Political Science


New! 537 Votes 104 min.

A gobsmacking look back at how the wildly contested 2000 Presidential election came down to 537 votes. Sometimes, not every vote counts. From Emmy®-winning director Billy Corben and Oscar®-winning executive producer Adam McKay (HBO’s Succession), 537 Votes chronicles the political machinations that led to the unprecedented, contested outcome of the 2000 presidential election. Driven by compelling...

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New! The Perfect Weapon 86 min.

This edge-of-your-seat documentary special explores the disturbing rise of cyber conflict and how it has evolved into the primary way nations sabotage one another. Based on a best-selling book by New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger, The Perfect Weapon explores the rise of cyber conflict as the primary way nations now compete with and sabotage one another. Directed by Emm...

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And She Could Be Next 180 min.

And She Could Be Next follows a defiant movement of women of color as they transform politics from the ground up. Filmed during the historic 2018 midterm elections, the series follows organizers and candidates (including Rashida Tlaib and Stacey Abrams) as they fight for a truly reflective government, asking whether democracy can be preserved—and made stronger—by those most marginalized

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Building a Movement 113 min.

During the 2018 midterms, women of color run for political office in record numbers. Candidates and organizers mobilize to expand the electorate, inspire voters to turn out and make history in the process.

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Claiming Power 82 min.

As a movement of candidates and organizers inspire voters to turn out for the 2018 midterm elections, voter suppression in Georgia casts a shadow on Stacey Abrams’ history-making run for governor.

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United States of Conspiracy 54 min.

How trafficking in conspiracy theories went from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House. FRONTLINE examines the alliance of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Trump advisor Roger Stone, and the president, and their role in the battle over truth and lies.

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The Vote 240 min.

The Vote tells the dramatic story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.

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The Vote: Episode 1 114 min.

This program traces the rise of suffrage militancy, a direct-action approach to politics inspired by Britain’s notoriously militant suffragettes. By 1911, “votes for women” had become, as one journalist noted, “the three small words which constitute the biggest question in the world today.” While galvanizing to many, such radical action was also divisive.

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The Vote: Episode 2 114 min.

This program, part two of the series, examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics. The suffragists, stung by a string of bitter state-level defeats in the fall of 1915, concentrated their energies on the passage of a federal amendment. One faction was determined to pursue a moderate course and work within the political system, while another deployed ever-more confrontational and contro...

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The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden 114 min.

In November 2020, American voters will go to the polls to decide whether President Donald Trump or his Democratic challenger will lead the country for the next four years. In a polarized and bitterly divided country, voter enthusiasm is already at record levels with the turnout predicted to be the highest in a century. Frontline’s The Choice 2020 will explore the character of the candidates by exa...

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