At the age of 29 Edward Snowden was an analyst for the National Security Agency in the USA but on May 20, 2013, he flew to Hong Kong after having left his job in an NSA facility in Hawaii. In June of the same year he would officially turn whistleblower after leaking thousands of classified documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Ewen MacAskill. These documents were evidence of
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In 1975 a Huston lawyer by the name of James A. Baker III took a job with President Gerald Ford, having never worked a day in government before it was on the recommendation to Ford by his good friend and tennis partner, George H. W. Bush that he received this new position and with it politics in America was about to change drastically. In this 90-minute film Tom Brokaw, narrates the tale of thi
Mitt Romney as we all know was the front runner for the Republican party back in the 2012 presidential race for the White House, but for some reason the chap they call the "Tin Man" couldn't connect with the voters. Maybe it had something to do with the fact that he has load of money, or is it his take on God? In this film reporter John Sweeney sets about investigating the beliefs of Mitt Romney a
Are these the most serious accusations ever levelled against members of the British establishment? The claim that politicians, military leaders and secret service chiefs got together in order to torture, rape and murder children. Thirty year old rumours of a VIP pedophile ring have been revived, powerful people got away with abuse in the past but has the pendulum swung too far? The fear is that th
This is more of a feature interview rather than a documentary but I feel many of you will appreciate it. William Binney is a 36-year veteran of the United States Intelligence Community, he was the Director for Global Communication Intelligence at the NSA. After realising that his efforts to protect the American public's privacy were being undermined by those who were positioned above above him in
February 13th 1950 was the dawn of the Cold War and off the west coast of Canada, U.S. bomber 075 is on a top secret mission. Deep inside the bomb bay weaponeer Ted Shire is arming a MK IV nuclear weapon when all of a sudden the mission goes terribly wrong. Without warning two of the bombers six engines erupt in flames, Shire does his best to secure the bomb but as they edge closer towards Canada'
Have you ever wondered how a dictator actually goes about his daily business? or what it must be like to have the power of life or death over those you control, a figure which can be in the millions for some? What are the habits, the obsessions and the whims of these men, capable of subjecting an entire population to their own destructive madness? These questions are all raised in this film which
London, a cosmopolitan metropolis of 8 million inhabitants and home to the world renowned British Secret Service, who's sole purpose is to defend and protect the security and interests of the United Kingdom. For decades cunning games of espionage have been played out on the cities streets, assassinations, treason and betrayal. This film sets about entering the high stakes world of spying and we
With Russia in economic crisis and tensions simmering over Ukraine, the world now has its eyes on president Vladimir Putin. In this Frontline special we get the inside story into Putin's rise to power, with correspondent Gillian Findlay, investigating the shady allegations that have haunted Putin over the years.