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Boeing's Fatal Flaw

54m 22s

In an investigation with The New York Times, FRONTLINE examines the commercial pressures, flawed design and failed oversight behind Boeing’s 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people.

Episodes

  • Boeing's Fatal Flaw: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    S2021 E18 - 54m 22s

    In an investigation with The New York Times, FRONTLINE examines the commercial pressures, flawed design and failed oversight behind Boeing’s 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people.

  • America After 9/11: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    America After 9/11

    S2021 E17 - 1h 54m

    From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker and chronicler of U.S. politics Michael Kirk and his team, this documentary traces the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the devastating consequences that unfolded across three presidencies. This two-hour special offers an epic re-examination of the decisions that changed the world and transformed America.

  • In the Shadow of 9/11: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In the Shadow of 9/11

    S2021 E16 - 1h 54m

    How seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged Al Qaeda plot since 9/11. From the director of "Leaving Neverland," the bizarre story of an FBI sting that led to a terror prosecution, though the men had no weapons or connection to Al Qaeda.

  • Leaving Afghanistan/India's Rape Scandal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Leaving Afghanistan/India's Rape Scandal

    S2021 E15 - 54m 22s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan. Also this hour, a report on politics and rape in India.

  • The Power of the Fed: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Power of the Fed

    S2021 E14 - 54m 51s

    When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

  • Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    S2021 E13 - 54m 22s

    FRONTLINE investigates the rise of far-right extremism and violence in Germany. The documentary traces how extremists have carried out terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, infiltrated the security services, and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem.

  • The Jihadist: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Jihadist

    S2021 E12 - 54m 23s

    A powerful Syrian militant called a terrorist by the U.S. seeks a new relationship with the West. In his first interview with a Western journalist, former Al Qaeda commander Abu Mohammad al-Jolani says his fight is with Syrian President Assad, not the U.S.

  • The Healthcare Divide: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Healthcare Divide

    S2021 E11 - 54m 23s

    FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19. The documentary examines how pressure to increase profits and uneven government support is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for the most needy.

  • Escaping Eritrea: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Escaping Eritrea

    S2021 E10 - 54m 12s

    An unprecedented undercover investigation into one of the world’s most repressive regimes — Eritrea. Exclusive secret footage and testimony shed new light on shocking allegations of torture, arbitrary detention and indefinite forced conscription.

  • The Virus That Shook The World (Part Two): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Virus That Shook The World (Part Two)

    S2021 E9 - 54m 12s

    The epic story of people around the world living through the year of the pandemic continues in a second part. With extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE shows the differing struggles, beliefs and responses, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

  • The Virus That Shook The World (Part One): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Virus That Shook The World (Part One)

    S2021 E8 - 1h 54m

    The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and privilege.

  • American Insurrection: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    American Insurrection

    S2021 E7 - 1h 24m

    Over the last three years, FRONTLINE has collaborated with ProPublica to investigate the rise of extremism in America. In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up again to examine how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals were radicalized and brought into the political landscape.

Extras + Features

  • "Boeing's Fatal Flaw" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Boeing's Fatal Flaw" - Preview

    S2021 E18 - 31s

    In an investigation with The New York Times, FRONTLINE examines the commercial pressures, flawed design and failed oversight behind Boeing’s 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people.

  • "America After 9/11" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "America After 9/11" - Preview

    S2021 E17 - 31s

    From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker and chronicler of U.S. politics Michael Kirk and his team, this documentary traces the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the devastating consequences that unfolded across three presidencies. This two-hour special offers an epic re-examination of the decisions that changed the world and transformed America.

  • "In the Shadow of 9/11" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "In the Shadow of 9/11" - Preview

    S2021 E16 - 31s

    How seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged Al Qaeda plot since 9/11. From the director of "Leaving Neverland," the bizarre story of an FBI sting that led to a terror prosecution, though the men had no weapons or connection to Al Qaeda.

  • India's Rape Scandal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    India's Rape Scandal

    S2021 E15 - 28m 47s

    FRONTLINE investigates a wave of shocking rape cases in India and allegations of cover-ups, despite the fact that the country's government has vowed zero tolerance.

  • "Leaving Afghanistan" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Leaving Afghanistan" - Preview

    S2021 E15 - 31s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan. Also this hour, a report on politics and rape in India.

  • Leaving Afghanistan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Leaving Afghanistan

    S2021 E15 - 25m 33s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan.

  • "The Power of the Fed" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Power of the Fed" - Preview

    S2021 E14 - 31s

    When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

  • "Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right" - Preview

    S2021 E13 - 30s

    FRONTLINE investigates the rise of far-right extremism and violence in Germany. The documentary traces how extremists have carried out terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, infiltrated the security services, and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem.

  • "The Jihadist" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Jihadist" - Preview

    S2021 E12 - 31s

    A powerful Syrian militant called a terrorist by the U.S. seeks a new relationship with the West. In his first interview with a Western journalist, former Al Qaeda commander Abu Mohammad al-Jolani says his fight is with Syrian President Assad, not the U.S.

  • "The Healthcare Divide" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Healthcare Divide" - Preview

    S2021 E11 - 31s

    FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19. The documentary examines how pressure to increase profits and uneven government support is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for the most needy.

  • "Escaping Eritrea" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Escaping Eritrea" - Preview

    S2021 E10 - 31s

    An unprecedented undercover investigation into one of the world’s most repressive regimes — Eritrea. Exclusive secret footage and testimony shed new light on shocking allegations of torture, arbitrary detention and indefinite forced conscription.

  • "The Virus That Shook The World" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Virus That Shook The World" - Preview

    S2021 E8 - 31s

    The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and privilege.

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    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Sunday
    Sep 19

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.

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