Political Science


New! 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.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! 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.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! 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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New! 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.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! 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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New! 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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New! 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...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

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

The Transatlantic Relationship Has Been Irreparably Damaged: A Debate 74 min.

The transatlantic relationship between the United States and Europe has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and has helped ensure global peace and stability. Rising populism and income inequality, however, coupled with a new array of world leaders may signal an end to this historic relationship. Some warn that President Trump's support for Brexit, attacks on the North At...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Unresolved: Shifting Power in the Middle East: A Debate 80 min.

The Middle East remains a powder keg. Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have engulfed Syria, Yemen, and other countries. How should the United States respond to the shifting politics and volatile situation in the Middle East? In this debate, five foreign policy experts examine three pressing q...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019