Political Science


New! 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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New! Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn 98 min.

Directed by Ivy Meeropol, this film offers an unflinching look at the infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who prosecuted Meeropol’s grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and later argued persuasively for their execution in what became known as the “atomic spies” case. The film examines Cohn’s life as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy in the late 1950s – when the young Cohn first learned to wiel...

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New! America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump 230 min.

As television’s premier public affairs series, FRONTLINE is the recognized leader in producing compelling and engaging documentaries that explore the stories and issues of our times. From foreign affairs to family matters, social issues to criminal justice, politics to the press, FRONTLINE goes beyond the superficial sound bite of the television newsmagazine to offer in-depth, intelligent and obje...

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New! Stockton On My Mind 90 min.

Stockton on My Mind is amulti-layered story of millennial Mayor Michael Tubbs, whose own experience growing up amid poverty and violence inspired him to create innovative change in his beleaguered hometown of Stockton, California. Born to a teen age mother and an incarcerated father, Tubbs felt society destined him for either prison or death. Defying expectations, at the age of 26, in 2016, he bec...

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New! The Swamp 115 min.

The Swamp provides a look behind the curtain of Washington politics by following three renegade Republican Congressmen as they bring libertarian and conservative zeal to champion the President’s call to “drain the swamp,” while facing demands to raise money for their re-election campaigns and the Republican national party. Directors Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme (Get Me Roger Stone) track Republ...

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America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Episode 1 114 min.

Episode 1 traces how Barack Obama’s promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump.

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America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Episode 2 114 min.

Episode 2 examines how Donald Trump’s campaign exploited the country’s divisions and how his presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.

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The Poison Squad 111 min.

Based on the book by Deborah Blum,The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley, who took on powerful food manufacturers and their allies. Following Wiley’s unusual experiments and tireless advocacy, the film charts the path of the forgotten man who laid the groundwork for U.S. consumer protection laws, and ultimately the creation of the FDA.

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Targeting El Paso 54 min.

FRONTLINE examines how El Paso became Trump's immigration testing ground, and then the target of a white supremacist. Through interviews with border patrol agents, militias, local advocates, and migrants, this is the inside story from the epicenter of the border crisis.

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Anti-Zionism Is the New Anti-Semitism: A Debate 83 min.

Anti-Semitism, or hostility to Jews, has pervaded many parts of the world to varying degrees for centuries. When attacks on Jews turned violent in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, some Jews formed a movement, known as Zionism, to create a separate homeland for the Jewish people. After the Holocaust resulted in the murder of 6 million Jews during World War II (1939–45), Zionists founded the...

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