Behind the Exploitative Practices of the NCAA, a Public Health Approach to Fighting Heroin Abuse

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"Chasing Heroin" airs on Feb. 23rd at 9 p.m. on Frontline on PBS.

The New York Times' Joe Nocera investigated how the NCAA exploited young athletes and lured them onto top-division college teams with the promise of professional careers. Tim Sultan tells the story of Sunny's Bar in Red Hook, and the eccentric patrons and unlikely friendships that changed his life. Award-winning investigative reporter Paul Goldberg talks about his debut novel The Yid set in the Soviet Union a week before Stalin’s death in 1953. The Frontline documentary “Chasing Heroin” follows four heroin addicts in Seattle and looks at a public health approach to dealing with widespread heroin abuse in the United States.