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America's Medical Supply Crisis

America's Medical Supply Crisis

America's Medical Supply Crisis

Why was the United States left scrambling for critical medical equipment as the coronavirus swept the country? With the Associated Press, FRONTLINE investigates the fragmented global medical supply chain and its deadly consequences.
S2020 E21 Length 54:21 Premiere: 10.6.20

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Growing Up Poor in America

Explore the experience of child poverty against the backdrop of the pandemic and increasing racial tensions.

  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 9:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday December 10, 2020 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday December 10, 2020 2:00 am CT on KET

Return from ISIS - S36 E12

The story of an American woman who survived two years in ISIS controlled Raqqa with her children. How they ultimately escaped as ISIS was defeated in the city and wound up in legal limbo in a Kurdish detention camp. Also, a report from Yemen.

  • Tuesday December 15, 2020 10:00 pm ET on KET
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  • Thursday December 17, 2020 3:00 am ET on KET
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Supreme Revenge: Battle for the Court - S37 E14

  • Thursday November 26, 2020 3:00 am ET on KET
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American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil

  • Thursday November 19, 2020 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 2:00 am CT on KET
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 9:00 pm CT on KET

China Undercover

  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 10:00 pm ET on KET
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The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden

  • Monday November 2, 2020 9:00 pm ET on KET
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Season 2020

Episodes

Season 2020 Episodes

American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil

S2020 E23 Length 54:23 Premiere Date 11.17.20

Whose Vote Counts

S2020 E22 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 10.20.20

America's Medical Supply Crisis

S2020 E21 Length 54:21 Premiere Date 10.6.20

The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden

S2020 E20 Length 1:54:21 Premiere Date 9.22.20

Policing the Police 2020

S2020 E19 Length 54:20 Premiere Date 9.15.20

Growing Up Poor in America

S2020 E18 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 9.8.20

Love, Life & the Virus/Undocumented in the Pandemic

S2020 E17 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 8.11.20

United States of Conspiracy

S2020 E16 Length 54:37 Premiere Date 7.28.20

COVID's Hidden Toll

S2020 E15 Length 54:26 Premiere Date 7.21.20

Once Upon A Time In Iraq

S2020 E14 Length 1:54:22 Premiere Date 7.14.20

Opioids, Inc.

S2020 E13 Length 54:23 Premiere Date 6.23.20

The Virus: What Went Wrong?

S2020 E12 Length 1:24:22 Premiere Date 6.16.20

Inside Italy's COVID War

S2020 E11 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 5.19.20

Coronavirus Pandemic

S2020 E10 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 4.21.20

China Undercover

S2020 E9 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 4.7.20

Plastic Wars

S2020 E8 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 3.31.20

NRA Under Fire

S2020 E7 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 3.24.20

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

S2020 E6 Length 1:54:22 Premiere Date 2.18.20

Battle for Hong Kong

S2020 E5 Length 54:17 Premiere Date 2.11.20

Taliban Country/The Luanda Leaks

S2020 E4 Length 54:48 Premiere Date 1.21.20

America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump (Part Two)

S2020 E3 Length 1:54:18 Premiere Date 1.13.20

America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump (Part One)

S2020 E2 Length 1:55:13 Premiere Date 1.13.20

Targeting El Paso

S2020 E1 Length 54:48 Premiere Date 1.7.20

Clips and Previews

Season 2020 Clips and Previews

"America's Medical Supply Crisis" - Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 10.6.20

Alexandra Salazar — Interview

Clip Length 01:10 Premiere Date 4.13.20

Shavonda Sisson — Interview

Clip Length 01:07 Premiere Date 4.13.20

Hannah Gleeson — Interview

Clip Length 01:51 Premiere Date 4.13.20

Doug Doeren — Interview

Clip Length 01:33 Premiere Date 4.13.20

FRONTLINE Peabody Institutional Award

Preview Length 02:10 Premiere Date 6.9.20

Obama Speaks at Harvard Law in '90

Clip Length 11:39 Premiere Date 4.24.90

"Gangs of Iraq" - Preview

Preview Length 00:32 Premiere Date 4.17.07

Haiti: The Aid Dilemma

Clip Length 14:49 Premiere Date 6.25.10

Law & Disorder: Robert Williams

Clip Length 01:38 Premiere Date 8.8.10

Brain Wars: David Nash

Clip Length 01:12 Premiere Date 9.9.10

Brain Wars: The Purple Heart

Clip Length 10:04 Premiere Date 9.9.10

Specials

Tutwiler

Length 34:00 Premiere Date 5.6.20

Ebola in Congo

Length 22:40 Premiere Date 12.23.19

Waiting for Tearah

Length 22:56 Premiere Date 10.7.19

Anti-Abortion Crusaders

Length 15:15 Premiere Date 12.15.17

Betting on Trump: Water

Length 11:25 Premiere Date 2.15.17

Betting on Trump: Jobs

Length 10:17 Premiere Date 2.15.17

Mosquito Hunter

Length 11:55 Premiere Date 8.1.16

Children of ISIS

Length 10:40 Premiere Date 11.23.15

God in America: Six: Of God and Caesar

Length 55:17 Premiere Date 10.13.10

God in America: Five: Soul of a Nation

Length 56:10 Premiere Date 10.13.10

God In America: Four: A New Light

Length 55:58 Premiere Date 10.12.10

God in America: Three: A Nation Reborn

Length 51:09 Premiere Date 10.12.10

God in America: One: A New Adam

Length 56:01 Premiere Date 10.11.10

God in America: Two: A New Eden

Length 56:45 Premiere Date 10.11.10

The Mormons Part One

Length 1:51:07 Premiere Date 4.5.10

The Mormons Part Two

Length 1:52:19 Premiere Date 4.5.10

Gangs of Iraq

Length 54:40 Premiere Date 4.17.07

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