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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.

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Firestone and the Warlord #3303 [TV-RE]
The relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor is investigated. The investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.

  • KET Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, November 19 at 3:00 am EST

The Madoff Affair #2714 [TV-PG]
The story behind the world's first truly global Ponzi scheme — a deception that lasted longer, reached wider, and cut deeper than any other business scandal in history.

  • KET Tuesday, December 9 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, December 10 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 14 at 2:00 am EST

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - Pax Romana/A Light To The Nations #1610 [TV-PG]
New and sometimes controversial historical evidence traces the life of Jesus of Nazareth, his message, and the events that led to his crucifixion around 30 C.E. It then follows the rise of Christianity through the First Revolt-the bloody and violent siege of Jerusalem and the beginning of a rift between Christianity and Judaism.

  • KET Tuesday, December 23 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, December 24 at 3:00 am EST

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - (Pt.2) #1612 [TV-PG]
Examines the period after the First Revolt, tracing the development of the Gospels; the increasingly hostile relationship between Christians and Jews; and the Second Revolt, another bloody Jewish war against Rome. During the second and third centuries A.D., Christianity grows from a small Jewish sect to an official religion of the Roman Empire.

  • KET Tuesday, December 30 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, December 31 at 3:00 am EST

Gunned Down #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, January 6 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, January 7 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 2:00 am EST

Putin's Way #3305 [TV-RE]
The accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia are examined. The investigation reveals how the accumulation of wealth and power has led to autocratic rule and the specter of a new Cold War.

  • KET Tuesday, January 13 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, January 14 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 18 at 2:00 am EST

Closed Captioned Prison State #3210 [TV-RE]
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 Wednesday, January 21 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, January 28 at 9:00 am EST

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1 #3202 [TV-PG]
Journalists Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru of ESPN reveal the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries drawn from their forthcoming book, League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth.

  • KET Tuesday, January 27 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, January 28 at 3:00 am EST
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