A FRONTLINE election special: the lives, fears and hopes of Americans from the pandemic to the polls. Filmed around the country for much of the year, Americans confront the pandemic, racial tensions, the polarizing election and its aftermath.
Investigating the lives and characters of Joe Biden and Donald Trump as they compete to be president. Those who know them best reveal key moments that made both men and shape how they would lead America through a time of crisis.
FRONTLINE investigates race, policing and the movement to hold police departments accountable. In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, reporter Jelani Cobb examines prospects for reform, and returns to the case of one troubled department he first visited in 2016. Pictured: a demonstrator raises his arms toward a convoy of police vehicles during a protest in Oakland, California in May 2020.
A mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby. How the coronavirus hit one immigrant family, their struggle to be reunited, and the community that rallied around them.
How the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers. Stories from the pandemic’s invisible victims, including crucial farm and meat-packing workers who lack protections and have been getting sick.
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
As COVID-19 spread from Asia to the Middle East to Europe, why was the U.S. caught so unprepared? Despite repeated warnings of a potent contagion headed our way, America's leaders failed to prepare and protect us. Why and who is accountable?