Skip to Main Content

In Search of Al Qaeda

In Search of Al Qaeda

In December 2001, as American forces blasted mountain hideouts in the Tora Bora region of Afghanistan, hundreds of Al Qaeda soldiers fled seemingly disappearing into thin air. In this 2002 documentary, FRONTLINE investigates what happened to the fighters who survived.
S2002 E7 Length 55:26 Premiere: 8.24.21

Program Details

FRONTLINE

About FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE explores and illuminates the critical issues of our times - from business and health to social issues, politics and war.

TV Schedules

Jump to Recent Airdates

Upcoming

Boeing's Fatal Flaw

An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws and failed oversight.

  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday October 28, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 28, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET

The Power of the Fed

When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert an economic crisis. As the country's central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

  • Tuesday November 2, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 2, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday November 4, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 4, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET

Pandora Papers

A huge leak reveals hidden assets and deals of the wealthy and powerful, overseas and in the U.S. Also, the legacy of a 1981 massacre in El Salvador.

  • Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 9, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday November 11, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 11, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET

Poor Kids - S30 E24

Follow three young girls from the nation's heartland in this unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children.

  • Tuesday November 23, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 23, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday November 25, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 25, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET
Jump to Upcoming Airdates

Recent

Taliban Takeover

  • Thursday October 14, 2021 2:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 14, 2021 1:00 am CT on KET
  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
Top

Season 2002 Episodes

The Man Who Knew

S2002 E19 Length 1:26:51 Premiere Date 4.25.17

Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero

S2002 E17 Length 1:54:03 Premiere Date 9.3.02

In Search of Al Qaeda

S2002 E7 Length 55:26 Premiere Date 8.24.21

American Porn

S2002 E5 Length 52:46 Premiere Date 2.7.02

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

Brain Wars: Jose Barco

Clip Length 01:36 Premiere Date 9.9.10

Brain Wars: Kenny Eastridge

Clip Length 01:18 Premiere Date 9.9.10

A Merging of Faith & Patriotism

Clip Length 08:47 Premiere Date 10.11.10

God in America - Preview 2

Preview Length 00:32 Premiere Date 10.11.10

A Merging of Faith & Patriotism

Clip Length 08:47 Premiere Date 10.11.10

Frederick Douglass

Clip Length 04:01 Premiere Date 10.11.10

Abraham Lincoln

Clip Length 02:33 Premiere Date 10.11.10

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

Explore KET