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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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Poor Kids

An intimate portrait of the economic crisis in America focuses on what poverty means to children.

Tue, Mar 1 at 11:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Mar 2 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Thu, Mar 3 at 3:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Mar 4 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Mar 5 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Mar 5 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Separate and Unequal

The growing racial divide in American schools is examined, with a focus on Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Fri, Feb 19 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 20 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 20 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Being Mortal

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

Sat, Feb 6 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Rape on the Night Shift

The sexual abuse of undocumented women in the service industry is investigated.

Fri, Feb 26 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 27 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 27 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

An investigation into fantasy sports and online sports betting traces the growth of the businesses.

Tue, Feb 9 at 10:30 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Feb 10 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, Feb 10 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Thu, Feb 11 at 3:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Feb 12 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 13 at 1:30 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Feb 13 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Chasing Heroin

Discover what happens when heroin is treated like a public health crisis, not a crime, in Seattle.

Tue, Feb 23 at 9:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Feb 26 at 3:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Feb 26 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Fri, Feb 26 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Saudi Arabia Uncovered

This inside account sheds light on efforts to bring about change in the Saudi kingdom.

Tue, Mar 29 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Mar 30 at 4:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Apr 15 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Apr 16 at 1:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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