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  • Transcript | Immigration Battle | PBS Frontline

    10/21/2015 8:55:23 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 20 replies
    PBS FRONTLINE ^ | October 20, 2015 | Shari Robertson Michael Camerini
    Rep. LUIS GUTIÉRREZ: You want me to read it? It says, “I’m Ariana Vivas and I’m 9 years old. I wish my dad is here because I want to hug him and kiss him. Father’s Day is coming, and my dad is not here so I could not give him a card. I need my dad so we can go to the park”— [both weeping] “back where we used to go before and celebrate birthdays. We need immigration reform now keep our families together.” [applause] [whispering to Ariana] Support your mom, OK? It is so difficult to, day in and...
  • Slain Marine’s Father Reveals Horrifying Claim His Son Told Him Before He Was Killed-At Night We Can

    09/21/2015 2:44:51 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 27 replies
    Blaze ^ | Sep 21, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Before he was fatally shot in 2012, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father that at night he could hear Afghan officers sexually abusing young boys, but there was nothing he could do about it. “At night we can hear them screaming, but we’re not allowed to do anything about it,” Gregory Buckley Sr., the Marine’s father, told the New York Times his son told him. “My son said that his officers told him to look the other way because it’s their culture.” Full title: Slain Marine’s Father Reveals Horrifying Claim His Son Told Him Before He Was Killed:...
  • New Photos Show Bush Administration Reaction to 9/11 Attacks

    In never-before-released photographs taken on Sept. 11, 2001, the shock, horror and gravity of the terrorist attacks can be read on the faces of President George Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, their wives Laura and Lynne, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, CIA Director George Tenet and other senior Bush and Cheney staffers. The photos were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by Colette Neirouz Hanna, coordinating producer for the Kirk Documentary Group, which covered the Bush administration in many films for FRONTLINE, including Bush’s War, Cheney’s Law and The Dark Side. The photographs, which were...
  • The “False Narrative” of the Feinstein Report is a Dark Stain on America’s Image

    05/20/2015 6:02:53 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-20-15 | Wordsmith
    Lawfare Blog: Following an American special forces raid on the compound of Islamic State operative Abu Sayyaf, U.S. interrogators, who are part of the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group, have flown to Iraq in order to question Umm Sayyaf, the wife of Abu Sayyaf, who was taken during the operation. Umm Sayyaf was allegedly involved in the workings of the Islamic State and could possibly have played a role in “the enslavement of women in Iraq and Syria.” U.S. interrogators plan to talk to Umm Sayyaf about U.S. hostages held by the militant group. However, according to the Washington Post,...
  • Putin's Way [PBS documentary]

    01/14/2015 12:53:15 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 51 replies
    The larger-than-life Russian leader has held power — with one title or another — for 15 years, and is set to reign for at least a decade more. Yet Putin remains inscrutable. With only a smattering of biographical details released to the public and his sometimes puzzling public appearances, scholars — and even many world leaders — still struggle to understand the man at the helm of the Kremlin. To glean a clearer picture, FRONTLINE took a closer look at some of the most identifiable aspects of Putin’s public persona. --------------------------------------------------------- Putin’s Way, FRONTLINE’s investigation into the accusations of criminality...
  • Inside the Rise of ISIS

    08/08/2014 8:01:47 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    PBS Frontline ^ | 8-7-2014
    It’s the first hint of an escalated American presence in Iraq since President Obama dispatched 300 U.S. military advisers there in June, after ISIS, (also known as the Islamic State), captured large portions of northern Iraq in a shock offensive coordinated with other Sunni militant groups. The Islamic State’s rise may have seemed sudden, but the group – which grew out of Al Qaeda in Iraq – has been rebuilding for years. Even before U.S. forces left Iraq in 2011, ISIS was forging a professional military force, stirring up Sunni unrest, mounting nationwide bombing campaigns, and killing Iraqi officials. To find out more...
  • The United States Of Secrets

    05/18/2014 8:18:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5/17/14 | tyler durned
    Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation regarding the US surveillance leviathan's reach. In the following (part 1 of a 2-part series), PBS' FrontLine reveals the dramatic inside story of how the U.S. government came to monitor and collect the communications of millions of people around the world - and the lengths they went to trying to hide the massive surveillance program from the public. From 9/11 to Edward Snowden and on to NSA reform - what must be done... a must-watch for all US citizens (if they can spare some time away from The Voice or Flappy...
  • Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat..

    03/31/2008 4:07:45 PM PDT · by engrpat · 7 replies · 2,152+ views
    Frontline ^ | Adapted from Dr. Peter Hammond's book
    Received this in a email today. Thought I would pass it on for everyones information. (from a soon to be released major work - see book credit at end) Islam is not a religion nor is it a cult. It is a complete system. Islam has religious, legal, political, economic and military components. The religious component is a beard for all the other components. Islamization occurs when there are sufficient Muslims in a country to agitate for their so-called "religious rights." When politically correct and culturally diverse societies agree to "the reasonable" Muslim demands for their "religious rights," they also...
  • 'League of Denial' Strikes at the Heart of the NFL (And Football) as We Know It

    10/12/2013 12:32:48 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 65 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | October 9, 2013 | Michael Schottey
    It was billed as the documentary that Roger Goodell and the NFL didn't want you to see. PBS' Frontline aired its long-awaited special—League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis—on Tuesday night to a bevy of support (and buzz) from the football community. In terms of media attention, only ESPN's 30 for 30 draws this kind of anticipation and reaction as a documentary series. For those that were not able to watch it live or forgot to set the DVR, the near two-hour special is available on Frontline's website. As you may remember, this is the documentary that ESPN first assisted...
  • Frontline Interview of Tom Topolinski, former Obama classmate and "Choom Gang" member

    10/10/2012 11:05:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    PBS's Frontline ^ | October 11, 2012 | Jim Gilmore
    Talk a little bit first about Punahou, the school you guys went to -- what it was like, what it looked like, how you guys all ended up there, what the environment was like. Yeah, to me, Punahou represented the best of students that had potential. It was a very high-standard type school. I do remember that even as kids we were always thinking about, man, I'd really want to go to Punahou because that is the cat's meow. It seemed as though everybody who was anybody had a kid in there or two. … How about Barry Obama? How...
  • Op-Ed: Who Knows Yitzhar?

    06/17/2012 7:06:08 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/6/12 | Giulio Meotti
    To give up the 5,000-square-kilometre “West Bank” - roughly 50 kilometres wide and 100 kilometres in length - would be to put Israel in a totally indefensible position by giving up military advantages in four critical areas. Yitzhar is probably the most hated, headlined and demonized “settlement” in Samaria. Only passionately convinced people would visit this Jewish town. But anyone visiting it would also understand what would happen to Tel Aviv and Herzliya if, instead of Jews, the PLO-Hamas regime would be controlling Yitzhar. From Yitzhar, located high up in the hills near Nablus, the Biblical city of Shechem, you...
  • How a society girl left her glamorous life to become one of America's first women in Iraq

    06/20/2011 7:58:39 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9:40 AM on 20th June 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    The daughter of a prominent New York lawyer has told of her amazing transformation from sheltered, society girl to seasoned combat veteran. Former Manhattan jetsetter Jane Blair swapped her pampered life in New York to become one of the first women on the frontline in Iraq. In her new memoir Hesitation Kills, Mrs Blair, now a 38-year-old captain in the Marine Reserves, recalls the moment that changed her life. She said: 'I grew up in this environment where I never had to work for a living. My dad told me, "I will always take care of you".' She was in...
  • 911 Call: Bradley Manning Threatened Stepmother With Knife (link only)

    03/29/2011 7:50:45 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 9 replies
    WIRED Threat Level ^ | 29 Mar 2011 | Kim Zetter
    Link only. 911 Call: Bradley Manning Threatened Stepmother With Knife
  • Why Is PBS Linking to Fake Biographies of Conservatives?

    03/13/2011 5:15:54 PM PDT · by neverdem · 21 replies
    Commentary ^ | 03.13.2011 | Michael Rubin
    Politicians and pundits are again debating the wisdom and necessity of American taxpayer support for public radio and television. Both Juan Williams's firing and alleged comments by National Public Radio's executive Ron Schiller have raised real questions about political bias.It seems that the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has a similar problem. Someone at its Frontline website has been substituting fake biographies of conservatives written by an organization called Right Web for legitimate institutional biographies. Right Web is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a think tank whose scholars' positions range from left wing to Marxist. When challenged...
  • Single-Minded About Single-Payer

    04/24/2010 9:37:12 AM PDT · by Rodamala · 5 replies · 301+ views
    PBS OMBUDSMAN - The Ombudsman Column ^ | April 23, 2010 at 12:38 PM | Michael Getler
    "PBS's venerable public affairs and investigative series Frontline is, I confess, a favorite of mine, and has been for as long as I can remember watching public television. For me, Frontline, along with CBS's "60 Minutes," is the best of what is in terribly short supply on American television: reliable, authoritative, in-depth reporting on the important issues of our time and on matters that we need to know more about." [For the rest, go to link].
  • A Death in Tehran - Frontline (video)

    11/17/2009 7:31:15 PM PST · by nuconvert · 1 replies · 493+ views
    At the height of the protests following Iran's controversial presidential election this summer, a young woman named Neda Agha Soltan was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran. Her death -- filmed on a camera phone, then uploaded to the Web -- quickly became an international outrage, and Soltan became the face of a powerful movement that threatened the hard-line government's hold on power. In A Death in Tehran, FRONTLINE revisits the events of last summer, shedding new light on Neda's life and death and the movement she helped inspire. In response to the international outcry over Neda's death...
  • A Death in Tehran (Frontline, PBS - Nov 17)

    11/10/2009 6:42:53 PM PST · by nuconvert · 3 replies · 517+ views
    At the height of the protests following Iran’s controversial presidential election this summer, a young woman named Neda Agha Soltan was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran. Her death -- filmed on a cameraphone, then uploaded to the web -- quickly became an international outrage, and Agha Soltan became the face of a powerful movement that threatened the hard-line government’s hold on power. With the help of a unique network of correspondents in and out of the country, FRONTLINE investigates the life and death of the woman whose image remains a potent symbol for those who want to...

    03/30/2008 9:46:49 PM PDT · by brityank · 12 replies · 540+ views
    PBS.org/Frontline ^ | 30 March, 2008 | PBS
    FRONTLINE presents BAD VOODOO'S WAR Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at 9 P.M. ET on PBS "Here we are. It's about 2:30 in the morning on the 2nd of October. We have been on the road for a while. ... Wasn't too excited to get this change of mission. The stretch of road between Anaconda and Speicher, known as IED Alley, it's probably one of the worst stretches of road in theater." -- Sfc. Toby Nunn, during his second Iraq deployment, to his personal mini-DV camera FRONTLINE goes to war in Iraq with a band of California-based National Guard soldiers...
  • Bush's War: PBS/FRONTLINE

    03/24/2008 9:40:29 AM PDT · by FilmCutter · 116 replies · 4,279+ views
    Bush's War Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2008 9 P.M. (check local listings) From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge-for six years, FRONTLINE has revealed the defining stories of the war on terror in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence. Now, on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March...
  • Bush's War

    03/24/2008 7:29:32 AM PDT · by america#1 · 8 replies · 516+ views
    pbs ^ | 3/24/08 | pbs
    From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge -- for six years, FRONTLINE has revealed the defining stories of the war on terror in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence. Now, on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March 24, from 9 to 11:30 P.M. and Tuesday, March 25, 2008, from 9...
  • Frontline's 'Bush's War': Not About Bush or His War (PBS documentary)

    03/24/2008 10:50:57 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 26 replies · 2,104+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 24, 2008 | Jules Crittenden
    If you don’t want to read this entire review, or watch all four and a half hours of Frontline’s big fifth anniversary Iraq extravaganza, Bush’s War, here’s the short version: Bush lied, people died. It’s hard to know where to start with everything that is wrong with this two-part series, airing at 9 p.m. March 24 and 25 on PBS. So I’ll start with what’s right with it. As television goes, it is a relatively comprehensive review of the major decisions and controversies of the Iraq war, with a little 9/11, Afghanistan precede. It makes some, though not many, attempts...
  • The Front Line: Winter Soldier Recap

    03/22/2008 12:28:59 PM PDT · by mtngrandpa · 1 replies · 586+ views
    Gathering of Eagles ^ | March 22, 2008 | Kit Lange
    Tonight on The Front Line, we’ll be talking to “Thus Spake Ortner,” a well-known military blogger from The Sniper who, together with Jonn from This Ain’t Hell, live-blogged the Winter Soldier II hearings last week. TSO will be on to tell us all about how much of a circus it really was. So much for freedom of speech. Tune in tonight at 9 pm EST, and feel free to call the show and weigh in with your opinion at 646-915-9926 or 866-697-8111 (the toll free number)!
  • Live Thread on Blogtalk radio on the events today in D.C. 9:00 Eastern time zone

    03/15/2008 5:24:28 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 15 replies · 1,169+ views
    3-15-08 | weldgophardline
    Link to blogtalk radio show Frontline. To nights show is on the IVAW event and Gathering of Eagles counter to it today.
  • NT soldiers bound for frontline ("Australia's first frontline troops since Vietnam war"; VIDEO)

    03/13/2008 1:04:58 PM PDT · by Stoat · 8 replies · 400+ views
    Northern Territory News (Australia) ^ | March 14, 2008 | REBEKAH CAVANAGH
    NT soldiers bound for frontline REBEKAH CAVANAGH14Mar08 TERRITORY soldiers are to become Australia's first frontline troops since the Vietnam war. A squad of Darwin-based Diggers are being deployed to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban.The 15 artillerymen from 8/12 Medium Regiment at Robertson Barracks will fight alongside British troops.The gunners will be based in the dangerous southern province of Helmand -- the same area where Prince Harry was serving before being sent home last month after his top-secret deployment was revealed by an Australian magazine.It will be the first time Australians have manned a gun line on operations since Vietnam...
  • Advance Screening: PBS' Frontline Haditha Earns a "B-"

    02/17/2008 4:42:26 PM PST · by Interesting Times · 13 replies · 84+ views
    Democracy Project ^ | Februrary 16, 2008 | Bruce Kesler
    This coming Tuesday, February 19, PBS’s respected Frontline will air its examination of “what really happened in Haditha,” the show’s introduction saying that’s what we should expect of the program. The show doesn’t meet that goal, and can be criticized for what it does and doesn’t include, meriting a grade of “B-.” That means, the show is definitely worth watching, and deserves a passing grade. Necessary to a full understanding of Haditha, none but a very few have read or remember the hundreds of pages of Haditha Article 32 hearings, the hundreds of serious newspaper articles and blog posts examining...
  • Advance Screening of PBS's Frontline on Haditha

    02/16/2008 6:35:50 PM PST · by USMCVIETVET · 16 replies · 208+ views
    Democracy-Project.com ^ | 2/16/2008 | Bruce Kesler
    This coming Tuesday, February 19, PBS’s respected Frontline will air its examination of “what really happened in Haditha,” the show’s introduction saying that’s what we should expect of the program. The show doesn’t meet that goal, and can be criticized for what it does and doesn’t include, meriting a grade of “B-.” That means, the show is definitely worth watching, and deserves a passing grade. Necessary to a full understanding of Haditha, none but a very few have read or remember the hundreds of pages of Haditha Article 32 hearings, the hundreds of serious newspaper articles and blog posts examining...
  • Soldiers find front line at Iraq house

    01/12/2008 2:23:43 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 56+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/12/08 | Hamzi Hendawi - ap
    ZAMBARANIYAH, Iraq - Barely out of a four-day battle, the soldiers scanned palm-dotted farmland from the roof of a small house, kneeling to avoid a sniper's bullet. A pair of Apache gunships hovered above and the occasional thud of artillery shells shook the ground. This front line in the U.S. military's fight against al-Qaida in Iraq lies just 10 miles from the heart of the Iraqi capital. "This is a road we had not traveled on in nearly a year," declared Lt. Col. Mark Solomon, the area's U.S. commander, standing on a dirt lane a dozen yards from the one-story...
  • A Deadly Pride--Donald Rumsfeld's pride went before his fall--and thousands of needless deaths

    06/21/2007 5:51:47 AM PDT · by meandog · 68 replies · 1,272+ views
    Donald Rumsfeld's pride went before his fall--and thousands of needless deaths DONALD RUMSFELD gives Robert McNamara, chief architect of Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam war policy, a good run for his money as worst U.S. defense secretary of modern times. Rumsfeld's competitiveness in this race is freshly illustrated in "Endgame," the newest episode of public television's unrivaled "Frontline" series. The Middle East birthed the world's great monotheistic religions--Judaism, Christianity, Islam. During the past 6 years Washington has produced lesser Gods of One, who believe that the world is as they say it is, or will be as soon as their divine breath...
  • ON PBS FRONTLINE TONIGHT:Frontline/World : The Cell Next Door

    01/30/2007 2:41:49 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 43 replies · 2,839+ views
    PBS ^ | 1/30/2007 | FRONTLINE
    An examination of a radical-Islamist terror plot to attack Toronto, featuring insights from police informant Mubin Shaikh, who spent two years in the cell that was planning the attacks. CC, Stereo, Letterboxed Educational Taping Rights: 1 year
  • THE DARK SIDE (Frontline CIA/CYA Barf Alert)

    06/21/2006 12:27:12 PM PDT · by n-tres-ted · 33 replies · 1,067+ views
    Frontline PBS ^ | June 20, 2006 | Michael Kirk
    After 9/11, Vice President Richard Cheney seized the initiative. He pushed to expand executive power, transform America's intelligence agencies and bring the war on terror to Iraq. But first he had to take on George Tenet's CIA for control over intelligence.
  • A hint of truth leaks out..

    06/20/2006 10:34:35 PM PDT · by pickrell · 21 replies · 1,483+ views
    21 June 2006 | Ron Pickrell
    First, you have to frame the problem. How to orchestrate a multiple hatchet job on those men who, in a time of national fear and anxiety, stood a trembling nation back on it's feet, and said, "We will respond, and with vigor. No more swatting flies." At the same time, however, you have to find some magic way of presenting those discredited, terminated and bitter ex-employees of the agency which apparently failed in their duties to faithfully watch at the walls, but yet not expose them as bitter, disgruntled employees. Apparently, no one was supposed to notice your one-sided lineup,...
  • Cheney and "The Dark Side" Frontline PBS Banner Ad

    06/19/2006 8:34:16 PM PDT · by crcomdc · 31 replies · 867+ views
    I stumbled across this banner ad for PBS Frontline. An ominous photo of Vice President Cheney with the words "The Dark Side." The banner ad links to this URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/darkside/
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 05-22-2006

    05/22/2006 4:27:01 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 205+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 05-22-2006 | grey_whiskes
    See for example this thread first. The verdict made me quite surprised to say Ward Churchill plagiarized They say he's a fake! Now for C.U.'s sake a harsh punishment should be devised!
  • New Frontline In War On Terror (Pakistan)

    05/04/2006 5:47:49 AM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 387+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 5-4-2006 | Declan Walsh
    New frontline in the war on terror Experts fear Pakistan is losing fight against an Islamist militant revolt in its tribal belt Declan Walsh in Kundi Ghar Thursday May 4, 2006 The Guardian (UK) As hideouts go, the Shawal Valley in northern Pakistan is a militant's dream. Lonely goat trails wind through a rocky 25-mile corridor that nudges the Afghan border. Its fiercely conservative tribesmen and forbidding high-walled compounds have sheltered Taliban fighters and probably al-Qaida fugitives. Last weekend Brigadier Imtiaz Wyne, a Pakistani army commander, stood on the top of one of its highest peaks and declared his 5,000...
  • What It's Like on the "bird"

    03/06/2006 10:04:31 AM PST · by Anne_Conn · 479+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Monday, March 6, 2006 | Mark Wojciechowski
    From the frontlines in Iraq Tikrit,-Iraq- …Your flight lands and sends an intense rush of wind and sand against your body. The crew chief waves you on to approach the "bird"; you lumber towards the ramp at the rear of the aircraft in full "battle rattle" and all of your equipment. If it is cold outside your body goes beyond a shiver to a jaw clinching brace
  • PBS: Frontline Defends Infanticide

    11/09/2005 1:30:15 AM PST · by WaterDragon · 24 replies · 1,064+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | November 9, 2005 | Larry Leonard
    These people can see the handwriting on the wall. First Roberts, then Alito. The U.S. Supreme Court, as Dylan would put it, is a'changing. No wonder liberals hate Bush. They enjoy killing tiny humans. Last night the PBS program, Frontline, ignoring the obvious problem generated by recent decisions that killing a pregnant woman is a double murder, said that resistance to the slaughter of the unborn was detrimental to women's health. The legions of the anti-baby-murder movement are, additionally, racist, since they oppose access to the procedure to poor black single mothers in Mississippi. These poor women, according to the...
  • Marines bring smiles to front-line troops (Traveling BX)

    10/26/2005 6:02:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 421+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 26, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Wayne C. Edmiston
    AR RAMADI, Iraq (Oct. 26, 2005) -- Some service members walk away with a snack, maybe a can of soda or a pack of cigarettes, but one thing that everyone walks away with is a smile on their face. Traveling from Camp Taqaddum, Iraq, a small group of Marines loads up and heads out to various forward operating bases. Their mission -- to provide a small piece of comfort to service members who don’t have the luxury of an immediate post exchange at their location. Today’s stop is Combat Outpost, located in the heart of Ramadi and the center of...

    10/18/2005 9:18:29 AM PDT · by FilmCutter · 29 replies · 1,543+ views
    NEW REVELATIONS BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS OF ABUSE IN IRAQ FRONTLINE Presents “THE TORTURE QUESTION” Tuesday, October 18, 2005, from 9 to 10:30 P.M. ET on PBS Boston, MA -- Another American soldier has come forward to reveal abusive interrogation techniques by military personnel in Iraq. Tony Lagouranis, a former Army interrogator at Abu Ghraib and member of a special intelligence team in Iraq, has given FRONTLINE a firsthand account of his involvement in the harsh treatment of prisoners. “It’s all over Iraq,” Lagouranis told FRONTLINE. “The infantry units are torturing people in their homes. They would smash people’s feet with...
  • [Frontline] The O.J. Verdict (ten years later)

    10/04/2005 8:12:47 PM PDT · by My Right Foot · 18 replies · 890+ views
    Saw this Frontline special on PBS just now... at times I wanted to scream at the TV. Other times, I wanted to cry because I had no voice to scream. I had to sit and watch the racism card played again. "In the end, perhaps the best for reconciling opinion on both sides is the view expressed by USC professor Todd Boyd, which emphasizes class over race: "Do I think that O.J. murdered those two people? Yes. Do I think he got off for it? Yes. Do I think he's the first person to get away with murder in America?...
  • San Mateo, Calif. native faces danger, supports troops on frontline

    08/17/2005 5:40:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 243+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 17, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Zachary W. Lester
    CAMP KOREAN VILLAGE, Iraq (August 17, 2005) -- Lance Cpl. Silvio J. Davilaruiz can often be found in his 7-ton truck rolling through the desert sands of Western Iraq, where his fellow Marines from 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion work to rebuild the country. Davilaruiz, a motor transport operator with Headquarters and Support Company, is often out in his 7-ton truck conducting various types of operations to provide support to his infantry counterparts deployed here in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. “We take supplies, such as food and water, to the Marines at the FOBs (forward operating bases). We also...
  • 'Terrorist Expert' Larry Johnson's Frontline Interview About Bin Ladin (2000)

    07/27/2005 8:03:00 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 26 replies · 1,544+ views
    Frontline ^ | Fall 2000 | PBS
      A former CIA officer, he was deputy director of the U.S. State Department Office of Counterterrorism, 1989-1993, and now heads the consulting firm Berg Associates. He explains why he believes the U.S. has often exaggerated the terrorist threat and analyzes the danger posed by Osama bin Laden.   So, what are we to make of the embassy attack in Nairobi or the World Trade Center?What we are to make is that terrorism remains a potential threat in the world. I don't think we're ever going to eliminate terrorism, and from that standpoint, we should not dismantle capabilities to combat...
  • FRONTLINE TV Review 'Private Warriors': Non-Military Workers Take Serious Risks for Serious Money

    06/21/2005 1:45:55 PM PDT · by Destro · 6 replies · 707+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | June 21, 2005 | NED MARTEL
    In "Private Warriors," "Frontline" takes a full hour tonight to look at the street-level mayhem in Baghdad and the life-and-death stakes for private security firms, which the United States military employs as protectors and shuttlers in the war zone. The result is appropriately, engagingly upsetting. True to the era of terror, wherever these guardians roam, the enemy does not make himself known until it's nearly too late. The scariest moments in the program occur when a convoy of tinted-window S.U.V.'s ferries "Frontline" journalists to the Green Zone, the government compound in Baghdad, and gets stuck in a mundane logjam on...
  • Jihad in America (Frontline)

    06/08/2005 10:52:21 AM PDT · by PatriotCJC · 12 replies · 713+ views
    None | Me
    Does anyone have a link to where I can download the PBS Frontline episode "Jihad in America"? I had the video on my computer but lost it.
  • Fed's torch church in show of force

    04/19/2005 10:04:04 AM PDT · by ASTM36 · 201 replies · 4,103+ views
    PBS ^ | October 1995 | WGBH, Frontline
    Waco: The Inside Story
  • Karl Rove---The Architect (Frontline last night Barf Alert)

    04/13/2005 4:05:26 PM PDT · by flixxx · 35 replies · 933+ views
    pbs.org ^ | 4 12 05 airdate | Frontline and Washington Post
    After surviving one of the roughest presidential elections in modern times, President George W. Bush singled out one member of his team in particular, calling Karl Rove the campaign's "architect." But Rove, a longtime Bush adviser and confidant, is much more than a political guru, he is also the single most powerful -- and ambitious -- policy adviser in the White House. In "Karl Rove -- The Architect," FRONTLINE® and The Washington Post join forces to trace the political history and modus operandi of the controversial figure who has been on the inside of every major political and policy decision...
  • ENGELHARD: Outrageous Episode On US TV (PBS)

    04/10/2005 12:02:13 PM PDT · by Dave123 · 28 replies · 787+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | April 10, 2005 | Jack Engelhard
    Outrageous Episode On US TV (PBS) by Jack Engelhard PBS' Frontline, on the evening of Tuesday, April 5, presented "Settlers in Gaza and the West Bank", perhaps the most one-sided, lopsided view of Israel's settler movement as has ever appeared on American television. Only one conclusion: PBS is determined to stir passions of anti-Semitism and to help Palestinian Arabs in their dreams to destroy the Jewish state. Of the entire 60-minute program (not PBS' finest hour), some 40 minutes were devoted to a bombing that never came off -- against an Arab school by Jewish "extremists". Actual bombings, by the...
  • Israel's Next War(Fronline's hit piece on the settlers)

    04/06/2005 11:01:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies · 993+ views
    PBS ^ | April 5, 2005 | Dan Setton
    They are dedicated to a country without Arabs and democracy. They see themselves at war with secular Israeli society. They believe they are acting out God's will...An investigation of Israeli religious right wing extremeists who are girding for battle to stop Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from Gaza.
  • FRONTLINE: Son of Al Qaeda

    03/22/2005 6:24:50 PM PST · by advance_copy · 8 replies · 448+ views
    PBS ^ | 3/22/05
    A closer look at the activities of the Khadr family, details of their life with bin Laden, and the uproar in Canada over the mother and brother's return.
  • Frontline: A Company of Soldiers (American Heroes - Now online)

    03/10/2005 4:04:19 PM PST · by Eurotwit · 13 replies · 595+ views
    PBS ^ | March 10, 2005 | PBS
    I just finished watching this much heralded documentary. It is now available online, and I advise all Freepers to have a look at it to see a little bit of the heroic efforts of an extraordinary group of men. As a European is is humbling, to watch these lads give it all for their country. It is perhaps borderline posting this in the news section, but I think as many people as possible should see these guys and what they are doing for all of us, not the least the manner they do it in. True giants among men. Cheers.
  • PBS warns of war documentary language

    02/21/2005 10:33:19 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 24 replies · 710+ views
    DesMoines Register ^ | Feb 18, 10:29 AM EST | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK (AP) -- At least two TV stations will show an uncensored documentary about soldiers in Iraq despite a warning from PBS that it can't insure stations against FCC fines stemming from bad language. The public broadcaster is distributing "clean" and "raw" versions of next Tuesday's "Frontline" documentary about the Iraq war, titled "A Company of Soldiers." It's an example of the television's industry's continued uncertainty about Federal Communications Commission standards for language and content, and a real-life echo of last fall's decision by 66 ABC affiliates not to air the movie "Saving Private Ryan." The documentary contains 13...