Life on Parole

With unique access, FRONTLINE and The New York Times go inside an effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison. The film follows four former inmates as they try to find work, stay sober and keep out of trouble while navigating their first year on parole.

Air Date 7/15/17

 
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Upcoming Air Dates
  • #3202 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1 |
    Friday, Aug 25 at 9pm TPT LIFE
  • #3202 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1 |
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3203 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2 |
    Friday, Sep 1 at 9pm TPT LIFE
  • #3203 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2 |
    Saturday, Sep 2 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #2103 — The Man Who Knew |
    Tuesday, Sep 5 at 9pm TPT 2
  • #2103 — The Man Who Knew
    Revisit the saga of FBI Agent John O'Neill and his warnings about Osama bin Laden before the 9/11 attacks. O'Neill's story provides a rare glimpse inside the FBI and helps answer the question: What did the U.S. government know and when?
    Tuesday, Sep 5 at 9pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Sep 6 at 3am TPT 2
    Friday, Sep 8 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Sep 9 at 3am TPT LIFE
    Monday, Sep 11 at 10pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Sep 12 at 4am TPT 2
  • #3202 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1
    Follow one doctor's battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head injuries in football. FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that showed football could cause long-term brain injuries.
    Friday, Aug 25 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3203 — League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2
    Review the fight among players, doctors and the NFL over the dangers of head injuries in football. As evidence mounted that football could cause long-term brain injuries, FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to discredit that science.
    Friday, Sep 1 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Sep 2 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3313 — My Brother's Bomber, Part 1
    Follow a brother's gripping search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Filmmaker Ken Dornstein sets off to war-torn Libya in search of the men who killed 189 Americans, including his brother, in 1988.
    Friday, Sep 15 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Sep 16 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3314 — My Brother's Bomber, Part 2
    Track Ken Dornstein's continued search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. In this second episode, the filmmaker follows the evidence to Zurich and Malta in search of the truth.
    Friday, Sep 22 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Sep 23 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3315 — My Brother's Bomber, Part 3
    Follow Dornstein's continued search for his brother's killers, the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. The filmmaker uncovers new information about a suspected Lockerbie bomb-maker and attempts to make contact.
    Friday, Sep 29 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3417 — Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
    Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis. Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters) chronicles the Chinese immigrant Sung family's fight to clear their names
    New Tuesday, Sep 12 at 9pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Sep 13 at 3am TPT 2

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