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Tuesday, March 31 2009

Frontline: Sick Around America

Sick Around America outlines the health care system, and its many contradictions.


Monday, March 16 2009

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.


Tuesday, February 10 2009

Independent Lens: Tulia, Texas

As Tulia, Texas follows the many turns of the Drug Task Force case, from the initial convictions to investigations of undercover agent Tom Coleman, it becomes a cautionary tale.


Monday, February 9 2009

American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln tracks the converging paths of the president and his killer, then tracks and draws connections between their last journeys, in the forms of Lincoln's funeral train route and Booth's desperate efforts to escape.


Tuesday, February 3 2009

Independent Lens: Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene

As Adjust Your Color recounts, Petey Greene used his groundbreaking radio and television talk shows to influence millions, winning two Emmy awards and varieties of adulation over the years.


Frontline: My Father, My Brother, and Me

My Father, My Brother, and Me leaves the ethical and religious debates over Parkinson's disease mostly untouched, focusing instead on immediate issues, specifically, how to "live with" the disease.


Tuesday, January 6 2009

Frontline: The Old Man and the Storm

Incisive, heartrending, and beautifully crafted, The Old Man and the Storm reflects on how the "crippled city [has struggled] to right itself," despite insurmountable odds.


Monday, January 5 2009

The Story of India

Michael Wood's style is typically breathless and impressed, following a general timeline and inviting you to feel his enthusiasm.


Thursday, November 6 2008

Independent Lens: Knee Deep

Knee Deep is actually less interested in the details of who shot Janette Osborne than in the multiple stories that emerged from the crime.


Tuesday, October 28 2008

Independent Lens: Dinner with the President: A Nation’s Journey

Dinner with the President: A Nation’s Journey finds a particular, recurring focus in the question of women's rights.


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