Frontline is back…

PBS’s Frontline just started a new season with the release of Cheney’s Law, the most recent in a series of politically charged documentaries about the Bush Administration. A short-list of related episodes, all of which you can watch online…


  • The Man Who Knew – The jazzy, dark story of John O’Neil, an employee of the FBI and expert on Al-Qaeda, who tried to warn the Fed about a pending attack on the WTC. Ignored by the Bushies, he was sidelined by jealous FBI bureaucrats and so took a job as head of security for the World Trade Center, where he died on 9/11.



  • Rumsfeld’s War – An examination of former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and how he’s brought the US military to the verge of collapse.


  • The Torture Question – In the wake of the Abu Ghraib scandal, a look at the legal justification of torture by the American government


  • The Dark Side – See it as a prequel to “Cheney’s Law”
  • Return of the Taliban – How the Taliban, forced out of control by the US invasion of Afghanistan, have fled to the wild border regions of Pakistan, and how the Pakistani government has colluded with them
  • The Lost Year in Iraq -A followup to Truth, War and Consequences. How the US did just about everything wrong in its prosection of the occupation of Iraq
  • Endgame -The most recent report on Iraq, and why the US will be stuck there into the foreseeable future.
  • PBS’s Frontline has over sixty documentaries and hundreds of pages of archives available online.

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