From PBS and Frontline: Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first Pope to step down voluntarily in six hundred years. In his wake he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in ...
In June 2007, the Bad Voodoo Platoon deployed to Iraq during the American military surge. To capture an intimate, vivid account of the new realities of war, director Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes) created a "virtual embed" with the platoon, supplying cameras to the soldiers so she could better crawl inside the experience of "boots on the ground." Bad Voodoo's War is the story of of the daily grind, the brotherhood, the fear and fatigue of war, through the eyes of the soldiers.
Given the problems facing the U.S. health care system, Frontline looks at other leading capitalist democracies to see how their health care systems operate and whether those systems could be adapted for reform in the United States.
YOUNG & RESTLESS IN CHINA tracks the lives of nine Chinese Gen X'ers over four years as they scramble to keep pace with a society changing faster than any in history. Raised under communism they are now making their way in China's blazing capitalist economy. Their stories of ambition, exuberance, crime and corruption are interwoven with moments of love, heartbreak and passion. Together they capture the changing values, hopes and dreams of a pivotal generation.