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Season 35

3 Jan. 2017
President Trump
Examine the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews with advisors, business associates and biographers reveal how Trump transformed himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president.
 
17 Jan. 2017
Divided States of America - Part 1
Review the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign.
 
31 Jan. 2017
Battle for Iraq
On the frontlines of the battle for Mosul, with civilians, soldiers, and ISIS suspects. Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad examines the fight and its toll, surviving a suicide bomb. Also, a dramatic report on an Iraqi unit at the center of the fight.
 
27 Feb. 2017
Out of Gitmo
The dramatic story of a Gitmo detainee released from the controversial U.S. prison after 14 years. With NPR, a report on the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists. Also, the untold history of the Guantanamo Bay prison.
 
Last Days of Solitary
A look at what happens to recently released prisoners when they go from solitary confinement to the streets. Included: the long-term effects of solitary confinement; and efforts to reduce its use.
 
2 May 2017
Second Chance Kids
The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to re-evaluate juvenile murder cases.
 
16 May 2017
American Patriot: Inside the Armed Uprising Against the Federal Government
Examine the violent battle between a ranching family in the West and the federal government. See how a fight over land became deadly, invigorated a wider right-wing anti-government movement and continues to challenge prosecutors and law enforcement.
 
23 May 2017
Bannon's War
President Trump's advisor Stephen Bannon's war - with radical Islam, Washington, and White House rivals. The story of Bannon's fight to deliver on Trump's promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America.
 
18 Jul. 2017
Life on Parole
Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique access, the film goes inside the effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison.
 
12 Sep. 2017
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
The story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis, and a Chinese immigrant family's fight to clear their names.
 
4 Oct. 2017
North Korea's Deadly Dictator
Who killed Kim Jong-un's half brother, Kim Jong-nam, and what does the murder reveal about the North Korean leader and his regime?
 
11 Oct. 2017
War on the EPA
Conservative political forces and causes, including skepticism about climate change, propel Scott Pruitt to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
 
18 Oct. 2017
Mosul
Described by some military commanders as the deadliest urban combat since World War II, the battle to drive ISIS out of Mosul as the terror group held civilians captive there was brutal and grueling. Shot over the course of the entire nine-month fight, this vivid documentary follows the experiences of four young soldiers in a team of Iraqi Special Forces tasked with leading the battle. Visceral footage of the fighting is interwoven with intimate and searching interviews with the young soldiers. Full of hope at the beginning of the campaign, the reality of fighting an ...
 
25 Oct. 2017
Putin's Revenge (I)
How Vladimir Putin came to see the United States and Hillary Clinton in particular as enemies. Why he decided to target an American election.
 
1 Nov. 2017
Putin's Revenge (II)
With in-depth reporting from Moscow and Washington, DC, FRONTLINE tells the story of how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy - and why he decided to target an American election. Against the backdrop of investigations by the FBI and Congress into the role Russia played in the 2016 U.S. election, this epic documentary draws on more than 60 interviews with diplomats, intelligence officials, political leaders, journalists, and primary sources to trace how Putin went from low-ranking KGB agent to long-serving president of a newly assertive Russia with ...
 

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