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Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as 'the last best hope for broadcast documentaries,' FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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The Trouble with Antibiotics

12/19/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling antibiotic resistance in people are examined.

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - Pax Romana/A Light To The Nations

12/23/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Explores the life of Jesus and depicts on the origins of Christianity using historical evidence.

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - (Pt.2)

12/24/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

FRONTLINE examines the period after the first revolt, tracing the development and impact of the Gospels and looking at the increasingly hostile relationship between the Christians and the Jews. The film looks at another bloody Jewish war against Rome, the second revolt, assessing its impact on the Christianity movement. The broadcast documents the extraordinary events of the second and third centuries in which Christianity grew from a small Jewish sect to an official religion of the Roman Empire.

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - Pax Romana/A Light To The Nations

12/24/2014 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

FRONTLINE presents the epic story of the rise of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence, the series transports viewers back 2000 years to the time and place where Jesus of Nazareth once lived and preached and challenges familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Program 1 traces the life of Jesus of Nazareth, exploring the message that helped his ministry grow and the events that led to his crucifixion around 30 C.E. The film then turns to the period that followed Jesus' death, examining the rise of Christianity and concluding with the first revolt - the bloody and violent siege of Jerusalem and the beginning of a rift between Christianity and Judaism. The broadcast explores new evidence suggesting that Jesus' followers, because of their diversity and the differences in their cultures and languages, looked at and interpreted Jesus and his teachings in many different ways. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence, FRONTLINE transports viewers back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus of Nazareth once lived and preached and challenges familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. The first program traces the life of Jesus of Nazareth, exploring the message that helped his ministry grow and the events that led to his crucifixion around 30 C.E. The film then turns to the period that followed Jesus' death, examining the rise of Christianity and concluding with the first revolt the bloody and violent siege of Jerusalem and the beginning of a rift between Christianity and Judaism. New evidence suggests that Jesus' followers, because of their diversity and the differences in their cultures and languages, looked at and interpreted Jesus and his teachings in many different ways. The second hour turns from the life of Jesusto the period that followed his death, examining the rise of Christia nity and concluding with the First

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1

12/26/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

An investigation into the NFL and brain injuries reveals the true health risks to football players.

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians - (Pt.2)

12/30/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Explores the life of Jesus and depicts on the origins of Christianity using historical evidence.

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2

01/02/2015 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

The hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries and the true risks to football players are revealed.

Gunned Down

01/06/2015 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA uses its political power to stop gun regulation in America.

Putin's Way

01/13/2015 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Accusations of corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia are investigated.

The Real Csi

01/23/2015 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

A Frontline investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science.

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1

01/27/2015 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

An investigation into the NFL and brain injuries reveals the true health risks to football players.

Outlawed In Pakistan

01/30/2015 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

A teenager makes her way through Pakistan's broken justice system after accusing four men of rape.

Life and Death In Assisted Living

02/06/2015 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

A look at the nation's largest assisted living company sheds light on this billion dollar industry.

Being Mortal

02/10/2015 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Writer and surgeon Atul Gawande examines how doctors care for terminally ill patients.

Dollars and Dentists

02/27/2015 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Miles O'Brien investigates the flaws in America's dental system and nascent proposals to fix them.

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