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Air Date: Tue, May 5, 2020 9:00 PM
Follow the evolution of Bush’s presidency, from 9/11 and the ensuing war in Iraq to his second term challenges, including anthrax scares, threat levels, Hurricane Katrina and the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression.
Air Date: Mon, May 4, 2020 9:00 PM
Explore Bush’s tumultuous youth and his unorthodox road to the presidency via the contested election of 2000. The new administration’s focus on domestic issues is abruptly brought to a halt by the shocking terrorist attacks of 9/11.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 5, 2020 10:00 PM
Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometers of scorpion-infested Mexican jungle to reach the caves, he faces the terror of being lost in an underwater silt cloud.
Air Date: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 9:00 PM
Rev. Mitsuo “Mits” Aoki, a pioneer of Hawai‘i’s hospice movement and founder of the University of Hawaii School of Religion, passed away in August 2010. This film from 2003 highlights his own transformative near-death experience; his therapeutic work with terminally-ill cancer patients; the death of his wife Evelyn; and thoughts about his own mortality.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 10:00 PM
Inside the brutal battle to defeat ISIS in Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. Filmed across the entire nine-month campaign, the documentary features extraordinary combat footage of one Iraqi Special Forces unit that bore the brunt of the fighting.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 10:00 PM
On the 16th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, FRONTLINE rebroadcasts the extraordinary saga of FBI special agent John O’Neill. As the bureau’s top counterterrorism agent, O’Neill – who investigated the bombings of the U.S.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 9:00 PM
NOVA reveals the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany’s war zeppelins, which rained death down on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 10:00 PM
As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top security officials describe their struggle to contain the unprecedented threat revealed by attacks in France and Belgium.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 10:00 PM
FRONTLINE digs deep to tell the inside story of the creation of ISIS and learn how the U.S. missed the many warning signs. The film uncovers the terror group’s earliest plans, the Islamic radicals who became its leaders and the American failures to stop the group’s brutal rise.
Air Date: Mon, May 1, 2017 10:00 PM
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film National Bird, Heather, a former U.S. military drone pilot who is now a masseuse, talks about the emotional distress caused by knowing she was responsible for the deaths of people, something she tried to push out of her mind but found impossible to shake.
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