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The Virus: What Went Wrong?

The Virus: What Went Wrong?

As COVID-19 spread from Asia to the Middle East to Europe, why was the U.S. caught so unprepared? Despite repeated warnings of a potent contagion headed our way, America’s leaders failed to prepare and protect us. Why and who is accountable?
S2020 E12 Length 1:24:22 Premiere: 6.16.20

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In the Shadow of 9/11

Discover how seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged al-Qaeda plot since 9/11.

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China's COVID Secrets

Learn how China responded to the coronavirus pandemic. Chinese scientists and doctors, international disease experts, and health officials reveal missed opportunities to suppress the outbreak.

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Leaving Afghanistan

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The Power of the Fed

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Fire in Paradise - S38 E7

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Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

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Season 2020 Episodes

Return From ISIS

S2020 E24 Length 54:22 Premiere Date 12.15.20

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 54:23 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

"The Virus: What Went Wrong?" - Preview

Preview Length 00:31 Premiere Date 6.16.20

The Last Call

Clip Length 11:22 Premiere Date 6.16.20

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

2020: Year in Review | FRONTLINE

Clip Length 02:28 Premiere Date 12.1.20

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

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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