Political Science


Finding the Way Home 65 min.

Finding the Way Home highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, focusing on the stories of eight children who have been reunited with family members or placed in loving foster homes after experiencing the trauma of institutionalization. The film shares insights from families, social workers and dedicated foster paren...

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The Crown Prince of Arabia 114 min.

FRONTLINE investigates the rise and rule of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, including his vision for the future, his handling of dissent, his relationship with the US—and his ties to columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing.

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Flint's Deadly Water 54 min.

Investigators exposethe deadly toll from the Flint water crisis. A two-year Frontline investigation uncovers the roots and extent of a deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak during the water crisis, and how officials failed to stop it.

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In the Age of AI 114 min.

It has been called "the new Space Race." This time it is China taking on the United States, and the race is to seize control of a technology with the potential to change everything: the way we work; how we play; how our democracy functions; how the world could be realigned. Frontline explores some of the ways in which our world is being re-shaped and reimagined by the technology of artificial inte...

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On the President’s Orders 54 min.

This is the story of President Duterte's campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines, told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the bloody war--the Manila police and an ordinary family from the slums.

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President Trump Takes on the Press 54 min.

President Trump is taking on the press with a time-tested strategy. Explore the origins of the latest measles outbreak, pro sports free agency, and the consequences of a law meant to save wild horses. Andy Borowitz celebrates the no-apology apology.

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Public Housing Influenced by a 1970s Experiment 55 min.

Public housing policy is being influenced by a 1970s experiment. Newborn tests are a legacy of a boy who spent life in a bubble. Medical professionals raise concerns about brain injuries in sports. Too few people (not too many) is a problem. Andy Borowitz takes on the Space Force.

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Capitalism Is a Blessing 82 min.

Recent polls suggest that two out of three Americans favor capitalism over socialism as an economic system. But with the wealth gap widening and the number of people who identify themselves as democratic socialists rising, some Americans are questioning whether capitalism is the best way to organize a nation's economy. Supporters of capitalism argue that no other system has been as effective in cr...

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Torn Apart: Separated at the Border 40 min.

Directed and produced by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent, the intimate 40-minute film follows two mothers who were each separated from their children in the United States for months and are desperate to reunite with them. After fleeing violence that claimed the life of her husband and two uncles in Honduras, María was detained and separated from her 10-year-old son Alex for...

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The Recent U.S. Policy Toward China Is Productive: A Debate 95 min.

The United States is cracking down onChinain an attempt tocreate a more favorable balance of trade. Other concerns include continuing Chinese thefts of intellectual property and the imposition of technology transfer requirements to do business in China. The U.S. seeks to frustrate China’s program to achieve dominance in a range of advanced technologies. And it wants to cripple Huawei, the telecoms...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019