FRONTLINE: Firestone and the Warlord

Civil War in Liberia
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the secret relationship between the American tire company Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor (pictured). (Photo courtesy of ©Patrick Robert/Sygma/Corbis)

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company’s Liberia rubber plantation, and diplomatic cables and court documents, the investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.

Tuesday, February 3. 9:00 p.m.