Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools, is one of the most admired and reviled school reformers in America. FRONTLINE was granted unprecedented access to Rhee during her tumultuous three-year tenure as she attempted to fix a broken school system. As Rhee returns to the national stage, FRONTLINE examines her legacy in Washington, D.C., including her battles with the teacher's union and her handling of a cheating scandal in the district. THE EDUCATION OF MICHELLE RHEE airs Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 9pm on
As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with Republican opponents over health care and the economy, to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, FRONTLINE examines the president’s key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term. INSIDE OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY airs Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9pm on KEDT.
Are the CEOs of mega-banks too big to jail? Though fraudulent practices at banks contributed to America’s financial meltdown, to date no Wall Street titan has been convicted of a crime connected to the crisis. FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street leaders have escaped prosecution. THE UNTOUCHABLES airs Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 9pm on KEDT.
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