Frontline Previous Broadcasts

Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? (Episode #3204)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 7:00 AM

In 2013, Frontline marked the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination with a reprise of its investigative biography of the man at the center of the political crime of the 20th century. At the heart of the assassination lies the puzzle of Lee Harvey Oswald: Was he the emotionally disturbed lone gunman of the 1964 Warren Commission report? Was he, as the House Select Committee on Assassinations concluded, probably part of a conspiracy on that day in Dallas? Or was he an unwitting fall guy, the patsy, as Oswald himself claimed when he was arrested on November 22, 1963?
20 years ago, in the most comprehensive attempt on American television to penetrate this enduring enigma, Frontline's investigative team spent more than a year reexamining Oswald's life and sifting through the psychological, political, and forensic evidence of his role in the assassination. Traveling to Japan, Russia, Europe, Mexico, Canada and across the United States, the team uncovered new witnesses, documents, photographs, video and audio recordings of Lee Oswald, many of which had never before been made public.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Isis In Afghanistan (Episode #3318H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 17, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

Inside the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan and how they're training the next generation of jihadists. With rare access to ISIS, Correspondent Najibullah Quraishi sees first-hand their spreading power. Also, Pakistan's police fight against the Taliban.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 21, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 20, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 18, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA (Episode #3304H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 10, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

Frontline investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Gunned Down examines why despite the national trauma over gun violence Washington hasn't acted.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 15, 2015 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 13, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 11, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

Terror In Little Saigon (Episode #3317H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 -- 10:00 PM

Searching for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists. Frontline and ProPublica investigate a series of unsolved murders and attacks, uncovering a trail from American cities to jungles in Southeast Asia.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 6, 2015 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 4, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
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