remaining survivors recount their memories and the lingering trauma. FRONTLINE offers a haunting look at how disturbing childhood experiences and unimaginable loss have impacted their daily lives and relationships – from survivor’s guilt, to crises of faith and second-generation trauma.
A rare and harrowing look inside a hospital hard-hit by the coronavirus in northern Italy, following the stories of an ER doctor, her staff and patients battling COVID-19. With unprecedented and intimate access, FRONTLINE goes inside a besieged hospital unit in the region at the epicenter of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak, where doctors and nurses try to save the lives of patients battling COVID-19 without contracting the highly infectious disease themselves. Filmed during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, “Inside Italy’s COVID War” documents haunting, heroic scenes — from the darkest days, to the signs of hope.
STELLA & CO : A ROMANTIC MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT AGING is full of wonderful stories about what it’s like to age in North America. Unlike other cultures that revere their elders, Americans tend to place older people aside.
Uncover a horrifying secret buried within one tight-knit suburban family’s home video footage – a secret that, when revealed, leads to a media firestorm, a high-stakes court battle and a determination to heal.
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