Frontline: Big Sky, Big Money
Airs Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, October 29, 2012
In a special investigation in collaboration with MARKETPLACE, FRONTLINE travels to the remote epicenter of the campaign finance debate for a tale of money, politics and intrigue. How has the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision changed campaigns in America?
Mysterious Docs Found in Meth House Reveal Inner Workings of Dark Money Group by Kim Barker ProPublica and Rick Young and Emma Schwartz, FRONTLINE
“Dark Money” Group Central to Citizens United May Have Misled IRS by Kim Barker ProPublica and Emma Schwartz, FRONTLINE
Should Campaign Donors Be Disclosed? by Sarah Childress
Citizens United Lets Unions Canvass for More Votes by Sarah Childress
Ask Montana, which has tried to challenge the ruling in court, is investigating alleged campaign abuses and is playing host to a bitter race that could decide control of the U.S. Senate. FRONTLINE correspondent and MARKETPLACE host Kai Ryssdal reports.
Also this hour: PBS NEWSHOUR correspondent Hari Sreenivasan, reporting for FRONTLINE, goes deep inside the Romney and Obama campaigns to uncover how data collected from millions of Americans is being used by both camps to target their messages, get out the vote and shape the election.