On Tuesday June 28 at 9pm ET, FRONTLINE will air (and post online) The Child Cases, the result of a joint-investigation of more than 20 pediatric death cases in which people were jailed on medical evidence — involving abuse, assault and “shaken-baby syndrome” — that was later found to be unreliable or simply wrong. The film goes deep inside several cases to asses what’s happening and why. Are death investigators being properly trained for child cases? (Watch a clip from the film after the jump...)
On Wednesday, June 29, at 1pm ET, — FRONTLINE’s Catherine Upin, ProPublica’s A.C. Thompson and NPR’s Joe Shapiro will be taking viewer questions on the film in a live chat. Also airing on Tuesday night is Educating Sergeant Pantzke, an investigation of how for-profit schools are aggressively recruiting huge numbers of new veterans with educational promises that many now question whether they can keep. The film examines a range of individual veterans’ situations to asses what’s happening and why. Are for-profit schools exploiting a generous new G.I bill?
On Wednesday, June 29, at 3pm ET — producer Martin Smith and Dan Golden, of Bloomberg news — one of the country’s foremost experts on for-profits’ military recruitment—will discuss the film in a live chat.
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