‘Frontline’ summer schedule 2018

“Frontline” investigates the controversial stories shaping our times, from criminal justice to politics to global issues. Examine the scope and complexity of the human, social and political experience on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

June 12

“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. Watch online now.

July 10

“Trump’s Takeover”
Go inside President Trump’s high-stakes battle for control of the Republican party. Examine how Trump attacked fellow Republicans and used inflammatory rhetoric that rallied his base and further divided the country in his first year as president. See more about this episode.

July 17

“Blackout in Puerto Rico”
Investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Produced in collaboration with NPR, the film examines how the federal response, Wall Street and years of neglect have left the island struggling to survive.

July 24

“UN Sex Abuse Scandal” – New
Investigate claims of sex abuse by United Nations peacekeepers in the world’s conflict zones, and see how these allegations can be traced from Bosnia to Congo to the Central African Republic, with firsthand accounts from survivors, witnesses and officials.

July 31

“An American Family Living Under ISIS” – New
Discover the story of an American woman who survived two years in ISIS-controlled Raqqa with her children. See how they ultimately escaped as ISIS was defeated in the city and wound up in legal limbo in a Kurdish detention camp. Plus, a report from Yemen.

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