“Flint’s Deadly Water” is the result of two years of on-the-ground reporting from a team of FRONTLINE journalists — all of them Michigan natives — who set out to determine the true toll of the Flint water crisis.
As it turns out, it’s likely far worse than we knew.
Director Abby Ellis, reporters Kayla Ruble and Jacob Carah, and FRONTLINE Senior Editor Sarah Childress conducted exclusive interviews, pored over thousands of court records, internal state emails and documents, and undertook a sweeping analysis of every death in the county since the city’s water source was switched to the Flint River on April 25, 2014.
What they found reveals how a public health disaster that’s become known for the lead poisoning of thousands of children has also spawned one of the largest outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in U.S. history.
Watch “Flint’s Deadly Water” at FRONTLINE.
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