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List of "Frontline" Episodes


Contents:

19831984198519861987198819891990
1991199219931994199519961997199819992000
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010
2011

1983[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "An Unauthorized History of the NFL" William Cran January 17, 1983 (1983-01-17)
02 "88 Seconds in Greensboro" William Cran January 24, 1983 (1983-01-24)
03 "In the Shadow of the Capitol" Hector Galan January 31, 1983 (1983-01-31)
04 "A Chinese Affair" John David Rabinovitch February 7, 1983 (1983-02-07)
05 "God's Banker" Peter Bate, David Kuhn February 14, 1983 (1983-02-14)
06 "Pentagon, Inc." Sherry Jones February 21, 1983 (1983-02-21)
07 "Gunfight USA" Steve Weissman February 28, 1983 (1983-02-28)
08 "Children of Pride" Carole Langer March 7, 1983 (1983-03-07)
09 "A Journey to Russia" Wayne Ewing March 21, 1983 (1983-03-21)
10 "Daisy: Story of a Facelift" Michael Rubbo March 28, 1983 (1983-03-28)
11 "Space: The Race for High Ground" Jeremy Taylor, John Palfreman, Judith Vecchione April 11, 1983 (1983-04-11)
12 "Abortion Clinic" Mark Obenhaus April 18, 1983 (1983-04-18)
13 "Crisis in Zimbabwe" Christopher Jeans April 25, 1983 (1983-04-25)
14 "Air Crash" John David Rabinovich May 2, 1983 (1983-05-02)
June 9, 1982 crash of Pan Am Flight 759.
15 "Looking for Mao" Irv Drasnin May 9, 1983 (1983-05-09)
16 "Israel: Between the River and the Sea" Ram Levy, Ben Loeterman May 16, 1983 (1983-05-16)
17 "In Our Water" Meg Switzgable May 23, 1983 (1983-05-23)
18 "Vietnam Memorial" Steve York, Foster Wiley May 30, 1983 (1983-05-30)
19 "For the Good of All" Mark Jury, Dan Jury, Stephanie Tepper June 6, 1983 (1983-06-06)
20 "The Russians are Coming" Ofra Bikel June 13, 1983 (1983-06-13)
21 "Who Decides Disability?" Sherry Jones June 20, 1983 (1983-06-20)
22 "Crossfire in El Salvador" Jeff B. Harmon, Chris Wenner June 27, 1983 (1983-06-27)
23 "Sanctuary" Hector Galan July 4, 1983 (1983-07-04)
24 "Moneylenders" Marsh Marshall, David Wickham July 11, 1983 (1983-07-11)
Developing countries struggle to repay loans from Western banks.
25 "Klaus Barbie: The American Connection" Tom Bower, William Cran July 18, 1983 (1983-07-18)
Nazi war criminal returns to France to face justice.

1984[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Crisis at General Hospital" Graham Chedd, Andrew Liebman January 16, 1984 (1984-01-16)
02 "We Are Driven" Stephanie Tepper January 23, 1984 (1984-01-23)
03 "The Old Man and the Gun" Philip Burton, Rick Cohen February 6, 1984 (1984-02-06)
04 "Give Me that Big Time Religion" John Camp February 13, 1984 (1984-02-13)
05 "The Campaign for Page One" Sherry Jones February 27, 1984 (1984-02-27)
06 "The Mind of a Murderer, Part 1" Michael Barnes March 19, 1984 (1984-03-19)
Kenneth Bianchi
07 "The Mind of a Murderer, Part 2" Michael Barnes March 26, 1984 (1984-03-26)
08 "The Struggle for Birminghan" Martin Koughan April 2, 1984 (1984-04-02)
09 "Captive in El Salvador" Ofra Bikel April 16, 1984 (1984-04-16)
10 "Chasing the Basketball Dream" Hector Galan April 23, 1984 (1984-04-23)
11 "Space: The Other Side of the Track" Irv Drasnin May 7, 1984 (1984-05-07)
12 "Return of the Great White Fleet" William Cran, Ben Loeterman May 14, 1984 (1984-05-14)
13 "Warning from Gangland" Robert Drew May 21, 1984 (1984-05-21)
14 "Bread, Butter and Politics" Christopher Jeans June 4, 1984 (1984-06-04)
15 "Man’s Best Friends" Steven Fischier, Joel Sucher June 18, 1984 (1984-06-18)
Animal testing
16 "So You Want to be President" Sherry Jones October 9, 1984 (1984-10-09)
17 "Welcome to America" Marian Marzynski October 16, 1984 (1984-10-16)
18 "Not One of the Boys" Rose Economou October 23, 1984 (1984-10-23)
19 "Living Below the Line" Mark Obenhaus October 30, 1984 (1984-10-30)
20 "The Arab and the Israeli" Steve York, Foster Wiley November 13, 1984 (1984-11-13)
21 "Better Off Dead?" Andrew Liebman, Graham Chedd November 20, 1984 (1984-11-20)
22 "Cry, Ethiopia, Cry" Nicholas Claxton, Andrew Liebman November 27, 1984 (1984-11-27)
23 "Red Star Over Khyber" Stephanie Tepper, David Bowen-Jones December 11, 1984 (1984-12-11)
24 "Marshall High Fights Back" Robert Drew December 18, 1984 (1984-12-18)

1985[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Vietnam Under Communism" Greg Pratt, Paul Henschel January 15, 1985 (1985-01-15)
02 "Shootout on Imperial Highway, Part 1" Robert Drew January 22, 1985 (1985-01-22)
03 "Shootout on Imperial Highway, Part 2" Robert Drew January 29, 1985 (1985-01-29)
04 "The Lifer and the Lady" John Kastner February 5, 1985 (1985-02-05)
05 "The Child Savers" Carole Langer February 12, 1985 (1985-02-12)
Child abuse
06 "Down for the Count" Ed Schuman, George McQuilkin, Elizabeth Arledge February 19, 1985 (1985-02-19)
07 "Retreat from Beirut" Sherry Jones, Nancy Sloss February 26, 1985 (1985-02-26)
08 "Buying the Bomb" Mark Obenhaus March 5, 1985 (1985-03-05)
09 "A Class Divided" William Peters March 26, 1985 (1985-03-26)
10 "Potomac Fever" Richard D. Soto April 2, 1985 (1985-04-02)
11 "Crisis in Central America, Part 1: Yankee Years" Judith Vecchione April 9, 1985 (1985-04-09)
12 "Crisis in Central America, Part 2: Castor’s Challenge" Marilyn Mellowes April 10, 1985 (1985-04-10)
13 "Crisis in Central America, Part 3: Revolution in Nicaragua" Martin Smith April 11, 1985 (1985-04-11)
14 "Crisis in Central America, Part 4: Battle for El Salvador" Huston Simmons, Austin Hoyt April 12, 1985 (1985-04-12)
15 "Men Who Molest" Rachel V. Lyon April 16, 1985 (1985-04-16)
16 "Catholics in America: Is Nothing Sacred?" Irv Drasnin April 23, 1985 (1985-04-23)
17 "American Way of War" Francis Gladstone April 30, 1985 (1985-04-30)
18 "Memory of the Camps" Sergel Nolbandov, Stephanie Tepper May 7, 1985 (1985-05-07)
19 "You Are in the Computer" Michael Schwarz May 14, 1985 (1985-05-14)
20 "What About Mom and Dad?" Ofra Bikel May 21, 1985 (1985-05-21)
21 "Breaking the Bank" Scott Craig May 28, 1985 (1985-05-28)

1986[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Hostage in Iran" Les Harris January 21, 1986 (1986-01-21)
02 "Sue the Doctor?" Andrew Liebman January 28, 1986 (1986-01-28)
03 "Growing Up Poor" Edward Gray, Mark Obenhaus February 4, 1986 (1986-02-04)
04 "Russia – Love it or Leave It" Marian Marzynski February 11, 1986 (1986-02-11)
05 "Tobacco on Trial" Elizabeth Arledge February 18, 1986 (1986-02-18)
06 "Divorce Wars" Sherry Jones February 25, 1986 (1986-02-25)
07 "Who’s Running this War?" Martin Smith March 18, 1986 (1986-03-18)
08 "AIDS: A National Inquiry" Michael Kirk, Michael Mierendorf, Ben Loeterman March 25, 1986 (1986-03-25)
09 "Standoff in Mexico" Hector Galan April 1, 1986 (1986-04-01)
10 "Inside the Jury Room" Alan M. Levin, Stephen J. Herzberg April 8, 1986 (1986-04-08)
11 "Taxes Behind Closed Doors" Sherry Jones April 15, 1986 (1986-04-15)
12 "The Disillusionment of David Stockman" Sherry Jones April 20, 1986 (1986-04-20)
13 "Visions of Star Wars" Graham Chedd, Andrew Liebman April 22, 1986 (1986-04-22)
14 "Hollywood Dreams" Irv Drasnin May 13, 1986 (1986-05-13)
15 "The Bloods of “Nam" Wayne Ewing May 20, 1986 (1986-05-20)
16 "A Matter of the Mind" Robert Thurber May 27, 1986 (1986-05-27)
17 "Holy War, Holy Terror" Stephanie Tepper June 3, 1986 (1986-06-03)
18 "Will There Always Be an England?" Ofra Bikel June 10, 1986 (1986-06-10)
19 "Assault on Affirmative Action" Scott Craig, Kathy Giangreco June 17, 1986 (1986-06-17)
20 "Comrades I: The Education of Rita" Richard Denton July 1, 1986 (1986-07-01)
21 "Comrades II: Hunter and Son" Richard Denton July 8, 1986 (1986-07-08)
22 "Comrades III: All that Jazz" Olivia Lichtenstein July 15, 1986 (1986-07-15)
23 "Comrades IV: The Trial of Tamara Russo" Roger Mills July 22, 1986 (1986-07-22)
24 "Comrades V: Master of Samarkand" Alan Bookbinder July 29, 1986 (1986-07-29)
25 "Comrades VI: Pacific Outpost" Alan Bookbinder August 5, 1986 (1986-08-05)
26 "Comrades VII: Steel Mill Soccer" Richard Denton August 12, 1986 (1986-08-12)
27 "Comrades VIII: Doctor in Moscow" Olivia Lichtenstein August 19, 1986 (1986-08-19)
28 "Comrades IX: Baltic Chic" Olivia Lichtenstein August 26, 1986 (1986-08-26)
29 "Comrades X: Soldier Boy" Richard Denton August 26, 1986 (1986-08-26)
30 "Comrades XI: October Harvest" Alan Bookbinder September 2, 1986 (1986-09-02)
31 "Comrades XII: Leningrad Movie" Richard Denton September 9, 1986 (1986-09-09)

1987[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Real Stuff" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper January 27, 1987 (1987-01-27)
02 "The Earthquake is Coming" Irv Drasnin February 3, 1987 (1987-02-03)
03 "Stopping Drugs, Part 1" Hector Galan, Andrew Liebman February 10, 1987 (1987-02-10)
04 "Stopping Drugs, Part 2" Hector Galan, Andrew Liebman February 17, 1987 (1987-02-17)
05 "The Nazi Connection" Tom Bower, Janet McFadden February 24, 1987 (1987-02-24)
06 "Desperately Seeking Baby" Elizabeth Arledge March 3, 1987 (1987-03-03)
07 "Street Cop" Richard Kahn March 31, 1987 (1987-03-31)
08 "The Secret File" Michael Barnes April 14, 1987 (1987-04-14)
09 "War on Nicaragua" Sherry Jones April 21, 1987 (1987-04-21)
10 "The Bombing of West Philly" Martin Smith May 5, 1987 (1987-05-05)
11 "In Search of Marcos Millions" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper May 26, 1987 (1987-05-26)
12 "Israel: The Price of Victory" Ofra Bikel June 2, 1987 (1987-06-02)
13 "Death of a Porn Queen" Andy Greenspan, Paul Henschel June 9, 1987 (1987-06-09)
14 "Keeping the Faith" Sherry Jones June 16, 1987 (1987-06-16)
15 "The Politics of Greed" Edward Gray June 23, 1987 (1987-06-23)
16 "Apartheid, Part 1: 1652-1948" John Blake December 14, 1987 (1987-12-14)
17 "Apartheid, Part 2: 1948-1963" Allan Segal December 14, 1987 (1987-12-14)
18 "Apartheid, Part 3: 1963-1977" Allan Segal December 15, 1987 (1987-12-15)
19 "Apartheid, Part 4: 1978-1986" Mark Anderson, Norman Percy December 15, 1987 (1987-12-15)
20 "Apartheid, Part 5: 1987" Irv Drasnin December 16, 1987 (1987-12-16)

1988[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Praise the Lord" Stephanie Tepper, William Cran January 26, 1988 (1988-01-26)
02 "Operation Urgent Fury" Mark Obenhaus February 2, 1988 (1988-02-02)
03 "The Man Who Shot John Lennon" Kevin Sim February 9, 1988 (1988-02-09)
04 "Your Flight is Cancelled" Robert Drew, Anne Drew February 16, 1988 (1988-02-16)
05 "Shakedown in Santa Fe" Hector Galan February 23, 1988 (1988-02-23)
06 "Let My Daughter Die" Elizabeth Arledge March 1, 1988 (1988-03-01)
07 "Back in the USSR" Sherry Jones March 29, 1988 (1988-03-29)
08 "Poison and the Pentagon" Michael Kirk April 5, 1988 (1988-04-05)
09 "To a Safer Place" Gerry Rogers, Beverly Shaffer April 12, 1988 (1988-04-12)
10 "Murder on the Rio San Juan" Charles Stuart, Marcia Vivancos April 19, 1988 (1988-04-19)
11 "American Game, Japanese Rules" Ofra Bikel April 26, 1988 (1988-04-26)
12 "Racism 101" Tom Lennon, Orlando Bagwell May 10, 1988 (1988-05-10)
13 "Guns, Drugs and the CIA" Leslie Cockburn, Andrew Cockburn May 17, 1988 (1988-05-17)
14 "The Defense of Europe" Stephanie Tepper, William Cran May 24, 1988 (1988-05-24)
15 "Trouble in Paradise" Elizabeth Arledge, Sylvia Collier, Alan Hayling May 31, 1988 (1988-05-31)
16 "Who Pays for AIDS?" Martin Smith June 7, 1988 (1988-06-07)
17 "Our Forgotten War" Marc Cooper, George Moll June 14, 1988 (1988-06-14)
18 "Indian Country" Michael Kirk June 21, 1988 (1988-06-21)
19 "My Husband is Going to Kill Me" Virginia Storring, John Zaritsky June 28, 1988 (1988-06-28)
20 "The Politics of Prosperity" Morrow Cater October 10, 1988 (1988-10-10)
20 "The Choice" Sherry Jones October 24, 1988 (1988-10-24)


1989[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Real Life of Ronald Reagan" Martin Smith January 18, 1989 (1989-01-18)
02 "The Spy Who Broke the Code" W. Scott Malone, Stephanie Tepper January 24, 1989 (1989-01-24)
03 "The Battle for Eastern Airlines" Alex Gibney January 31, 1989 (1989-01-31)
04 "Running with Jesse" Orlando Bagwell, Jeanne Jordan February 7, 1989 (1989-02-07)
05 "Children of the Night" Ray Telles, Paul Henschel February 14, 1989 (1989-02-14)
06 "Who Profits from Drugs" Charles Stuart, Marcia Vivancos February 21, 1989 (1989-02-21)
07 "Prescriptions for Profit" Elizabeth Arledge March 28, 1989 (1989-03-28)
08 "The Dallas Drug War" Hector Galan April 4, 1989 (1989-04-04)
09 "Murder in the Amazon" Adrian Cowell, Vincente Rios, Morrow Carter, Michael Kirk April 11, 1989 (1989-04-11)
10 "The Shakespeare Mystery" Kevin Sim April 18, 1989 (1989-04-18)
11 "Extraordinary People" Virginia Storring, Marrie Campbell May 2, 1989 (1989-05-02)
12 "Yellowstone Under Fire" Greg Pratt, Jan Falstad May 9, 1989 (1989-05-09)
13 "Israel: The Covert Connection" Andrew Cockburn, Leslie Cockburn May 16, 1989 (1989-05-16)
14 "Remember My Lai" Kevin Sim, Michael Bilton May 23, 1989 (1989-05-23)
15 "Babies at Risk" Robert Thurber May 23, 1989 (1989-05-23)
16 "Death of a Terrorist" Stephanie Tepper June 13, 1989 (1989-06-13)
17 "Who’s Killing Calvert City?" Michael Mierindorf June 20, 1989 (1989-06-20)
18 "Tracking the Pan Am Bombers" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper November 28, 1989 (1989-11-28)
19 "The Right to Die?" Cynthis McFadden, Elizabeth Arledge, Janet McFadden December 13, 1989 (1989-12-13)

1990[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Bombing of Pan Am 103" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper January 23, 1990 (1990-01-23)
Terrorist bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.
02 "The Noriega Connection" Charles Stuart, Marcia Vivancos January 30, 1990 (1990-01-30)
03 "Miss USSR" Richard Denton February 6, 1990 (1990-02-06)
04 "Throwaway People" Sherry Jones February 13, 1990 (1990-02-13)
05 "The Faces of Arafat" Anthony Geffen February 27, 1990 (1990-02-27)
06 "Anatomy of an Oil Spill" Michael Mierendorf March 20, 1990 (1990-03-20)
Exxon Valdez oil spill
07 "Poland – The Morning After" Ofra Bikel March 27, 1990 (1990-03-27)
08 "Born in Africa" Virginia Storring, John Zaritsky April 3, 1990 (1990-04-03)
Philly Lutaaya
09 "New Harvest, Old Shame" Hector Galan April 17, 1990 (1990-04-17)
10 "Hilary in Hiding" Stephen Lambert April 24, 1990 (1990-04-24)
11 "Other People’s Money" Marion Golding May 1, 1990 (1990-05-01)
Charles Keating, Jr.
12 "Plunder!" Jim Gilmore, Chris Wenner May 8, 1990 (1990-05-08)
13 "Seven Days in Bensonhurst" Thomas Lennon May 15, 1990 (1990-05-15)
14 "Inside the Cartel" Andrew Cockburn, Leslie Cockburn May 22, 1990 (1990-05-22)
15 "Teacher, Teacher" Robert Thurber June 12, 1990 (1990-06-12)
16 "The Arming of Iraq: Frontline Special" Michael Sullivan, Jim Gilmore, Charles Furneaux September 11, 1990 (1990-09-11)
17 "Decade of Destruction, Part 1: Ashes of Forest" Adrian Cowell, Michael Kirk September 18, 1990 (1990-09-18)
18 "Decade of Destruction, Part 2: Killing for Land" Adrian Cowell, Michael Kirk September 19, 1990 (1990-09-19)
19 "Decade of Destruction, Part 3: Mountains of Gold" Adrian Cowell, Michael Kirk September 20, 1990 (1990-09-20)
20 "Decade of Destruction, Part 4: Chico Mendes" Adrian Cowell, Michael Kirk September 21, 1990 (1990-09-21)
21 "Global Dumping Ground: Frontline Special" Lowell Bergman September 20, 1990 (1990-09-20)
22 "When Cops Go Bad" Charles Stuart, Marcia Vivancos October 16, 1990 (1990-10-16)
23 "The Hunt for Howard Marks" Christopher Olgiati October 23, 1990 (1990-10-23)
24 "Broken Minds" DeWitt Sage October 30, 1990 (1990-10-30)
25 "Betting on the Lottery" Marian Marzynski November 6, 1990 (1990-11-06)
26 "Springfield Goes to War" Michael Kirk, Martin Smith November 20, 1990 (1990-11-20)
27 "High Crimes and Misdemeanors" Sherry Jones November 27, 1990 (1990-11-27)
28 "The Struggle for South Africa" David Harrison December 11, 1990 (1990-12-11)
29 "The Spirit of Crazy Horse" Michel DuBois, Kevin McKiernan December 18, 1990 (1990-12-18)

1991[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "To the Brink of War" Michael Kirk, Michael Sullivan January 15, 1991 (1991-01-15)
Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 678
02 "Cuba and Cocaine" Stephanie Tepper, Ben Loeterman February 5, 1991 (1991-02-05)
03 "The Man who Made the Supergun" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper February 12, 1991 (1991-02-12)
Gerald Bull.
04 "Guns, Tanks and Gorbachev" Martin Smith, David Royle, Nick Reed, Gill Barnes February 19, 1991 (1991-02-19)
05 "The Mind of Hussein" Dal Richards, Jim Gilmore February 26, 1991 (1991-02-26)
06 "Black America’s War" Thomas Lennon April 2, 1991 (1991-04-02)
Black Americans in the Gulf War.
07 "War and Peace in Panama" Charles Stuart, Marcia Vivancos April 9, 1991 (1991-04-09)
1989 United States invasion of Panama.
08 "The Election Held Hostage" Robert Ross April 16, 1991 (1991-04-16)
Iran hostage crisis and the United States presidential election, 1980.
09 "Who Pays for Mom and Dad?" Elizabeth Arledge April 30, 1991 (1991-04-30)
10 "Innocence Lost" Ofra Bikel May 7, 1991 (1991-05-07)
Little Rascals day care sexual abuse trial in Edenton, North Carolina.
11 "The Spy Hunter" Jenny Clayton May 14, 1991 (1991-05-14)
James Angleton.
12 "To The Last Fish" Steve Amen, Michael McLeod May 21, 1991 (1991-05-21)
Environmental impact of fishing industry.
13 "The Color of Your Skin" Hector Galan June 11, 1991 (1991-06-11)
Race relations in the United States.
14 "The Gates Nomination" Jim Gilmore July 15, 1991 (1991-07-15)
Robert M. Gates, President Bush’s nominee to head the CIA.
15 "In the Shadow of Sakharov" Sherry Jones October 15, 1991 (1991-10-15)
Andrei Sakharov.
16 "The Great American Bailout" Glen Silber October 22, 1991 (1991-10-22)
The Savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s.
17 "The War We Left Behind" Andrew Cockburn, Leslie Cockburn October 29, 1991 (1991-10-29)
The Gulf War’s impact on Iraqi civilians.
18 "Don King, Unauthorized" Charles Stuart November 5, 1991 (1991-11-05)
19 "My Doctor, My Lover" Virginia Storring November 12, 1991 (1991-11-12)
20 "Losing the War with Japan" Martin Koughan November 19, 1991 (1991-11-19)
21 "The Secret Story of Terry Waite" Peter Malloy November 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
22 "Who Killed Adam Mann?" Carole Langer December 3, 1991 (1991-12-03)
Failure of New York City’s child-welfare system.

1992[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Resurrection of Reverend Moon" Rory O’Connor January 21, 1992 (1992-01-21)
Sun Myung Moon.
02 "The Last Communist" Stephanie Tepper February 11, 1992 (1992-02-11)
Fidel Castro.
03 "Coming from Japan" Thomas Lennon February 18, 1992 (1992-02-18)
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
04 "After Gorbachev’s USSR" Marian Marzynski February 25, 1992 (1992-02-25)
05 "Who is David Duke?" Elena Mannes March 3, 1992 (1992-03-03)
06 "The Death of Nancy Cruzan" Thomas Lennon March 24, 1992 (1992-03-24)
Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health, the first right-to-die case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
07 "Saddam’s Killing Fields" Sakie Wykeham, Robin Parmelee March 31, 1992 (1992-03-31)
Al-Anfal Campaign (genocidal campaign of Kurdish people in Iraq).
08 "Investigating the October Surprise" Robert Ross April 7, 1992 (1992-04-07)
October surprise conspiracy theory and the United States presidential election, 1980.
09 "The Betrayal of Democracy" Sherry Jones, Elizabeth Sams April 15, 1992 (1992-04-15)
10 "The Bank of Crooks and Criminals" Ofra Bikel April 21, 1992 (1992-04-21)
Bank of Credit and Commerce International.
11 "Who Cares About Children?" Hector Galan April 28, 1992 (1992-04-28)
Foster care.
12 "Dear FRONTLINE" Elizabeth Arledge, Robin Parmelee June 2, 1992 (1992-06-02)
13 "China After Tiananmen" Irv Drasnin June 2, 1992 (1992-06-02)
14 "A Kid Kills" June Cross June 16, 1992 (1992-06-16)
Juvenile crime law.
15 "Your Loan is Denied" Madison Davis Lacy June 23, 1992 (1992-06-23)
Mortgage discrimination.
16 "Thomas and Hill: Public Hearing, Private Pain" Ofra Bikel October 13, 1992 (1992-10-13)
Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court nomination hearing.
17 "The Politics of Power" Jan Legnitto October 20, 1992 (1992-10-20)
Energy policy of the United States.
18 "The Choice ‘92" Thomas Lennon October 21, 1992 (1992-10-21)
George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
19 "The Best Campaign Money Can Buy" Stephen Talbot October 27, 1992 (1992-10-27)
Campaign finance in the United States
20 "Monsters Among Us" Mike McLeod November 10, 1992 (1992-11-10)
Westley Allan Dodd. Violent sex predators.
21 "JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob" Charles Stuart November 17, 1992 (1992-11-17)
22 "In Search of Our Fathers" Marco Williams November 24, 1992 (1992-11-24)
Growing up without a father.

1993[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Clinton Takes Over" Michael Kirk January 19, 1993 (1993-01-19)
02 "Journey to the Occupied Lands" Michael Ambrosino January 26, 1993 (1993-01-26)
Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
03 "What Happened to the Drug War?" Thomas Lennon February 2, 1993 (1993-02-02)
04 "The Secret File on J. Edgar Hoover" William Cran, Stephanie Tepper February 9, 1993 (1993-02-09)
05 "The Arming of Saudi Arabia" Rory O’Connor February 16, 1993 (1993-02-16)
06 "Apartheid’s Last Stand" David Harrison March 2, 1993 (1993-03-02)
07 "Choosing Death: Health Quarterly Special" John Zaritsky, Virginia Storring March 23, 1993 (1993-03-23)
Euthanasia.
08 "In Our Children’s Food" Martin Koughan March 30, 1993 (1993-03-30)
Pesticide use in agriculture.
09 "The Trouble with Baseball" Michael Kirk April 6, 1993 (1993-04-06)
10 "Iran and the Bomb" Herb Krosney, Robert Ross April 13, 1993 (1993-04-13)
11 "LA is Burning: 5 Reports from a Divided City" Elena Mannes April 27, 1993 (1993-04-27)
1992 Los Angeles riots.
12 "Ashes of the Cold War" June Cross May 4, 1993 (1993-05-04)
Defense contractors after the Cold War.
13 "The Health Care Gamble" Noel Buckner, Rob Whittelsey May 25, 1993 (1993-05-25)
14 "Innocence Lost: The Verdict Parts I and II" Ofra Bikel July 20, 1993 (1993-07-20)
Follow-up to 1991 FRONTLINE episode “Innocence Lost” on the Little Rascals day care sexual abuse trial.
15 "Innocence Lost: The Verdict Parts III and IV" Ofra Bikel July 21, 1993 (1993-07-21)
Follow-up to 1991 FRONTLINE episode “Innocence Lost” on the Little Rascals day care sexual abuse trial.
16 "The Heartbeat of America" J. Stephen Talbot October 12, 1993 (1993-10-12)
General Motors.
17 "Prisoners of Silence" Jon Palfreman October 19, 1993 (1993-10-19)
Facilitated communication for people with autism.
18 "Secrets of a Bomb Factory" John Lindsay, Michael McLeod October 26, 1993 (1993-10-26)
Grand Jury investigation of the Rocky Flats Plant.
19 "Showdown in Haiti" June Cross November 9, 1993 (1993-11-09)
Confrontation between Haitian government and the Clinton Administration.
20 "Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?" William Cran, Mike Sullivan, Ben Leoterman November 16, 1993 (1993-11-16)
21 "AIDS, Blood and Politics" Carole Langer November 30, 1993 (1993-11-30)
22 "Behind the Badge" Charles Stuart December 14, 1993 (1993-12-14)

1994[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "A Place for Madness" DeWitt Sage January 18, 1994 (1994-01-18)
Mental health care.
02 "The Diamond Empire" Bee Reynolds February 1, 1994 (1994-02-01)
Diamond (gemstone) industry, Ernest Oppenheimer, De Beers monopoly.
03 "Tabloid Truth: The Michael Jackson Story" Thomas Lennon February 15, 1994 (1994-02-15)
Tabloid journalism.
04 "Red Flag Over Tibet" David Breashears February 22, 1994 (1994-02-22)
Incorporation of Tibet into the People's Republic of China.
05 "Sarajevo: The Living and the Dead" Radovan Tadit March 1, 1994 (1994-03-01)
Siege of Sarajevo.
06 "In the Game" Becky Smith March 29, 1994 (1994-03-29)
1990 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team.
07 "The Kevorkian File" Michael Kirk April 5, 1994 (1994-04-05)
Jack Kevorkian.
08 "Mandela" June Cross April 26, 1994 (1994-04-26)
Nelson Mandela.
09 "The Struggle for Russia" Sherry Jones May 3, 1994 (1994-05-03)
10 "Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo" Virginia Storring May 10, 1994 (1994-05-10)
Deaths of Bosko Brckic and Admira Ismic.
11 "Public Lands, Private Profit" Stephen Talbot May 24, 1994 (1994-05-24)
Reform of the General Mining Act of 1872.
12 "Go Back to Mexico!" Hector Galan June 7, 1994 (1994-06-07)
Illegal immigration to the United States.
13 "The Trouble with Evan" Neil Docherty June 21, 1994 (1994-06-21)
14 "Schools Colors" Center for Investigative Reporting, Telesis October 18, 1994 (1994-10-18)
Integration in schools 40 years after Brown vs. Board of Education.
15 "Is This Any Way to Run a Government?" Martin Koughan October 25, 1994 (1994-10-25)
Department of Agriculture reform.
16 "Hot Money" Michael Kirk November 1, 1994 (1994-11-01)
Offshore banking.
17 "How to Steal $500 Million" Jim Gilmore November 8, 1994 (1994-11-08)
Phar-Mor and Michael I. Monus.
18 "Hillary’s Class" Ofra Bikel, Rachel Dretzin November 15, 1994 (1994-11-15)
Wellesley College class of 1969.

1995[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Nicotine War" Jon Palfreman January 3, 1995 (1995-01-03)
FDA’s attempt to regulate the tobacco industry, FDA v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp..
02 "Does TV Kill?" Mike McLeod January 10, 1995 (1995-01-10)
Impact of violence on television.
03 "What Happened to Bill Clinton?" Sherry Jones January 31, 1995 (1995-01-31)
Bill Clinton’s presidency at mid-term (first term).
04 "The Godfather of Cocaine" William Cran February 14, 1995 (1995-02-14)
Pablo Escobar.
05 "The Begging Game" Joe Berlinger February 21, 1995 (1995-02-21)
Begging (or panhandling).
06 "Rush Limbaugh’s America" Stephen Talbot February 28, 1995 (1995-02-28)
Rush Limbaugh and his audience.
07 "Divided Memories, Part 1" Ofra Bikel April 4, 1995 (1995-04-04)
Recovered memory therapy.
08 "Divided Memories, Part 2" Ofra Bikel April 11, 1995 (1995-04-11)
False memory syndrome.
09 "The Homecoming" Sherry Jones April 25, 1995 (1995-04-25)
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Noble prize-winning author, returns to Russia twenty years after his expulsion.
10 "When the Bough Breaks" Neil Docherty May 2, 1995 (1995-05-02)
11 "The Vanishing Father" DeWitt Sage May 16, 1995 (1995-05-16)
12 "The Confessions of Rosalee" June Cross May 23, 1995 (1995-05-23)
Interrelationships of poverty, racism, crime, illiteracy, and drug use and its persistence over generations.
13 "Welcome to Happy Valley" Marc Etkind June 6, 1995 (1995-06-06)
Prozac.
14 "Currents of Fear" Jon Pairerman June 13, 1995 (1995-06-13)
Electromagnetic radiation and health.
15 "Waco: The Inside Story" Michael Kirk October 17, 1995 (1995-10-17)
16 "The Search for Satan" Ofra Bikel, Rachel Dretzin October 24, 1995 (1995-10-24)
Satanic ritual abuse.
17 "High Stakes in Cyberspace" Martin Koughan, Frank Koughan October 31, 1995 (1995-10-31)
18 "Who’s Afraid of Rupert Murdoch?" William Cran, Jim Gilmore November 7, 1995 (1995-11-07)
Rupert Murdoch
19 "Natasha and the Wolf" Kevin Sims November 14, 1995 (1995-11-14)
Notorious Russian gangster Sergei Maduev and how his state prosecutor, Natasha Voronstova, helped him escape from prison.
20 "Living on the Edge" Tom Casciato, Kathy Hughes December 12, 1995 (1995-12-12)
Milwaukee families struggle with low-paying jobs after previous employers “downsized.”

1996[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Gulf War" Eammon Matthews, Ben Loeterman January 9, 1996 (1996-01-09)
Two-hour special marking the fifth anniversary of the Gulf War.
02 "The Long March of Newt Gingrich" Stephen Talbot January 16, 1996 (1996-01-16)
03 "So You Want to Buy a President?" Michael Kirk January 30, 1996 (1996-01-30)
Prominent donors to the 1996 presidential campaign and what they get for their money.
04 "Murder on ‘Abortion Row’" John Zaritsky, Virginia Storring February 6, 1996 (1996-02-06)
Events leading to John Salvi’s attacks on two Massachusetts planned parenthood clinics.
05 "Breast Implants on Trial" Jon Palfreman, Michelle Nicholasen February 27, 1996 (1996-02-27)
Breast implant controversy.
06 "Smoke in the Eye" Neil Docherty, Jim Gilmore April 2, 1996 (1996-04-02)
Investigates why CBS refused to air a segment of 60 Minutes featuring a tobacco industry whistle-blower.
07 "Angel on Death Row" Ben Loeterman April 9, 1996 (1996-04-09)
Sister Helen Prejean and the capital punishment debate.
08 "Shtetl" Marian Marzynski April 17, 1996 (1996-04-17)
Three-hour special follows two elderly Polish-Americans who return to their families’ shtetl of Brańsk.
09 "The Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson" Thomas Lennon April 30, 1996 (1996-04-30)
10 "The Kevorkian Verdict" Michael Kirk May 14, 1996 (1996-05-14)
11 "Does America Still Work?" Tom Casciato, Kathleen Hughes May 21, 1996 (1996-05-21)
12 "The Gates of Heavenly Peace" Richard Gordon, Carma Hinton June 4, 1996 (1996-06-04)
China’s Protest Movement.
13 "The Choice ‘96" Helen Whitney October 8, 1996 (1996-10-08)
Dual biographies of Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.
14 "The Navy Blues" Michael Kirk, Kenneth Levis October 15, 1996 (1996-10-15)
The U.S. Navy after the Tailhook scandal, suicide of Admiral Mike Boorda.
15 "Why America Hates the Press" Stephen Talbot October 22, 1996 (1996-10-22)
16 "Loose Nukes" Sherry Jones November 19, 1996 (1996-11-19)
17 "Secret Daughter" June Cross November 26, 1996 (1996-11-26)

1997[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Betting on the Market" Rachel Dretzin January 14, 1997 (1997-01-14)
Stock Market
02 "Six O’Clock News" Ross McElwee January 21, 1997 (1997-01-21)
03 "What Jennifer Saw" Ben Loeterman February 25, 1997 (1997-02-25)
Mistaken identity in criminal cases, Ronald Cotton.
04 "Valentina’s Nightmare" Michael Robinson April 1, 1997 (1997-04-01)
1994 Rwandan genocide.
05 "Murder, Money and Mexico" Neil Docherty April 8, 1997 (1997-04-08)
Explores corruption of Carlos Salinas de Gortari presidency.
06 "The Fixers" Michael Kirk, Kenneth Levis April 15, 1997 (1997-04-15)
07 "Nuclear Reaction" Jon Palfreman April 22, 1997 (1997-04-22)
American people’s aversion to nuclear power.
08 "Little Criminals" Virginia Storring, John Zaritsky May 13, 1997 (1997-05-13)
Young children who commit violent crimes.
09 "The Opium Kings" Roger James May 20, 1997 (1997-05-20)
Khun Sa and the heroin trade in Burma.
10 "Innocence Lost: The Plea" Ofra Bikel May 27, 1997 (1997-05-27)
Second follow-up to 1991 FRONTLINE episode “Innocence Lost” on the Little Rascals day care sexual abuse trial.
11 "Hot Guns" Doug Hamilton June 3, 1997 (1997-06-03)
Illegal handgun market.
12 "Easy Money" Martin Koughan June 10, 1997 (1997-06-10)
Casino gambling.
13 "Nazi Gold" Chris Olgiati June 17, 1997 (1997-06-17)
Switzerland’s financial relationship with Nazi Germany.
14 "Once Upon a Time in Arkansas" Michael Kirk, Kenneth Levis October 7, 1997 (1997-10-07)
Whitewater controversy.
15 "The Lost American" Sherry Jones October 14, 1997 (1997-10-14)
Fred Cuny.
16 "Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein" Andrew Williams October 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)
17 "Dreams of Tibet" Nancy Fraser, David Breashears October 28, 1997 (1997-10-28)
18 "A Whale of a Business" Renata Simmons, Neil Docherty November 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)
Keiko, captivity of marine mamals.
19 "The Princess and the Press" Leonie Jamison November 18, 1997 (1997-11-18)
Role the media may have played in the death of Princess Diana.

1998[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Last Battle of the Gulf War" Jon Palfreman January 20, 1998 (1998-01-20)
Gulf War Syndrome
02 "My Retirement Dreams" Marian Marzynski February 3, 1998 (1998-02-03)
03 "The Two Nations of Black America" June Cross February 10, 1998 (1998-02-10)
04 "From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians" Marilyn Mellowes, William Cran April 6, 1998 (1998-04-06)
2-hour special on the rise of Christianity.
05 "The High Price of Health" Rachel Dretzin April 14, 1998 (1998-04-14)
Health care in the United States.
06 "Busted: America’s War on Marijuana" Elena Mannes April 28, 1998 (1998-04-28)
07 "Inside the Tobacco Deal" Neil Docherty May 12, 1998 (1998-05-12)
08 "Secrets of an Independent Counsel" Michael Kirk May 19, 1998 (1998-05-19)
Independent Counsel Donald Smaltz’s investigation of Mike Espy, Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr.
09 "The World’s Most Wanted Man" Kevin Sim, Pippa Scott May 26, 1998 (1998-05-26)
The hunt for Bosnian War criminal Radovan Karadžić.
10 "Fooling With Nature" Doug Hamilton June 2, 1998 (1998-06-02)
Chemicals and human health.
11 "The Farmer's Wife (1998 film)" David Sutherland June 3, 1998 (1998-06-03)
12 "Ambush in Mogadishu" William Cran September 29, 1998 (1998-09-29)
Battle of Mogadishu (1993).
13 "Washington’s Other Scandal" Sherry Jones October 6, 1998 (1998-10-06)
Campaign finance in the United States.
14 "Plague War" Jim Gilmore, Peter Malloy October 13, 1998 (1998-10-13)
Biological warfare.
15 "The Child Terror" Michael Kirk, Rick Young October 27, 1998 (1998-10-27)
Day care sex abuse hysteria.
16 "Fat" Antony Thomas November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)

1999[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Snitch" Ofra Bikel January 12, 1999 (1999-01-12)
Federal government’s use of informants in drug prosecutions.
02 "The Triumph of Evil" Mike Robinson, Ben Loeterman January 26, 1999 (1999-01-26)
U.S. and U.N. actions during the Rwandan genocide.
03 "The Execution" Mike McLeod February 9, 1999 (1999-02-09)
Executed murderer Clifford Boggess.
04 "Russian Roulette" Dan Chambers, June Cross, Sharon Tiller February 23, 1999 (1999-02-23)
Safefy and security of Russia’s nuclear arsenal.
05 "Hunting Bin Laden" Martin Smith April 13, 1999 (1999-04-13)
Tracking Osama bin Laden.
06 "Spying on Saddam" Stephen Talbot, Toby Sculthorp April 27, 1999 (1999-04-27)
United Nations Special Commission created to ensure Iraq’s compliance with policies concerning Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction after the Gulf War.
07 "Give War a Chance" Michael Kirk, Rick Young May 11, 1999 (1999-05-11)
Military and civilian attitudes about America’s employment of military force.
08 "The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" Indra de Lanerolle, David Fanning May 25, 1999 (1999-05-25)
Nelson Mandela.
09 "Making Babies" Doug Hamilton, Sarah Spinks May 26, 1999 (1999-05-26)
Assisted reproductive technology.
10 "Pop" Joel Meyerowitz June 22, 1999 (1999-06-22)
Joel Meyerowitz’s portrait of his father who suffers from Alzheimer's disease .
11 "The Crash" Sherry Jones June 29, 1999 (1999-06-29)
Global effects of the 1997 Asian financial crisis.
12 "John Paul II: The Millennial Pope" Helen Whitney September 28, 1999 (1999-09-28)
Pope John Paul II.
13 "Secrets of the SAT" Michael Chandler October 5, 1999 (1999-10-05)
The SAT and college admissions policies.
14 "Mafia Power Play" Neil Docherty October 12, 1999 (1999-10-12)
Russian Mafia extortion of Russian-born NHL players.
15 "The Lost Children of Rockdale County" Rachel Dretzin, Barak Goodman October 19, 1999 (1999-10-19)
Outbreak of syphilis among teenagers in Conyers, Georgia.
16 "Apocalypse" William Cran, Ben Loeterman November 22, 1999 (1999-11-22)
2-hour special on the origins of the Book of Revelations and how its apocalyptic expectations have shaped history.
17 "Justice for Sale" Stephen Talbot, Sheila Kaplan November 23, 1999 (1999-11-23)
Special interest money in judicial politics.

2000[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Case for Innocence" Ofra Bikel January 11, 2000 (2000-01-11)
Overturning convictions with previously unavailable DNA profiling.
02 "The Killer at Thurston High" Michael Kirk, Karen O’Connor, Miri Navasky January 18, 2000 (2000-01-18)
15-year-old spree killer Kip Kinkel and the 1998 Thurston High School shooting.
03 "The Survival of Saddam" William Cran January 25, 2000 (2000-01-25)
Saddam Hussein’s rise to power.
04 "Assault on Gay America" Claudia Pryor February 15, 2000 (2000-02-15)
Homophobia and violence against LGBT people.
05 "War in Europe" Michael Kirk, Eammon Matthews, Rick Young February 22, 2000 (2000-02-22)
Kosovo War, 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
06 "Dr. Solomon’s Dilemma" David Murdoch, Hedrick Smith April 4, 2000 (2000-04-04)
HMOs.
07 "What’s Up With the Weather?" Jon Palfreman April 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
Effects of greenhouse gases, debate about human-caused global warming.
08 "Jefferson’s Blood" Thomas Lennon May 2, 2000 (2000-05-02)
Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings.
09 "Return of the Czar" Sherry Jones May 9, 2000 (2000-05-09)
Boris Yeltsin.
10 "The Battle Over School Choice" Stephen Talbot May 23, 2000 (2000-05-23)
School choice.
11 "The Choice 2000" Michael Kirk October 2, 2000 (2000-10-02)
Dual biographies of George W. Bush and Al Gore.
12 "Drug Wars" Martin Smith, Lowell Bergman October 9, 2000 (2000-10-09)
Special 4-hour report on the history of America’s war on drugs.
13 "The Future of War" Michael Chandler, William Kistner October 24, 2000 (2000-10-24)
Modernizing the United States Army.
14 "Real Justice" Ben Gale, Ben Loeterman November 11, 2000 (2000-11-11)
3-hour special report on the criminal justice system.

2001[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Clinton Years" George Griffin, Lisa Koenig, Madhulika Sikka, Michael Kirk January 16, 2001 (2001-01-16)
Bill Clinton.
02 "Juvenile Justice" Janet Tobias, Laura Rabhan January 30, 2001 (2001-01-30)
Trying juveniles as adults.
03 "Saving Elian" Ofra Bikel February 6, 2001 (2001-02-06)
Elian Gonzalez affair.
04 "Hackers" Neil Docherty February 13, 2001 (2001-02-13)
Computer hackers.
05 "The Merchants of Cool" Barak Goodman, Rachel Dretzin February 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)
Marketing to the teenage demographic.
06 "Organ Farm" Frank Simmods, Ben Loeterman March 27, 2001 (2001-03-27)
Xenotransplantation industry.
07 "Medicating Kids" Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith April 10, 2001 (2001-04-10)
Prescribing psychostimulant drugs to children.
08 "Harvest of Fear" Jon Palfreman April 24, 2001 (2001-04-24)
Controversy over genetically modified food.
09 "LAPD Blues" Michael Kirk, Rick Young May 15, 2001 (2001-05-15)
Corruption in the Los Angeles Police Department.
10 "Blackout" Michael Chandler June 5, 2001 (2001-06-05)
California electricity crisis of 2000-2001.
11 "Hunting Bin Laden" Martin Smith September 13, 2001 (2001-09-13)
Tracking Osama bin Laden.
12 "Target America" Michael Kirk October 4, 2001 (2001-10-04)
America as the target of terrorism.
13 "Looking for Answers" Martin Smith October 9, 2001 (2001-10-09)
14 "Dangerous Straits" Chris Oxley October 18, 2001 (2001-10-18)
United States’s relations with China.
15 "Trail of a Terrorist" Alex Shprinsten, Stephen Phizicky October 25, 2001 (2001-10-25)
Terrorist Ahmed Ressam.
16 "Gunning for Saddam" Michael Kirk November 8, 2001 (2001-11-08)
Saddam Hussein.
17 "Saudi Time Bomb?" Martin Smith November 15, 2001 (2001-11-15)
United States alliance with Saudi Arabia.
18 "The Monster that Ate Hollywood" Vincent DiPersion, Adam Bardach November 22, 2001 (2001-11-22)
Motion picture industry in the United States.

2002[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "An Ordinary Crime" Ofra Bikel January 10, 2002 (2002-01-10)
Two men with the same name implicated in the same crime - was the right one convicted?
02 "Inside the Terror Network" Ben Loeterman January 17, 2002 (2002-01-17)
Hijackers in the September 11 attacks.
03 "Dot Con" Martin Smith January 24, 2002 (2002-01-24)
Dot-com bubble.
04 "Inside the Teenage Brain" Sarah Spinks January 31, 2002 (2002-01-31)
Brain research and adolescent behavior.
05 "American Porn" Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore February 7, 2002 (2002-02-07)
Adult entertainment industry.
06 "Roll Over: The Hidden History of the SUV" Barak Goodman, Mark Shaffer February 21, 2002 (2002-02-21)
Sport utility vehicle safety.
07 "Testing Our Schools" John D. Tulenko March 28, 2002 (2002-03-28)
08 "Battle for the Holy Land" Dominick Allan, Stuart Tanner, Tom Roberts, Israel Goldvicht, Michael Kirk April 4, 2002 (2002-04-04)
Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
09 "Requiem for Frank Lee Smith" Ofra Bikel April 11, 2002 (2002-04-11)
An innocent man dies on death row, post-humously cleared of the crime.
10 "Modern Meat" Doug Hamilton April 18, 2002 (2002-04-18)
Factory farming and safety of meat supply.
11 "Did Daddy Do It?" Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Rick Young April 25, 2002 (2002-04-25)
Day care sex abuse hysteria.
12 "Terror and Tehran" Neil Docherty May 2, 2002 (2002-05-02)
Terror threat from Iran.
13 "Muslims" Martin Smith, Elena Mannes, Graham Judd May 9, 2002 (2002-05-09)
2-hour special on Islam.
14 "The Seige of Bethlehem" Tom Roberts, Michael Kirk June 13, 2002 (2002-06-13)
Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
15 "Bigger Than Enron" Hedrick Smith, Marc Shaffer June 20, 2002 (2002-06-20)
Enron scandal, accounting scandals.
16 "Shattered Dreams" Zvi Dor-Ner, Dan Setton June 27, 2002 (2002-06-27)
Peace process in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
17 "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero" Helen Whitney September 3, 2002 (2002-09-03)
World Trade Center site as a site of pilgrimage.
18 "Campaign Against Terror" Greg Barker September 8, 2002 (2002-09-08)
2-hour special on the U.S. government response to the September 11 attacks.
19 "The Man Who Knew" Michael Kirk October 3, 2002 (2002-10-03)
John P. O'Neill’s warning about Al Qaeda.
20 "Missile Wars" Sherry Jones October 10, 2002 (2002-10-10)
United States’ national missile defense.
21 "A Crime of Insanity" David Murdock, Miri Navasky, Karen O’Connor October 17, 2002 (2002-10-17)
Mentally ill defendants.
22 "Let’s Get Married" Ben Loeterman November 14, 2002 (2002-11-14)
Marriage.
23 "In Search of Al Qaeda" Martin Smith November 21, 2002 (2002-11-21)
Tracking down members of Al Qaeda.

2003[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Much Ado About Something" Michael Buffo January 2, 2003 (2003-01-02)
Shakespeare authorship question.
02 "A Dangerous Business" Neil Docherty, David Rummel January 9, 2003 (2003-01-09)
Workplace safety.
03 "Failure to Portect: The Taking of Logan Marr" Rachel Dretzin, Barak Goodman January 30, 2003 (2003-01-30)
Review of Maine’s child welfare policies after the death of a 5-year-old girl while in foster care.
04 "Failure to Protect: The Caseworker Files" Barak Goodman, Rachel Dretzin, Muriel Soenens February 6, 2003 (2003-02-06)
Follows Child Protective Services caseworkers in the field.
05 "China in the Red" Sue Williams February 13, 2003 (2003-02-13)
China’s social and economic transformation.
06 "The War Behind Closed Doors" Michael Kirk February 20, 2003 (2003-02-20)
Bush Doctrine.
07 "The Long Road to War: A FRONTLINE Special Report" Michael Kirk, Michael Sullivan March 17, 2003 (2003-03-17)
History of Saddam Hussein - United States relations.
08 "Blair’s War" Eammon Matthews April 3, 2003 (2003-04-03)
British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
09 "Kim’s Nuclear Gamble" Martin Smith April 10, 2003 (2003-04-10)
North Korea – United States relations.
10 "Cyber War!" Michael Kirk April 24, 2003 (2003-04-24)
Cyberwarfare.
11 "Burden of Innocence" Ofra Bikel May 1, 2003 (2003-05-01)
Exonerated inmates re-entering society.
12 "The Wall Street Fix" Hedrick Smith May 8, 2003 (2003-05-08)
Wall Street and the Dot-com bubble.
13 "The Other Drug War" Jon Palfreman, Barbara Moran May 19, 2003 (2003-05-19)
Prescription drug prices in the United States.
14 "Public Schools, Inc." John Tulenko July 3, 2003 (2003-07-03)
For-profit schools.

2004[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "From China With Love" Michael Kirk January 15, 2004 (2004-01-15)
Katrina Leung, FBI double-agent “Parlor Maid.”
02 "Chasing Saddam’s Weapons" Thea Guest January 22, 2004 (2004-01-22)
Weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
03 "Beyond Baghdad" Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith February 12, 2004 (2004-02-12)
Politics of Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
04 "Tax Me if You Can" Hedrick Smith February 19, 2004 (2004-02-19)
Illegal tax shelters.
05 "The Invasion of Iraq" Jeff Goldberg February 26, 2004 (2004-02-26)
2-hour special on the invasion of Iraq.
06 "Ghosts of Rwanda" Greg Barker April 1, 2004 (2004-04-01)
2-hour special marking the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.
07 "Diet Wars" Jon Palfreman April 8, 2004 (2004-04-08)
Dieting and the weight-loss industry.
08 "Son of Al Qaeda" Nazim Baksh, Michelle Gagnon, Terence McKenna, Alex Shprinsten April 22, 2004 (2004-04-22)
Abdurahman Khadr.
09 "The Jesus Factor" Raney Aronson April 29, 2004 (2004-04-29)
George W. Bush’s spirituality and to what extent it influences his politcal decision-making.
10 "The Way the Music Died" Michael Kirk May 27, 2004 (2004-05-27)
History of the music industry, 2000s in the music industry.
11 "The Plea" Ofra Bikel June 17, 2004 (2004-06-17)
Plea bargaining in the United States.
12 "Sacred Ground" Nick Rosen September 7, 2004 (2004-09-07)
Debate on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site.
13 "The Choice 2004" Martin Smith October 12, 2004 (2004-10-12)
Dual biographies of George W. Bush and John Kerry.
14 "Rumsfeld’s War" Michael Kirk October 26, 2004 (2004-10-26)
Donald Rumsfeld.
15 "The Persuaders" Muriel Soenens November 9, 2004 (2004-11-09)
Advertising and marketing industry.
16 "Is Wal-Mart Good for America?" Rick Young November 16, 2004 (2004-11-16)
Wal-mart business practices.
17 "Secret History of the Credit Card" David Rummel, Nelli Kheyfets November 23, 2004 (2004-11-23)
Credit card industry and consumer credit card debt.

2005[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Al Qaeda’s New Front" Neil Docherty January 25, 2005 (2005-01-25)
Al-Qaeda involvement in Europe.
02 "House of Saud" Jihan El-Tahri, Martin Smith, Chris Durrance February 8, 2005 (2005-02-08)
House of Saud, the royal family of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia – United States relations.
03 "A Company of Soldiers" Edward Jarvis February 22, 2005 (2005-02-22)
Day-to-day life of the 1-8 Cavalry Regiment in Baghdad.
04 "The Soldier’s Heart" Raney Aronson March 1, 2005 (2005-03-01)
Posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans of the Iraq war.
05 "Israel’s Next War?" Zvi Dor-Ner, Dan Setton April 5, 2005 (2005-04-05)
Jewish extremists oppose Ariel Sharon’s removal of Israeli settlements from Gaza Strip and West Bank.
06 "Karl Rove – The Architect" Michael Kirk April 12, 2005 (2005-04-12)
Karl Rove.
07 "Death of a Princess" Antony Thomas April 19, 2005 (2005-04-19)
25th anniversary re-broadcast. Docu-drama based on the story of Saudi Misha'al bint Fahd al Saud, publicly executed for alleged adultery.
08 "The New Asylums" Miri Navasky, Karen O’Connor May 10, 2005 (2005-05-10)
Mentally ill persons in the criminal justice system.
09 "A Jew Among Germans" Marian Marzynski May 31, 2005 (2005-05-31)
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.
10 "Private Warriors" Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith June 21, 2005 (2005-06-21)
Private military companies in Iraq.
11 "The O.J. Verdict" Ofra Bikel October 4, 2005 (2005-10-04)
O. J. Simpson murder case.
12 "The Torture Question" Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore September 7, 2005 (2005-09-07)
Enhanced interrogation techniques, Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
13 "The Last Abortion Clinic" Raney Aronson October 8, 2005 (2005-10-08)
Abortion debate, Pro-life movement.
14 "The Storm" Martin Smith November 22, 2005 (2005-11-22)
Hurricane Katrina, criticism of government response to Hurricane Katrina.

2006[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Country Boys" David Sutherland January 9, 2006 (2006-01-09)
02 "Sex Slaves" Ric Esther Bienstock, Felix Golubev, Simcha Jacobovici February 7, 2006 (2006-02-07)
Human trafficking for the purpose of sexual slavery.
03 "The Meth Epidemic" Carl Byker, David Davis February 14, 2006 (2006-02-14)
Methamphetamine.
04 "The Insurgency" Tom Roberts February 21, 2006 (2006-02-21)
Insurgency in Iraq.
05 "The Tank Man" Antony Thomas April 11, 2006 (2006-04-11)
Tank Man, anonymous man who stood in front of tanks during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
06 "Can You Afford to Retire?" Hedrick Smith, Rick Young May 16, 2006 (2006-05-16)
Saving for retirement.
07 "The Age of AIDS" Renata Simone, William Cran, Greg Barker May 30, 2006 (2006-05-30)
4-hour special on the 25th anniversary of first diagnosed case of AIDS. History of the pandemic.
08 "The Dark Side" Michael Kirk June 20, 2006 (2006-06-20)
Dick Cheney’s conflict with George Tenet regarding the war on terror.
09 "Return of the Taliban" Martin Smith October 3, 2006 (2006-10-03)
Resurgence of the Taliban.
10 "The Enemy Within" Lowell Bergman, Oriana Zill de Granados October 10, 2006 (2006-10-10)
Domestic counter-terrorism efforts in the United States.
11 "The Lost Year in Iraq" Michael Kirk October 17, 2006 (2006-10-17)
L. Paul Bremer, post-invasion Iraq.
12 "A Hidden Life" Rachel Dretzin, Muriel Soenens November 14, 2006 (2006-11-14)
James E. West (politician), recalled mayor of Spokane, Washington.
13 "Living Old" Miri Navasky, Karen O’Connor November 21, 2006 (2006-11-21)
Issues facing Americans 85 years of age and older.

2007[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "Hand of God" Joe Cultrera January 16, 2007 (2007-01-16)
Child abuse within the Catholic Church.
02 "News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin (Part 1)" Raney Aronson, Lowell Bergman, Stephen Talbot February 13, 2007 (2007-02-13)
Journalism sourcing.
03 "News War: Secrets, Sources and Spin (Part 2)" Raney Aronson, Lowell Bergman, Stephen Talbot February 20, 2007 (2007-02-20)
Journalism sourcing.
04 "News War: What’s Happening to the News (Part 3)" Raney Aronson, Lowell Bergman, Stephen Talbot February 27, 2007 (2007-02-27)
News media, media of the United States.
05 "News Wars: Stories From a Small Planet (Part 4)" Raney Aronson, Lowell Bergman, Stephen Talbot March 27, 2007 (2007-03-27)
Global news.
06 "So Much So Fast" Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan April 3, 2007 (2007-04-03)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.”
07 "Gangs of Iraq" Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith April 17, 2007 (2007-04-17)
Sectarian militias and violence in Iraq.
08 "Hot Politics" Peter Bull April 24, 2007 (2007-04-24)
Political influences on America’s response to global warming.
09 "The Mormons" Helen Whitney April 30, 2007 (2007-04-30)
4-hour special on Mormons/[[[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]].
10 "When Kids Get Life" Ofra Bikel May 8, 2007 (2007-05-08)
Children under eighteen tried as adults and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
11 "Spying on the Homefront" Hedrick Smith May 15, 2007 (2007-05-15)
National Security Agency domestic surveillance, civil liberties.
12 "Endgame" Michael Kirk June 19, 2007 (2007-06-19)
Strategic and tactical mistakes in the Iraq War, exit strategy.
13 "Cheney’s Law" Michael Kirk October 16, 2007 (2007-10-16)
Dick Cheney’s battle to expand the powers of the presidency.
14 "Showdown with Iran" Greg Barker, Claudia Rizzi October 23, 2007 (2007-10-23)
Iran – United States relations since 9/11.
15 "The Undertaking" Miri Navasky, Karen O’Connor October 30, 2007 (2007-10-30)
Behind-the-scenes look at the funerary business.
16 "On Our Watch" Neil Docherty November 20, 2007 (2007-11-20)
Failure of the United Nations and its members to intervene in the war in Darfur.

2008[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Medicated Child" Marcela Gaviria January 8, 2008 (2008-01-08)
Prescribing anti-psychotic drugs to troubled children.
02 "Growing Up Online" Rachel Dretzin, John Maggio January 22, 2008 (2008-01-22)
Children on the Internet.
03 "A Dangerous Business Revisited" Neil Docherty, David Rummel February 5, 2008 (2008-02-05)
McWane Inc., workplace safety.
04 "Rules of Engagement" Arun Rath, Raney Aronson-Rath February 19, 2008 (2008-02-19)
Haditha killings.
05 "Bush’s War" Michael Kirk March 24, 2008 (2008-03-24)
Conflicts during George W. Bush’s presidency.
06 "Bad Voodoo’s War" Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan April 1, 2008 (2008-04-01)
07 "Sick Around the World" Deborah Scranton April 15, 2008 (2008-04-15)
Health-care systems.
08 "Storm Over Everest" David Breashears May 13, 2008 (2008-05-13)
1996 Mount Everest disaster.
09 "Young & Restless in China" Sue Williams, Kathryn Dietz June 17, 2008 (2008-06-17)
Coming of age in modern China.
10 "The Choice 2008" Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore October 14, 2008 (2008-10-14)
Dual biographies of John McCain and Barack Obama.
11 "HEAT" Martin Smith October 21, 2008 (2008-10-21)
12 "The War Briefing" Marcela Gaviria October 28, 2008 (2008-10-28)
Challenges for the incoming president of the United States.
13 "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story" Stefan Forbes November 11, 2008 (2008-11-11)
Lee Atwater.
14 "The Hugo Chavez Show" Ofra Bikel November 25, 2008 (2008-11-25)
Hugo Chavez.

2009[edit]

# Title Producer Original Air Date
01 "The Old Man and the Storm" June Cross January 6, 2009 (2009-01-06)
Rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana.
02 "Dreams of Obama" Michael Kirk January 20, 2009 (2009-01-20)
Political biography of Barack Obama.
03 "My Father, My Brother, and Me" Dave Iverson, Michael Schwarz February 3, 2009 (2009-02-03)
Parkinson’s disease.
04 "Inside the Meltdown" Michael Kirk February 17, 2009 (2009-02-17)
Late-2000s financial crisis.
05 "Ten Trillion and Counting" David Schisgall, Tom Yellin, Gabrielle Tenenbaum, Mark Obenhaus March 24, 2009 (2009-03-24)
United States public debt.
06 "Sick Around America" Jon Palfreman March 31, 2009 (2009-03-31)
Health care in the United States.
07 "Black Money" Lowell Bergman, Oriana Zill April 7, 2009 (2009-04-07)
Bribery in international business.
08 "Poisoned Waters" Hedrick Smith, Marc Shaffer April 21, 2009 (2009-04-21)
Water pollution in the United States.
09 "The Released" Karen O’Connor April 28, 2009 (2009-04-28)
When inmates with mental illness are released from prison.
10 "The Madoff Affair" Martin Smith May 12, 2009 (2009-05-12)
Madoff investment scandal.
11 "Breaking the Bank" Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser June 16, 2009 (2009-06-16)
Bank of America.
12 "Obama’s War" Martin Smith, Marcela Gaviria October 13, 2009 (2009-10-13)
President Barack Obama’s Afghanistan strategy.
13 "The Warning" Michael Kirk October 20, 2009 (2009-10-20)
Brooksley Born’s failed campaign to regulate the derivatives market.
14 "Close to Home" Ofra Bikel October 27, 2009 (2009-10-27)
Effects of the recession on the American middle class.
15 "A Death in Tehran" Monica Garnsey November 17, 2009 (2009-11-17)
Death of Neda Agha-Soltan.
16 "The Card Game" Lowell Bergman, Oriana Zill November 24, 2009 (2009-11-24)
Credit cards, credit (finance) industry.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • PBS.org – Full chronological list
  • PBS-frontline – Watch Frontline online (streamed without commercials)

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