Frontline Schedule Change
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This Tuesday, "The Child Cases" replaces originally scheduled "Cell Tower Deaths" for February 21. Due to late-breaking developments in Frontline's investigation of deaths among cell tower workers, the program "Cell Tower Deaths" will be postponed. The encore broadcast of The Child Cases includes the segment "Educating Sergeant Pantzke."
The Child Cases
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
9pm on PBS North
In this joint investigation with ProPublica and NPR, FRONTLINE correspondent A.C. Thompson unearths more than 20 child death cases in which people were jailed on medical evidence-involving abuse, assault, and "shaken baby syndrome"-that was later found unreliable or flat-out wrong. Are death investigators being properly trained for child cases?
Also in this magazine hour: Correspondent Martin Smith ("College Inc.") continues to investigate for-profit colleges, this time focusing on their aggressive recruitment of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. For-profit colleges promise veterans a high quality degree -- but do they deliver?