‘Frontline’ examines controversial newsmakers

“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. See through powerful investigative storytelling that answers only to you. From criminal justice to politics to global issues, the reporting of PBS’ flagship public affairs series takes you inside the controversial, complex stories shaping our times, each Tuesday at 9 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on Arizona PBS.

Aug. 13: “Outbreak”

Amid a new Ebola outbreak, the story of the deadly 2014 epidemic and why it wasn’t stopped sooner. With exclusive access to decision-makers, responders and victims, the film exposes tragic missteps during the outbreak in West Africa. Watch online.

Aug. 27: “The Abortion Divide”

Go inside the fight over abortion through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark “Frontline” film from the 1980s, look at both sides of the abortion divide in a community still embroiled in the conflict.

Sept. 3: “Trump’s Trade War”

The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. With reporting from the U.S. and China, NPR and “Frontline” investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

Sept. 10: “Flint’s Deadly Water”

Expose the deadly toll from the Flint water crisis. A two-year “Frontline” investigation uncovers the roots and extent of a deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak during the water crisis, and how officials failed to stop it.

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