Season 21 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 21
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 21
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Frontline Season 21 (2002-2003)
|21x01 Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero |
“Where was God on Sept. 11?” This two-hour report explores that question, as well as the nature of evil and of religion in comments by some 30 observers. Speakers range from clergy ...
|Sep. 03, 2002|
|21x02 Campaign Against Terror |
“The Campaign Against Terror” chronicles the U.S. response to the Sept. 11 attacks. Included: comments by Secretary of State Colin Powell, National Security Adviser Condoleezza ...
|Sep. 08, 2002|
|21x03 The Man Who Knew |
“The Man Who Knew” profiles John O'Neill, the FBI's former New York counterterrorism chief, who was perhaps the country's foremost Al Qaeda expert. However, his intensity and flamboyance ...
|Oct. 03, 2002|
|21x04 Missile Wars |
A report that traces the recent history of antimissile defense, assesses its technological prospects and explores what producer Sherry Jones calls the “politics of the threat” of ...
|Oct. 10, 2002|
|21x05 A Crime of Insanity |
The case of a disturbed gunman who held a class hostage at SUNY-Albany in 1994 is examined. The report explores “questions that arise when the legal and psychiatric worlds collide,” ...
|Oct. 17, 2002|
|21x06 Let's Get Married |
Author Alex Kotlowitz looks at how the decline of marriage and the rise of divorce is affecting American families socially and economically. Kotlowitz visits Oklahoma (which has one ...
|Nov. 14, 2002|
|21x07 In Search of Al Qaeda |
Correspondent Martin Smith visits Pakistan, Yemen and Saudi Arabia to assess U.S. efforts to track down terrorists, and to evaluate Al Qaeda's appeal among the general populations in ...
|Nov. 21, 2002|
|21x08 Much Ado About Something |
Australian filmmaker Michael Rubbo explores the enduring question of whether Shakespeare actually wrote the plays attributed to him. Rubbo is a partisan of Christopher Marlowe, and ...
|Jan. 02, 2003|
|21x09 A Dangerous Business |
The New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize for articles written in conjunction with this 2003 workplace-safety report, which focuses on foundries operated by the McWane Corp. of Birmingham, ...
|Jan. 09, 2003|
|21x10 Failure to Protect: The Taking of Logan Marr |
Part 1 of a two-part probe of Maine's child-protective services explores reasons why a 5-year-old died in foster care in January 2001. Logan Marr and her younger sister Bailey were ...
|Jan. 30, 2003|
|21x11 Failure to Protect: The Caseworker Files |
Following staffers in the Bangor office of Maine's Department of Human Services as they decide to move children from their homes into foster care. They must find “the proper balance ...
|Feb. 06, 2003|
|21x12 China in the Red |
An exploration of what narrator Will Lyman calls “the human cost” of the China's economic reforms, following 10 Chinese citizens between 1998 and 2001. Overall, the “cost” is ...
|Feb. 13, 2003|
|21x13 The War Behind Closed Doors |
A 1985 report that follows up on a 1970 experiment in which Iowa third-graders were encouraged to actively discriminate against one another for two days. Teacher Jane Elliott says that ...
|Feb. 20, 2003|
|21x14 The Long Road to War: A FRONTLINE Special Report |
Examining the history of U.S.-Iraqi relations in the Saddam Hussein era, as well as the actions and motivations of the Iraqi leader and his skill at survival. Also: the origins of the ...
|Feb. 17, 2003|
|21x15 Blair's War |
A look at what producer Eamonn Matthews calls the “tricky game” that the British Prime Minister has been trying to play during the Iraq crisis as he offers himself as “an Atlantic ...
|Apr. 03, 2003|
|21x16 Kim's Nuclear Gamble |
“Kim's Nuclear Gamble” traces “how we got into the mess we're in with North Korea,” says producer Martin Smith, who traces the crisis over Pyongyang's plutonium back to 1994, ...
|Apr. 10, 2003|
|21x17 Cyber War! |
“Cyber War!” examines warfare by computer and assesses the probability of attacks on U.S. infrastructure on what producer Michael Kirk calls a “new kind of battlefield.” The ...
|Apr. 24, 2003|
|21x18 Burden of Innocence |
“Burden of Innocence.” Filmmaker Ofra Bikel follows the cases of five men who did time for crimes they didn't commit. Bikel explores psychological and practical reasons why, after ...
|May. 01, 2003|
|21x19 The Wall Street Fix |
“The Wall Street Fix” traces the rise and fall of WorldCom stock and looks at what N.Y. Atty. Gen. Eliot Spitzer calls a “corrupt business model.” Correspondent: Hedrick Sm ...
|May. 08, 2003|
|21x20 The Other Drug War |
A report on prescription-drug pricing focuses on complaints from consumers about high prices and state-government efforts in Maine and Oregon to control drug costs. The hour also includes ...
|Jun. 19, 2003|
|21x21 Public Schools, Inc. |
“Public Schools, Inc.” explores the career of Chris Whittle, founder of Edison Schools, the for-profit company that manages public schools around the country. The trouble is, Edison ...
|Jul. 03, 2003|
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