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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/

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Documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Growing Up Trans #3401 [TV-RE]
An intimate exploration of the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. The film examines new medical interventions increasingly being offered at younger ages.

  • KET Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 1 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria #3114 [TV-PG]
A look at the alarming rise of untreatable infections in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies have abandoned the development of new antibiotics.

  • KET Tuesday, July 7 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 8 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Escaping ISIS #3312 [TV-RE]
The lives of women who were held as sex slaves by ISIS and the people who saved them are explored.

  • KET Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, July 15 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 19 at 2:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty #3220 [TV-RE]
A documentary about two filmmakers who set out to interview El Chapo Guzman, leader of one of the biggest drug cartels in history. Before his capture in 2014, El Chapo had been on the run from the U.S. and Mexican governments for over a decade.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 22 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, July 26 at 2:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA #3304 [TV-RE]
How the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America is investigated. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, this program examines why despite the national trauma over gun violence Washington hasn't acted.

  • KET Tuesday, August 4 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 9 at 3:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned The Retirement Gamble #3108 [TV-PG]
The program reveals how fees, self-dealing, and kickbacks bring great profits to Wall Street while imperiling the prospects of a secure future for individuals.

  • KET Tuesday, August 18 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 19 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 23 at 2:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned The Trouble with Chicken #3218 [TV-RE]
Examine the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat.

  • KET Tuesday, August 25 at 10:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 26 at 3:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 2:00 am EDT

Prison State #3210 [TV-PG]
The impact of mass incarceration in America, focusing on a troubled housing project, Beecher Terrace in Louisville, Kentucky, and a statewide effort to reverse the trend are examined.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 9:00 am EDT

Closed Captioned Topic to be announced

  • KET Tuesday, September 1 at 10:00 pm EDT
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