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Rape in the Fields

09/17/2014 at 8:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

For the women who pick and process the food we eat every day, getting sexually assaulted, and even raped, is sometimes part of the job. FRONTLINE and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants pay to stay employed and provide for their families. This investigation is the result of a yearlong reporting effort by veteran FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Two American Families

09/19/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Two families in Milwaukee - one black, one white - work hard to keep from sliding into poverty.

Separate and Unequal

09/26/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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

Bigger Than Vegas!

09/30/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

The explosive growth of Macau as the gambling capital of the world is investigated.

Dollars and Dentists

10/03/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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

Death By Fire 2

10/07/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

Cameron Todd Willingham was executed for arson deaths. New science raises doubts about his guilt.

The Trouble with Antibiotics

10/14/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people. Also this hour: An exclusive interview with the family of a young man who died in a nightmare bacteria outbreak that swept through a hospital at the National Institutes of Health.

Losing Iraq

10/21/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the US is being pulled back in the conflict.

The Rise of Isis

10/28/2014 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. As part of a special FRONTLINE series, Correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.

The Education of Michelle Rhee

11/14/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

The legacy of Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, is examined.

The Real Csi

11/28/2014 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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

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