FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE: Secret State Of North Korea

Jan 13, 2014

Just two years on the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is the world's youngest dictator, ruling one of the world's most isolated countries with an iron fist. Like his father and grandfather, he is trying to maintain tight control over what the world sees of North Korea - and what North Koreans see of the world. But as FRONTLINE reveals in Secret State of North Korea, cracks are starting to appear in the regime's information barrier, and it's becoming more porous.

FRONTLINE "Outlawed In Pakistan"

May 28, 2013

In the FRONTLINE documentary, "Outlawed in Pakistan," filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann trace an alleged rape victim's odyssey through her country's justice system.  In Pakistan, women and girls who allege rape are often more strongly condemned than their alleged rapists.  Some are even killed by their own families.  Nosheen and Schellmann also documented the alleged rapists' quest to clear their names.  The program airs tonight at 9:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV.

FRONTLINE "The Retirement Gamble"

Apr 23, 2013

For many Americans, traditional retirement is now a pipe dream.  Nearly 17% believe they'll never retire at all.  Who is to blame?  FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith presents an eye-opening investigation of a financial services industry that may be draining your retirement savings with every passing year.  FRONTLINE's "The Retirement Gamble" airs tonight at 9:00 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV.

Syria Behind The Lines

Apr 10, 2013

In the rural heartland of Syria's countryside, the bloody uprising against President Bashar Al Assad has taken a turn.  In the FRONTLINE documentary "Syria Behind the Lines," which aired Tuesday night on SDPB-TV, award-winning filmmaker Olly Lambert lives on both sides of Syria's sectarian frontline, witnessing the devastating effects of a religious feud that is shaping Syria's future.

FRONTLINE "Kind Hearted Woman"

Apr 1, 2013

In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland has created an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau (now Robin Poor Bear), a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation.  Sutherland followed Robin over three years as she struggled to raise her children, further her education, and heal herself from the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child.  Sutherland and Poor Bear joined Dakota Midday Monday to discuss "Kind Hearted Woman," a special co-presentation of FRONTLINE and Independent Lens.  It airs M

Dropout Nation

Sep 25, 2012

The FRONTLINE special, "Dropout Nation," airs tonight at 8 p.m. Central on SDPB-TV.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school without diplomas.  FRONTLINE spent a semester immersed in Sharpstown High School in Houston, once a notorious "dropout factory," to produce a portrait of four students in crisis and the teachers, counselors and principal waging a daily struggle to get them to graduate.  Dakota Midday host Karl Gehrke is joined by FRONTLINE producer Frank Koughan.

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