How different countries are handling Covid-19

How are democracies and authoritarian states reacting to the coronavirus pandemic? An investigative team is looking for clues worldwide and interviewing virologists, health experts and citizens. Where is the fight against COVID-19 working and where isn’t it? Nine months after the new coronavirus first appeared, […]

New Zealand was almost a part of Australia

It might seem odd to ask why New Zealand is an independent nation but in the late nineteenth century, its inclusion in Australia was seen as a certainty. Yet, as you’ll know, it never joined the Commonwealth of Australia. But why? To find out watch […]

Ode to Desolation

Ode to Desolation is proof that sometime the simplest stories can carry a powerful message. Chris Naum’s piece shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator and fire lookout as hecontemplates the dwindling days of Fire Lookouts in North America. With the influence of […]

FRONTLINE investigates Insys Therapeutics

PBS In Partnership with the Financial Times The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, FRONTLINE investigates how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump

From PBS America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump draws on revelatory new interviews with key political and cultural figures, as well as an unparalleled archive of in-depth broadcast reporting across two presidential administrations, to offer crucial context for the current moment.  Part One traces how Barack […]