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Full List of Frontline Episodes

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Below is a complete Frontline episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Frontline episodes are listed along with the Frontline episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Frontline episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items on this list include “Ten Trillion and Counting” and “Frontline: The Age of AIDS.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Frontline episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
1
Crisis in Central America Apr 08 1985
Crisis in Central America is a Frontline documentary that examines Central America from 1898 through the present including the Yankee Years, The Cuban Revolution, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.
2
Waco: the Inside Story Oct 17 1995
Frontline investigates the April 1993 FBI siege of the Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas.
3
The Lost Children of Rockdale County Oct 19 1999
The Lost Children of Rockdale County was a television episode presented by Frontline.
4
Cheney's Law Oct 16 2007
Frontline traces the behind-closed-doors battle within the Bush administration over the power of the presidency and the rule of law.
5
Washington's Other Scandal Oct 06 1998
Frontline looks at the 1996 presidential election which up to that time was the most expensive and corrupt in history.
6
Shattered Dreams of Peace
This documentary examines the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians from 1995, the opportunity for peace in 2000, and the collapse of that opportunity.
7
Drug Wars
Frontline examines the drug epidemic in the United States and the "war on drugs."
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The Choice '96 Oct 08 1996
Frontline profiles the 1996 presidential candidates, Bill Clinton and Bob Dole
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Daisy: Story of a Facelift Mar 28 1983
Daisy is 55 and terrified of growing old. She feels she needs a facelift. From the moment of her decision, Frontline follows her through all the procedures, but the heart of the story is an ...more
10
A Chinese Affair Feb 07 1983
Frontline correspondent Charles Cobb journeys to a Washington, DC that tourists rarely see. The nation's capital, seventy-five percent black, faces widespread poverty, yet it is run by some of ...more
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Chasing the Basketball Dream Apr 23 1984
Many young men, especially many poor blacks in the nation's cities, dream of making it big by playing basketball. Charlie Cobb looks at some who make it-and many who will not-and at many of the ...more
12
The Mind of a Murderer: Part 2 Mar 26 1984
Part 2 raises serious questions about the use of psychiatric evidence in criminal proceedings. Kenneth Bianchi convinced experts that he had multiple personalities and was mentally unfit to ...more
13
Potomac Fever Apr 02 1985
Every two years, a desire to represent their home districts in Washington brings a group of first-time freshmen congressmen to the nation's capital on the shores of the Potomac river. Frontline ...more
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Crisis in Central America 3: Revolution in Nicaragua Apr 11 1985
In 1979, the Sandinistas led a revolution that overthrew the Somoza dynasty which had ruled Nicaragua for almost 50 years. It was a revolution the US first tried to prevent, then tried to court, ...more
15
Sue the Doctor? Jan 28 1986
For many doctors, practicing medicine has become a nightmare. Today, one out of every six American doctors faces a malpractice suit. Frontline takes an inside look at the fierce battle ...more
16
Holy War, Holy Terror Jun 03 1986
Frontline correspondent John Laurence examines the background of the Islamic Revolution, the roots of radical Shiism and reveals why Iran's war with Iraq is an important step in spreading their ...more
17
Comrades IX: Baltic Chic Aug 26 1986
Fashion-conscious Estonians living on the Gulf of Finland are inspired by the Western styles of Dallas and Dynasty which are picked up from Finnish TV in Helsinki, fifty miles away. Frontline ...more
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Racism 101 May 10 1988
Frontline explores the disturbing increase in racial incidents and violence on America's college campuses. The attitudes of black and white students reveal increasing tensions at some of the ...more
19
The Politics of Prosperity Oct 10 1988
In the last weeks of the 1988 presidential campaign, correspondent William Greider explores the private but increasingly intense debate about what the next president should do to avoid economic ...more
20
Miss USSR Feb 06 1990
Frontline goes behind the scenes at the Soviet Union's first national beauty pageant with an intimate, bittersweet examination of the status and struggles of women in the USSR.
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The Spirit of Crazy Horse Dec 18 1990
One hundred years after the massacre at Wounded Knee, Milo Yellow Hair recounts the story of his people-from the lost battles for their land against the invading whites-to the bitter internal ...more
22
Innocence Lost May 07 1991
What has happened to the small town of Edenton, North Carolina, now that its most prestigious day-care has been closed down because of charges of sexual abuse? Frontline examines the painful ...more
23
The Gates Nomination Jul 15 1991
At the start of US Senate confirmation hearings, Frontline probes the background of Robert M. Gates, President Bush's nominee to head the CIA. The program, anchored by Hodding Carter III, ...more
24
In the Shadow of Sakharov Oct 15 1991
Frontline recounts the saga of Andrei Sakharov, the nuclear physicist turned human-rights advocate who became the father of the Soviet democracy movement. With unique access to Sakharov's family ...more
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In Search of Our Fathers Nov 24 1992
Marco Williams was 24 years old when he learned his father's name. It was the first of many things he would discover about himself and his family in a journey into his family's past. Frontline ...more