In October 2012, superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the East Coast, killing hundreds and doing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Now, a year after Sandy’s deadly strike, correspondent Miles O’Brien and NOVA follow up on the 2012 film “Inside the Megastorm” with a fresh investigation of the critical questions raised by this historic storm: Was Hurricane Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes increasing in intensity due to a changing climate?
A behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Microlights, paragliders, drones and camera-carrying birds and much more helped along the way.
"Flying High," Pt. 6 on Earthflight airs on Wednesday, October 9th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.
The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. In a special investigation, FRONTLINE joins prize-winning journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada to reveal the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries, drawn from their forthcoming book League of Denial (Crown Archetype, October 2013).
More than a hundred years after it was first introduced, the Model T Ford continues to roll down scenic byways, country back roads, and community streets. This is all due to car collectors and enthusiasts of these automobiles. Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with The Tin Lizzies documents the Tin Lizzies on the “Llano Estacado Tour” of eastern New Mexico.
"Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with the Tin Lizzies" airs on Monday, October 7th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and on Saturday, October 12th at 9:30 p.m. on channel 3-1.
Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco’s Old Mint as the GENEALOGY ROADSHOW team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders. A woman who suspects family ties to the Gold Rush learns that a 19th-century workplace murder claimed the life of an ancestor. An Irish-American woman discovers how a devastating earthquake brought her grandparents together. One family’s ancestry mirrors American history, with familial ties to both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.