Dan Rather Reports: Season 8 (2013)
- Season 8 Episode 15: The San Miguel Gate
An open gate in the Arizona desert exemplifies the problem with illegal immigration; the Obama administration and the DACA cards.Brand New Episode Tuesday 21st May 8:00pm EDT - AXS TV
- Season 8 Episode 14: Operation Streamline
Investigating a government program designed to expedite the deportation of illegal immigrants.Brand New Episode Tuesday 21st May 8:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 8 Episode 13: Kim vs. Kabul
An American lawyer helps fight for the women of Kabul; the cost of bringing America's fighting machines home from war.
- Season 8 Episode 12: Suni in Space
Astronaut Suni Williams discusses life on the International Space Station.
- Season 8 Episode 11: The Poor Women of Texas
New restrictions on abortions in Texas have had consequences for the health care of thousands of low income women.
- Season 8 Episode 10: Buzzkill
Honeybees are used to pollinate thousands of almond trees in California, but the bees are dying out.
- Season 8 Episode 9: Just Hang up the Phone
An organized crime network in Jamaica scams unsuspecting American seniors over the phone.
- Season 8 Episode 8: PhDon't!
PhDs are becoming more common, and many who have them will never get to use them.
- Season 8 Episode 7: The German Jobs Machine
The German education system excels at preparing students for jobs out of high school, and the model is being transplanted to the U.S.
- Season 8 Episode 6: Teaching to the Test
Teachers in Seattle refuse to give high schoolers standardized tests, claiming they don't effectively assess students.
- Season 8 Episode 5: The Cutting Edge
Researchers reinvent cells by manipulating DNA through synthetic biology.
- Season 8 Episode 4: Grounded
The latest on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which was grounded after mechanical issues.
- Season 8 Episode 3: Sex Workers
Holland and Sweden use controversial strategies to deal with prostitution.
- Season 8 Episode 2: Iron Dome
The highly successful Israeli missile defense system; a country bans assault weapons after a mass killing.
- Season 8 Episode 1: Firearm Fantasies
A spike in the number of Las Vegas gun ranges; an American helps poor Kenyan teens attend America's Ivy League schools.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 7 (2012)
- Season 7 Episode 39: Best of Dan Rather Reports 2012
Memorable stories of the year.
- Season 7 Episode 38: In the Dark
Utility customers are angry to not have power weeks after Hurricane Sandy; rising rates of AIDS in the southern United States.
- Season 7 Episode 37: Pulling Rank
Gen. Martin Dempsey; a Veterans Day salute to a sailor who was on the USS Arizona.
- Season 7 Episode 36: Election Night: Live With Dan Rather
Rather reports on election night from Washington, D.C.; GOP strategist Mike Murphy; Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed.
- Season 7 Episode 35: How Sweet It Was
Chocolate Town is changed by modern corporate America.
- Season 7 Episode 34: Gaddafi's Last Day
The strange circumstances surrounding Gaddafi's death.
- Season 7 Episode 33: Real Fast Rail
The promise of high-speed trains in the United States.
- Season 7 Episode 32: As Ohio Goes
A change in Ohio's voting hours; America's history in voting.
- Season 7 Episode 31: El Presidente
Rather discusses the war on drugs with the president of Colombia; scientists track icebergs in the Arctic.
- Season 7 Episode 30: College on the Cheap
California entrepreneurs believe they have the answer to affordable higher education; growing python population in Florida.
- Season 7 Episode 29: Music 2.0
Rather talks to Willie Nelson and other rising stars about the current state of the music industry.
- Season 7 Episode 28: A Fighting Chance
A wounded former U.S. Army Infantryman rehabilitates himself to play college football.
- Season 7 Episode 27: Adopted or Abducted
Women claim they are forced to put their babies up for adoption.
- Season 7 Episode 26: A Crack in the Ice
The melting Arctic could make a Northwest Passage a reality.
- Season 7 Episode 25: In the Running
The world's greatest marathon runners come from a Kenyan village.
- Season 7 Episode 24: It's a Southern Thing
Increased rates of HIV infections in the southern United States; the fate of Blitz USA.
- Season 7 Episode 23: Red Gold
Alaskan fishermen believe wild salmon will be threatened by runoff from a copper and gold mine.
- Season 7 Episode 22: Inside the Revolution
Syrian freedom fighters take on a dictator; the journey of the American flag rescued from Ground Zero.
- Season 7 Episode 21: Running for Their Lives
Families escape the escalating violence of Syria; camps on the Jordanian border; Middle East expert Fouad Ajami.
- Season 7 Episode 20: Divided They Stand
Thomas Man and Norman Ornstein ('It's Even Worse Than It Looks') discuss Congress; veteran Bill Millen's legacy on the beaches of Normandy.
- Season 7 Episode 19: Dan Rather Remembers Pearl Harbor
An updated episode explores the 70-year anniversary of the Japanese military strike on Pearl Harbor in 1941; survivors of the attack share their stories.
- Season 7 Episode 18: A Hunger That Never Ends
The United States government and aid agencies try to prevent a food crisis in Africa; an update on a story involving alleged contaminated water at a U.S. Marine Corps base.
- Season 7 Episode 17: The A-List: A Conversation in Hollywood
Rather interviews Ed Helms, William H. Macy and Don Cheadle.
- Season 7 Episode 16: The Most Unconventional Conservative
A Muslim-American believes Islamic terrorists are among us; an update on the 'Castle Doctrine' law.
- Season 7 Episode 15: Adopted or Abducted?
Women claim they were forced to put their babies up for adoption.
- Season 7 Episode 14: China in the Caribbean
Small countries in the Caribbean are financially influenced by China; China's place in the world.
- Season 7 Episode 13: A Panamanian Passageway
U.S. officials worry that Panama is becoming a drug transiting point.
- Season 7 Episode 12: The Queen of Green
The director of the California Air Resources Board; the IRS and non-profits.
- Season 7 Episode 11: A Dire Strait
The U.S. Navy prepares for a possible showdown with Iran over the strategically important Strait of Hormuz; citizens of Tehran, Iran, feel the pinch of U.S. sanctions.
- Season 7 Episode 10: Case of the Century
Obama's health care bill has become the case of the century before the Supreme Court.
- Season 7 Episode 9: Super Tuesday
Election returns from the GOP presidential primaries; from New York City.
- Season 7 Episode 8: A Greek Tragedy
Parents send their children to live with relatives when they cannot afford to keep them; a journalist takes on a European dictator.
- Season 7 Episode 7: Stealth Spy
An engineer is convicted of espionage for selling secrets to China.
- Season 7 Episode 6: The Doctor Is Out
Dr. Donald Berwick discusses the healthcare bill; the longest living people in the world live on an island in Japan.
- Season 7 Episode 5: A Fighting Chance
A wounded former U.S. Army Infantryman rehabilitates himself for a chance to play college football.
- Season 7 Episode 4: From the Florida Primary
Results from Tampa, Fla.
- Season 7 Episode 3: All for a Bowl of Soup
The Asian appetite for shark fin soup destroys the ocean's shark populations.
- Season 7 Episode 2: Finnish First
Finland has created one of the most equitable school systems in the world.
- Season 7 Episode 1: Live From New Hampshire Primary
Election results from the first 2012 presidential primary.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 6 (2011)
- Season 6 Episode 40: Best of Dan Rather Reports 2011
Favorite stories from 2011.
- Season 6 Episode 39: Dan Rather Remembers Pearl Harbor
In Hawaii, Rather explores the bombing of Pearl Harbor seventy years later.
- Season 6 Episode 38: Avoiding the Auction Block
Homes continue to be auctioned off in spite of federal measures to slow foreclosures; Iraq war spending; Joplin, Mo. and Greensburg, Kan. rebuild after tornadoes.
- Season 6 Episode 37: An American Nightmare
Foreign workers claim they were lured with promises of a job and citizenship; update on Castle Doctrine.
- Season 6 Episode 36: Take a Lesson From Singapore
Singapore passes the United States in educational excellence.
- Season 6 Episode 35: The Un-Banked
Bank fees cause consumers to close accounts and rely on credit unions and community banks.
- Season 6 Episode 34: Angel in the Desert
A retired mechanic rescues immigrants lost in the desert on the journey to America; Stephen Cohen discusses Vladimir Putin; the dedication of the King Memorial.
- Season 6 Episode 33: Taking It to the Street
A protest on Wall Street; Fouad Ajami discusses the Arab spring.
- Season 6 Episode 32: Internal Combustion
The makers of gas cans; the decline of Americans practicing Judaism.
- Season 6 Episode 31: Trouble on the Land
The involvement of American universities in an African land grab; the governor of Michigan's controversial program to add jobs.
- Season 6 Episode 30: Bad Score
Poor scoring on standardized tests; Japan, six months after the earthquake; pesticides and honeybees.Friday 24th May 7:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 29: What Really Happened at Bari Alai
Afghan and NATO soldiers come under enemy fire at a remote outpost.Thursday 23rd May 8:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 28: EPISODE: 28
The changes brought about by the attacks on September 11, 2001.
- Season 6 Episode 27: A National Disgrace Revisited
Investigating the Detroit Public School system; a student enters college.
- Season 6 Episode 26: What Happened Next: Taking a Hit
A man comes back from concussions suffered in football; government compensation for parents of troops who require expensive care.
- Season 6 Episode 25: What Happened Next: The Dalits of India
The Dalits of India; an 'untouchable' breaks out; honor killings in the U.K.
- Season 6 Episode 24: What Happened Next? The Mysterious Case of Kevin Xu
A Chinese businessman is convicted for distributing phony pills; counterfeit drugs in Nigeria.
- Season 6 Episode 23: The New Space Race
A roundtable at the Johnson Space Center in Houston; America's future in space.Thursday 23rd May 7:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 22: All Is Not Forgiven
New evidence in the Catholic priest sex abuse scandal in Los Angeles; foreign hi-tech worker; plastic in the Pacific Ocean.Wednesday 22nd May 7:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 21: No Thanks for Everything
Americans discuss how big corporations have abandoned them in favor of guest workers from other countries.Tuesday 21st May 7:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 20: Mini-Meds
Limited coverage health care insurance plans; another bailout; Chinese art exhibit in New York.Tomorrow at 8:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 19: No Easy Answers
Experts try to solve problems with education.Tomorrow at 7:00am EDT - AXS TV
- Season 6 Episode 18: The App Bubble
Millions are poured into tech start-ups hoping to be the next Facebook; a government agency pursues commercial fishermen.
- Season 6 Episode 17: A National Disgrace
Challenges facing Detroit public schools.
- Season 6 Episode 16: The Best of the Best
The role of the Special Operations Command in the hunt for Osama bin Laden; revolution in Syria; the Chinese government tries to control the Internet.
- Season 6 Episode 15: The Nuclear Option
The future of nuclear energy and the politics, science and economics of nuclear power.
- Season 6 Episode 14: Gas Pains
The jump in gas prices; the electric car; rhino poaching in South Africa.
- Season 6 Episode 13: The Mother Lode
Copper is about to be mined in Afghanistan by a company accused of bribery; paying the victims of the Gulf oil spill.
- Season 6 Episode 12: The Dissident Disappeared
The disappearance of Ai Weiwei; baseball talent from the Dominican Republic.
- Season 6 Episode 11: Mexican Standoff
Mexico's U.S.-backed war on drug trafficking.
- Season 6 Episode 10: Do Unto Others
Christians can opt out of mandatory health care coverage; scientist Eric Lander; cleaning up garbage in the Pacific Ocean.
- Season 6 Episode 9: Betty vs. Goliath
The Supreme Court hears arguments in the largest class action case of all time; Libya; pulling out from Afghanistan.
- Season 6 Episode 8: Power Play
A new generation of nuclear power generators; 'corrective rape' in South Africa; electronic voting machines.
- Season 6 Episode 7: Just Plane Work
The White House jobs plan; Brazilian immigrants return home; statistician Nate Silver discusses the 2012 presidential race.
- Season 6 Episode 6: A Precarious Peace
A little-known U.S. program produces calm in the West Bank and fosters cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians.
- Season 6 Episode 5: Blood in the Name of Honor
Honor killings are on the rise in Great Britain; analysis of the situation in Egypt; poll expert Nate Silver.
- Season 6 Episode 4: Come Write-In, Senator
Alaskan senator Lisa Murkowski is the first incumbent to win a write-in campaign; Dr. Fouad Ajami examines unrest in Egypt.
- Season 6 Episode 3: One Feisty Fish
Scientists worry that Lionfish are a threat to wipe out native fish populations in the Atlantic.
- Season 6 Episode 2: Help Wanted! (Not Here)
American high-tech companies lay off people in Silicon Valley but hire in India; selling American goods overseas.
- Season 6 Episode 1: Addicted to Antibiotics
Americans' over-medicating with antibiotics have rendered them ineffective; obtaining antibiotics in Norway.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 5 (2010)
- Season 5 Episode 40: The Best of 2010
Highlights from the year's investigations.
- Season 5 Episode 39: Home Loans From Hell
Efforts to stave off the process of foreclosure.
- Season 5 Episode 38: True Believers
The conservative shift of the Catholic Church; small business loans; economist Gary Shilling.
- Season 5 Episode 37: Shell Game
Millions of tainted eggs supplied to American consumers by Iowa farmer, Jack DeCoster; micro-finance in America and the last piper from D-Day.
- Season 5 Episode 36: Here Comes the Cash
Special interest money; money poured into political races in the Midwest; eggs.
- Season 5 Episode 35: Gov't 2.0
Tim O'Reilly revolutionizes the government by using the Internet; scholar Stephen Cohen.
- Season 5 Episode 34: Das Vote
European countries decide against using electronic voting machines.
- Season 5 Episode 33: Field of Broken Dreams
Young men from the Dominican Republic give up everything for the chance at a career in Major League Baseball.
- Season 5 Episode 32: All I Want Is Work
Unemployed workers in rural Georgia will do anything for a job.
- Season 5 Episode 31: Goin' to Guam
U.S. Marines are leaving Okinawa for Guam; letters from viewers.
- Season 5 Episode 30: Take This Job and Love It
American businesses import foreign workers; great white sharks are seen in east coast waters.
- Season 5 Episode 29: A Family Secret
Afghan families go to extreme lengths for their children's survival; a research ship looks for oil in the Gulf.
- Season 5 Episode 28: The Mysterious Case of Kevin Xu
A Chinese business woman tries to penetrate the U.S. with fake medications; fake drugs from China flood into Africa.
- Season 5 Episode 27: What Happened Next: Wolfman
The first grey wolf hunt; trapping giant grizzly bears; disappearing ice from Glacier National Park.
- Season 5 Episode 26: What Happened Next: The Future of the Military
People question the strategy to expand America's military reach.
- Season 5 Episode 25: What Happened Next: Concussions
Concussions, football and dementia is a major area of concern for the NFL.
- Season 5 Episode 24: What Happened Next: Congressman Grayson
Follow ups of previous investigations; Congressman Alan Grayson; Medicare fraud.
- Season 5 Episode 23: Return to Base
Commanders from the U.S. Army base at Ft. Carlson, Colo. discuss their year in Afghanistan.
- Season 5 Episode 22: Spiritually Bankrupt
The Catholic Church faces hundreds of lawsuits in the wake of the sex abuse scandal. Also, a look at the fight for millions of federal dollars, all over rum.
- Season 5 Episode 21: A gulf in Understanding
Scientists rush to understand the effects of the oil spill: four generations of fishing family; an award winning photographer share their views.
- Season 5 Episode 20: Face-Off
The Supreme Court ruled that crime lab technicians have to come to court to testify.
- Season 5 Episode 19: Haul or High Water
The American economy survives because of an efficient transportation system.
- Season 5 Episode 18: Up to Their Ashes
Scientists believe melting glaciers in Iceland will lead to more frequent volcanic eruptions; Greenland; Wall Street whiz.
- Season 5 Episode 17: Pornland, Oregon
Portland police feel under-staffed and overwhelmed with the underage sex trade in Oregon.
- Season 5 Episode 16: Voting With Their Feet
Afghans flee to Europe in search of a better life; second look on rape cases.
- Season 5 Episode 15: Where There's Smoke
Soldiers in Afghanistan believe trash fire smoke is making them ill; illiquid assets; Alaskans worry about the arrival of big oil.
- Season 5 Episode 14: Mud Flap
Man-made levees destroy the Louisiana coastline; a young survivor is left for dead in Haiti.
- Season 5 Episode 13: Fracking Gas
A process called fracking opens up a world of possibilities for the future of energy.
- Season 5 Episode 12: The Big O
A conversation with the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Gen. Raymond Odierno.
- Season 5 Episode 11: Not If But When
Geologists believe that Port-au-Prince may not be safe from future earthquakes; Florida medical clinic; the future of journalism.
- Season 5 Episode 10: Over and Out
Evidence that the war in Iraq is coming to an end for U.S. forces; women of Rwanda take power.
- Season 5 Episode 9: The Price of an Afghan Bride
One of Afghanistan's few female scholars is about to be unwillingly sold into marriage; reinforcements in Kandahar.
- Season 5 Episode 8: Women and War
Empowering women in developing countries; women are seen as the peace-makers in conflict areas.
- Season 5 Episode 7: Aftershock
Life for survivors of the earthquake in Haiti; surveying the damage.
- Season 5 Episode 6: What's Happening Inside Reeves?
A privately run Federal prison receives millions of dollars a month, but few can find out what's going on inside their walls; author Charles Gasparino and his new book on Wall Street greed.
- Season 5 Episode 5: Snapshot
A week in jobless America.
- Season 5 Episode 4: Taking a Hit
Congress, NFL headquarters and the sidelines of youth sports discuss concussions.
- Season 5 Episode 3: Paging Doctor Fraud
Billions of dollars stolen from Medicare; airport body scanners make a debut; the future of Haiti.
- Season 5 Episode 2: Kidney Pirates
A spike in kidney disease has created a black market for transplanted organs; from Moldova.
- Season 5 Episode 1: Talking Text
The explosion in communications via the Internet; terrorism threat coming from Yemen.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 4 (2009)
- Season 4 Episode 40: The Best of Dan Rather Reports 2009
Highlights from the year's stories.
- Season 4 Episode 39: Mind Your Loan Business
Michigan trucking students claim they were defrauded by a driver training school; small investors fight back against Wall Street.
- Season 4 Episode 38: Afghantistan: One Last Chance
U.S. troops push a new strategy that centers on building the Afghan government.
- Season 4 Episode 37: Treasure Island
Logging may be costing Madagascar its natural heritage; a New England town sparks an American revolution.
- Season 4 Episode 36: Truck Talk
Big rig drivers discuss American economy and safety on the road.
- Season 4 Episode 35: Carbonomics
Understanding an important issue; a plan by the Obama administration.
- Season 4 Episode 34: EPISODE: 34
Texas pill mills make buying narcotics too easy; closing a famous American street.
- Season 4 Episode 33: Queen of the Road
The training of new truckers; scientists search for healthy coral in the Caribbean.
- Season 4 Episode 32: Tax Cheats
The prosecution of Americans who keep their money in Swiss banks to avoid taxes; the 'Wolfman' in northern Montana; New York's jobless recovery.
- Season 4 Episode 31: Half the Sky
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn discuss the emerging role of women in developing countries.
- Season 4 Episode 30: Taking On The Fed
A congressman demands to know where the Fed spent its billions; the front line surge of Afghanistan.
- Season 4 Episode 29: Iran's Manhattan Project
Iran manages to launder billions of dollars through Western banks despite sanctions imposed on the country.
- Season 4 Episode 28: Electric Cars
Electric cars are sleek, fast, powerful and expensive.
- Season 4 Episode 27: The Most Dangerous Place to Join a Union
Union members working for American companies in Columbia live in fear; school to train assassins.
- Season 4 Episode 26: The Trailers: 4 Years Later
Revisiting the reports on the 'Toxic Trailers' of Hurricane Katrina.
- Season 4 Episode 25: Up on the Farm
The growing phenomenon of urban farming.
- Season 4 Episode 24: A Conversation With Frank Rich
Frank Rich discusses America at war, race relations and the media.
- Season 4 Episode 23: A Border Runs Through It
Although large numbers of people cross the Pakistan-Afghanistan border daily, few are checked; NATO reconstruction efforts pay off; Stephen Cohen discusses Pres. Obama's recent trip to Russia.
- Season 4 Episode 22: Money Man to the World
The director of the IMF discusses his attempt at saving the world from financial chaos.
- Season 4 Episode 21: Private Prisons
Private prisons earn money by locking up tens of thousands of migrants; a controversial group of American Jews called J Street advocate peace.
- Season 4 Episode 20: Seven Years Inside Gitmo
An interview with a recently released terrorism suspect; tour of the 'new' Guantanamo.
- Season 4 Episode 19: Rethinking Russia
Three prominent Russian scholars discuss the state of relations between the U.S. and Russia.
- Season 4 Episode 18: The Raid on Imam Sahib
A town in Afghanistan after a raid by U.S. Special Forces; Kandahar, Afghanistan.
- Season 4 Episode 17: Power From the People
Alternative energy concepts in Germany include allowing individual homes to sell excess power to electric companies; the city of Abu Dhabi goes green.
- Season 4 Episode 16: Operation Helmet
Helmet pads to protect troops against IED's; Camp Le Jeune's drinking water; the Holocaust.
- Season 4 Episode 15: Revolt
Virginia turns down federal stimulus money; helmet liners for soldiers; feeding the hungry in Afghanistan; auctioning food in America.
- Season 4 Episode 14: Busted
Double digit unemployment and a large number of home foreclosures in Las Vegas.
- Season 4 Episode 13: Everyone's Covered
Medical insurance in Canada; workers in an agricultural town lose their jobs; scholar Fouad Ajami discusses the Middle East.
- Season 4 Episode 12: Meat Market
The economic effect of the recession on the beef industry; Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren.
- Season 4 Episode 11: The Swedish Model
If banks continue to falter, nationalized banks become the next step; Obama's banking bailout plan; lobbyists are angry over new restrictions.
- Season 4 Episode 10: A Border Runs Through It
Few people crossing the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan are being checked; NATO reconstruction efforts pay off.
- Season 4 Episode 9: Meltdown
Iceland's government collapses after bank failure; small community bankers whistle through the recession.
- Season 4 Episode 8: Knocking Heads
Young athletes with untreated concussions risk permanent brain damage; professional athletes and brain damage.
- Season 4 Episode 7: Sold!
Small banks thrive by turning down prospective borrowers; looking for billions of dollars in bailout money; American dreams on the auction block.
- Season 4 Episode 6: Yankee, Go Home!
President of Bolivia promotes coca growth and expels U.S. drug agents; a military school with a questionable past trains Latin American soldiers; the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan.
- Season 4 Episode 5: The Castle Doctrine
A new breed of laws gives Americans more rights to use deadly force to defend themselves and their property.
- Season 4 Episode 4: Target: Philippines
American troops fighting terrorists in the Philippines become a model for the global war on terror.
- Season 4 Episode 3: A Dream Fulfilled
Residents of Memphis when Dr. King was assassinated travel to Washington, D.C. to see the dream fulfilled; civil rights pioneer Dr. Benjamin Hooks; 'green jobs' guru Van Jones.
- Season 4 Episode 2: War Without End
Gaza; Madeline Albright on the Middle East Crisis; a controversial group of American Jews, called J Street, advocate peace.
- Season 4 Episode 1: The Commander
Rather interviews the American General in charge of quelling a growing insurgency in Afghanistan; frontline U.S. forces.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 3 (2008)
- Season 3 Episode 42: The Most Wanted Man in Iran
The leader of a group responsible for killing Iranian solders along the border with Pakistan; countries want to ban a weapon coveted by the U.S.
- Season 3 Episode 41: Whiz Kids
Graduates from elite colleges and universities flock to Wall Street; Israel's contributions to the high tech world; rebuilding Galveston, Texas.
- Season 3 Episode 40: Pollution in Paradise
Pristine natural habitats; tourists threaten the environment of the Galapagos Islands.
- Season 3 Episode 39: Coca, Si, Cocaine, No
The President of Bolivia; Bolivian farmers grow coca plants used to manufacture cocaine; the Pentagon's view of the 21st century U.S. military.
- Season 3 Episode 38: Conquering the Concrete
Pollution caused by roads, parking lots and rooftops; interracial adoption and Houston's desegregation.
- Season 3 Episode 37: To Never Forget
The wounds of war; the election of Barack Obama through the eyes of a reporter and historian; thoughts from the voting lines across America on election day.
- Season 3 Episode 36: On Politics: Election Night 2008
Live election coverage from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
- Season 3 Episode 35: Election.com
Internet websites set the daily news agenda during the election; pollster Nate Silver discusses the election; changes in the South.
- Season 3 Episode 34: A Few Good Men, A Lot of Bad Water
A former Marine Corps drill sergeant believes toxic chemicals in the water supply at Camp Lejeune led to the death of his daughter; economist Paul Krugman; the new face of the Peace Corps.
- Season 3 Episode 33: Out at Home
The 700 billion bail-out bill; an initiative to re-work loans; America's economy infects other nations; re-inventing education in East Los Angeles.
- Season 3 Episode 32: ...Going, Going...
Dramatic evidence of climate change in Glacier National Park; global warming.
- Season 3 Episode 31: Dirty Money Down South
Georgia leads the nation in home foreclosures; Nate Silver; immigrants in America's small towns.
- Season 3 Episode 30: All Mine
An American company buys a massive copper mine from the government of Congo, which critics believe is a modern day land grab; economist Gary Shilling discusses the woes of Wall Street.
- Season 3 Episode 29: Battle Plan
The Pentagon's plans to build a culturally sensitive ground force to police cities and occupy foreign territory; the government asks critical questions.
- Season 3 Episode 28: A Sudden Explosion
The causes of exploding consumer gas cans and how they can be made safer; recruiting U.S. Marines during wartime.
- Season 3 Episode 27: Serving America
How computer modeling makes tracking hurricanes more precise; both presidential candidates plan to increase public service; serving the country; GOP convention.
- Season 3 Episode 26: The Last Loophole
Corporations host committees for the national political conventions; two cities strive to end segregation fifty years ago; Denver.
- Season 3 Episode 25: The Real Iraq
Two young marines and a photojournalist provide a unique in-depth perspective of the war in Iraq.
- Season 3 Episode 24: Eat to Live
Food pantries and food banks report increases in demand; the ethanol debate; the mayor of a Texas border town wants to stop the border fence.
- Season 3 Episode 23: The High Price of Ransom
Iraqi refugees seeking passage to America are put on hold; injecting race horses with steroids and painkillers.
- Season 3 Episode 22: Ocean View
The Bush Administration considers Palmyra Island as the centerpiece of an environmental safe zone that would create a marine reserve; an American evangelist tries to spread Christianity in China; religion in the U.S. military.
- Season 3 Episode 21: Scott McClellan
Rather interviews former White House press secretary Scott McClellan.
- Season 3 Episode 20: Why So High? America & the Price of Oil
A country dependent on inexpensive oil makes a difficult transition to higher gas prices.
- Season 3 Episode 19: Getting Into College
The college admissions process and how it serves the interests of parents, students and colleges.
- Season 3 Episode 18: A Price to Print
A former USA Today reporter faces fines for not revealing a source; the downturn in the economy affects the rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; a former Guantanamo prosecutor turns defense witness.
- Season 3 Episode 17: Charging Into a Recession
Credit card debt climbs rapidly; the credit card industry could face the same future as the mortgage market; pollution is killing the coral reefs off the Florida coast; New York's Health Commissioner tries to save the city from itself.
- Season 3 Episode 16: On Politics: The North Carolina and Indiana Primaries
Coverage and analysis of the North Carolina and Indiana primaries; from Washington, D.C.
- Season 3 Episode 15: Wal-Mart Goes to Washington
Behind the corporate curtain of Wal-mart; Dalit women in India are forced into sexual servitude.
- Season 3 Episode 14: On the Obama Campaign
Rather and his team follow Ill. Senator Barack Obama on a campaign swing through Pennsylvania.
- Season 3 Episode 13: Mind Science
Buddhist monks and the Dalai Lama help scientists unlock mysteries of the brain.
- Season 3 Episode 12: Both Sides of the Fence
Residents of Eagle Pass believe the proposed fence along the Texas-Mexico border is a waste of money; abstinence program to prevent AIDS; Exxon Valdez spill victims have their day in court.
- Season 3 Episode 11: Trade Winds
Cuban economy changes with the new Castro in charge; the border fence between the U.S. and Mexico is on the drawing board.
- Season 3 Episode 10: Captain Gildroy's War
A US Marine officer offers a unique perspective of the Iraq war; a retired general gives his views on torture; the issue of compensation from the Exxon Valdez spill goes to the Supreme Court.
- Season 3 Episode 9: Company Men
Analysts and agents of the CIA have spent decades fighting America's secret battles.
- Season 3 Episode 8: Silencing the Scientist
A top official claims the government has withheld information on contaminated campers; wealthy people are allowed to legally pay only capital gains tax on some of their earnings; Democrats make a comeback in red states.
- Season 3 Episode 7: A Safe Place to Shoot Up
Vancouver, Canada supports a measure that allows a safe place to inject drugs in order to lower the risk of AIDS transmission; presidential campaign in Ohio; voting machine controversy.
- Season 3 Episode 6: Bombs Left Behind
Long after a cease fire in the Israeli-Lebanese conflict, unexploded bombs still cover the battlefields and wound civilians; FEMA does not meet promises made to Gulf Coast residents; America's fiscal health.
- Season 3 Episode 5: On Politics: Super Tuesday
Five hours of Super Tuesday coverage from the campus of the University of Southern California.
- Season 3 Episode 4: On Politics: The Florida Primary
Campaign analysis with political pros; results from the GOP Primary; from St. Petersburg, Fla.
- Season 3 Episode 3: The Hollywood Influence
Hollywood's influence on American culture; from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah; Robert Redford.
- Season 3 Episode 2: On Politics: The South Carolina Primary
The University of South Carolina at Columbia campus; presidential candidates search South Carolina for votes; political pros run campaigns.
- Season 3 Episode 1: On Politics: The New Hampshire Primary
Election returns and the analysis of the first primary for the 2008 election; from Manchester, N.H.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 2 (2007)
- Season 2 Episode 42: Pressuring the Prosecutor
A former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo speaks out; the Bible taught in a public school.
- Season 2 Episode 41: Church & State: Separation Anxieties
Legal scholars discuss how the Constitution governs the balance of religion and government in American life.
- Season 2 Episode 40: G.I. Gangs
Reports that gang members are enlisting in the U.S. military worry police; changes in Indian law could make generic drugs unaffordable.
- Season 2 Episode 39: Pay Dirt: Subsidies and the American Farmer
Farmers' concerns with the wastefulness of subsidies; Burma; taming Louisiana's wetlands.
- Season 2 Episode 38: A Crack In the Ice
For centuries, explorers dreamed of a Northwest Passage. Now, as the Arctic melts that dream is becoming a reality.
- Season 2 Episode 37: The Dosage Dilemma
Children's cold medicines are deemed unsafe; the anatomy of a cyber attack.
- Season 2 Episode 36: The Passion of His Politics: A Candid Conversation with James Carville
Rather and James Carville discuss state of politics.
- Season 2 Episode 35: Into Africa
The U.S. military will have a new command dedicated to Africa; Blackwater, the American security company.
- Season 2 Episode 34: One Man vs. China
Dan Rather visits with the Dalai Lama.
- Season 2 Episode 33: Christian Soldiers
Evangelical Christian groups' influence on the U.S. military; ice melting in Greenland; voting rights.
- Season 2 Episode 32: America Over There
American involvement in Somalia and Pakistan. A Louisiana woman's neighbor is a mountain of trash, courtesy of the Katrina cleanup.
- Season 2 Episode 31: Plastic Planes
Top former and current Boeing engineers believe the new 787 Dreamliner should not be certified to fly since it was built out of high tech plastics called composites.
- Season 2 Episode 30: Heroes At Home
The stories of two women whose lives have been changed forever because of the fighting in Iraq; a deal between the Bush administration and the Mexican government.
- Season 2 Episode 29: Did Texas Execute Innocent Men?
Dan Rather examines two convicted murderers in Texas who were executed whose identities are now in doubt.
- Season 2 Episode 28: The Prime Minister in Exile
Rather interviews former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto; Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor of New York; story updates.
- Season 2 Episode 27: The Trouble with Touch Screens
The voting machine industry reveals problems with the latest touch screen technology.
- Season 2 Episode 26: The Trouble With Touch Screens
Dan Rather and Ted Koppel discuss the state of broadcast journalism at the Annenberg School of Communications.
- Season 2 Episode 25: Military Justice
A US Marine received word on the fate of his court martial for murdering Iraqi civilians; remembrance of Lady Bird Johnson.
- Season 2 Episode 24: The Most Wanted Man in Iran
The Most Wanted Man in Iran: Is He Backed By the CIA?'; 'Boeing: Bash to Fit'; 'Camp Obama: New Ways to Raise Money.
- Season 2 Episode 23: The Constitution in Question
Legal thinkers debate the different views of executive power and the Bush administration.
- Season 2 Episode 22: The Hidden Face of Mexico
A masked Mexican revolutionary;a fleet of new airplanes.
- Season 2 Episode 21: West Point at War
Cadets learn about duty, honor and country while preparing to lead troops in a hostile world.
- Season 2 Episode 20: A Question of Rights
The Civil Rights Division at the Dept. of Justice is investigated; the man behind the mask in Mexico.
- Season 2 Episode 19: Where Are the Bees?
New discoveries scientists and government are making in the quest for why bees are dying. Formaldehyde gas in trailers provided to hurricane victims. The pending new immigration legislation.
- Season 2 Episode 18: EPISODE: 18
Some Muslims and Arab-Americans say that the U.S. is returning to the mentality of the McCarthy era and the Red scare.
- Season 2 Episode 17: Civilians at War
U.S. civilian contractors in Iraq; major-league baseball; Kent State shooting anniversary.
- Season 2 Episode 15: Exodus
Many fleeing Iraqis are being smuggled to Europe and beyond.
- Season 2 Episode 12: New Rules of the Game
Democrats campaign to end a culture of corruption in Washington; coral in the Florida Keys is dying off.
- Season 2 Episode 11: Cooking With Clones
Cloned meat; What are Americans getting for the billions of taxpayer dollars being sent to the military dictator Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan?
- Season 2 Episode 10: The Problem With Poppies
Massive drug production in Afghanistan may turn the country into a narco-state. The money coming from heroin production is funding a resurgence of the Taliban and terrorism.
- Season 2 Episode 9: Latino Invasions
The Bush administration utilizes detention centers to control illegal immigration; Latino culture becomes mainstream in America.
- Season 2 Episode 8: Combat Photographer
A U.S. marine's video of the invasion into Iraq.
- Season 2 Episode 6: Medical Marijuana
Medical researchers discover that marijuana can lead to advances in medicine.
- Season 2 Episode 5: Hamid Karzai Interview, Border Wars Update
Dan Rather travels to Afghanistan for an exclusive interview with President Hamid Karzai on the resurgence of the Taliban fighters; drug cartel violence in Mexico.
- Season 2 Episode 4: The Heroes Are Dying
The effects of Sept. 11 on first responders.
- Season 2 Episode 3: The Future Of Ford
As consumers purchase imported automobiles, Ford Motor Company is forced to lay off employees.
- Season 2 Episode 1: The Bush Legacy
A talk with noted historians about the Presidency of George W. Bush.
Dan Rather Reports: Season 1 (2006)
- Season 1 Episode 6: Contractors of Carpetbaggers?
Residents along the Gulf Coast say big, out-of-state companies are getting the clean up contracts which is costing the taxpayers millions of dollars. Record Wall Street profits lead to big time bonuses.
- Season 1 Episode 5: Exxon Valdez
The Exxon Valdez continues to cause environmental problems; Montana grizzly bears.
- Season 1 Episode 4: Border War
The growing violence in Mexico's border cities.
- Season 1 Episode 3: Survivors of the Storms
Dan Rather talks to a former FEMA worker who was convicted of stealing food from Hurricane Katrina victims.
- Season 1 Episode 2: The Best Congress Money Can Buy
Who is really running Washington? Dan Rather reports on the 'shadow government.'
- Season 1 Episode 1: Trade Winds
Dan Rather mixes hard-edged field reports, investigative stories and one on one interviews from news hotspots around the world.