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Season 39

8 Sep. 2020
Growing Up Poor in America
Children and their families navigate poverty, homelessness, race, and new challenges brought on by COVID-19 in Ohio.
 
15 Sep. 2020
Policing the Police 2020
Writer Jelani Cobb looks at race, policing and the prospects for reform in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
 
22 Sep. 2020
The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden
Ahead of the 2020 election, FRONTLINE's acclaimed series "The Choice", investigates the biographies of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, focusing on how they have responded in moments of crisis.
 
6 Oct. 2020
America's Medical Supply Crisis
The U.S. was left scrambling for critical medical equipment as COVID-19 swept the country. FRONTLINE investigates the fragmented global medical supply chain and its deadly consequences during a crisis.
 
20 Oct. 2020
Whose Vote Counts
As America chooses its next president in the midst of a historic pandemic, FRONTLINE investigates whose vote counts - and whose might not.
 
17 Nov. 2020
American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil
A post-election special on the lives, hopes and fears of Americans throughout the pandemic and in the chaotic months leading up to the historic presidential contest.
 
24 Nov. 2020
Supreme Revenge: Battle for the Court
From Amy Coney Barrett to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a partisan war for the Supreme Court culminated in Amy Coney Barrett's controversial confirmation days before the 2020 presidential election.
 
15 Dec. 2020
Return From ISIS
Secrets, lies and lasting consequences. For the past four years, journalist Josh Baker has been trying to uncover the truth about an American family's journey from Indiana to the Islamic State group's caliphate and back.
 
8 Jan. 2021
A Thousand Cuts
With press freedom under threat in the Philippines, A Thousand Cuts goes inside the escalating war between the government and the press. The documentary follows Maria Ressa, a renowned journalist who has become a top target of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on the news media.
 
19 Jan. 2021
President Biden
This FRONTLINE episode tells the story of how crisis and tragedy prepared Joe Biden to become America's 46th president. It describes the searing moments that shaped President Biden and what those challenges reveal about how he will govern.
 
26 Jan. 2021
Trump's American Carnage
FRONTLINE investigates Trump's siege on his enemies, the media and even the leaders of his own party, who for years ignored the warning signs of what was to come.
 
2 Feb. 2021
China's COVID Secrets
The untold story of the start of the COVID pandemic and how China responded. Chinese scientists and doctors, international disease experts and health officials reveal missed opportunities to suppress the outbreak and lessons for the world.
 
9 Feb. 2021
Iraq's Assassins / Yemen's COVID coverup
FRONTLINE's Ramita Navai investigates allegations that Iranian-backed Shia militias are threatening and killing critics with impunity and targeting U.S. interests. Also a look at how COVID is worsening Yemen's humanitarian crisis.
 
23 Mar. 2021
Death Is Our Business
Death Is Our Business examines in intimate and moving detail how Black funeral homes in New Orleans have had to adapt to the devastating impact of COVID-19 in their community.
 
13 Apr. 2021
American Insurrection
In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, FRONTLINE examines how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals were radicalized and brought into the political landscape.
 
26 Apr. 2021
The Virus That Shook the World, Part 1
The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and privilege.
 

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