The Virus That Shook the World | Frontline

Apr 21, 2021
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Mon. Apr. 26 at 9 pm & Tue. Apr. 27 at 10 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Using extensive personal video and local footage, learn how people and countries responded to the coronavirus, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

Rally in Richmond, Virginia. November 21, 2020.

A new documentary from PBS' Frontline and ProPublica airing on WKAR-TV investigates the rise of extremism and white nationalism in America.

WKAR's Sophia Saliby spoke with Richard Rowley who directed “American Insurrection.”

American Insurrection | Frontline

Apr 12, 2021
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Tue. Apr. 13 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMINGAmerican Insurrection investigates the rising threat of far-right violence in America.

China's COVID Secrets | Frontline

Feb 1, 2021
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Tue. Feb. 2 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and how China responded.

A Thousand Cuts | Frontline

Dec 31, 2020
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Fri. Jan. 8 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | This episode features Philippine President Duterte’s crackdown on the press and his prime target, Maria Ressa.

The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden | Frontline

Sep 22, 2020
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Tue. Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Investigating the lives and characters of Joe Biden and Donald Trump as they compete to be president.

Love, Life and the Virus | Frontline

Aug 25, 2020
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WATCH NOW IN SPANISH OR ENGLISH Follow a mother’s fight to survive COVID-19 and see her newborn baby.

Frontline: Coronavirus Pandemic

Apr 21, 2020
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WATCH HERE | Tue. Apr. 21 at 9pm on WKAR-TV and streaming at 7pm | A special report investigates the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic — from Washington State, where the first known case of COVID-19 in America was identified, to Washington D.C.

City of Flint water tower
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Nearly 5 ½ years ago, the water source for the city of Flint was switched in an effort to save money. A disaster followed resulting in deaths, illness and mistrust of government. Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. on WKAR-TV, the documentary series Frontline examines the crisis by bringing to light conversations and documents never seen on television before. We spoke with Abby Ellis, the Michigan native who is the film’s director.

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PROGRAM CHANGE:  FRONTLINE's Secret State of North Korea Tuesday, April 4, at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1