Since January 1983, Frontline has served as American public television's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," the series' stature over 26 years is reaffirmed through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.
Frontline Previous Broadcasts
Business of Disaster (Episode #3411H)
KQED 9: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 10:00 PM
Disasters are big business. An investigation with NPR into who profits when disaster strikes. The film focuses on Superstorm Sandy: the thousands still not home, the agencies that were supposed to help, and the companies that made millions.
- KQED World: Sun, May 29, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 4:00 AM
The Secret History of Isis (Episode #3410H)
KQED 9: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 10:00 PM
The inside story of the creation of ISIS, and how the U.S. missed the many warning signs. The film uncovers the terror group's earliest plans, the Islamic radicals who became its leaders, and the American failures to stop ISIS's brutal rise.
- KQED World: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 4:00 AM
Benghazi In Crisis (Episode #3409H)
KQED 9: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 10:30 PM
On the ground in Benghazi, birthplace of Libya's uprising, now besieged by ISIS and warring militias. Journalist Feras Kilani goes inside the war-torn city. Also this hour, Safa Al-Ahmad makes a dangerous trip to report on the fighting in Yemen.
- KQED World: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 4:30 AM
Never Forget to Lie (Episode #3109H)
KQED World: Sun, May 1, 2016 -- 9:00 PM
In his latest film, Marian Marzynski (Return to Poland, Shtetl) returns to the Warsaw ghetto of his childhood. Marzynski tells the story of how he as a Jewish boy escaped the Holocaust, hiding from the Nazis and surviving the war as an altar boy in a Catholic monastery. In this deeply personal film, he shares the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors, many of whom are visiting scenes of their childhood for the last time.