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An examination of an unprecedented reform to California's "Three Strikes" law.
Storm Reyes found hope the day a bookmobile arrived at her migrant camp.
Wendell Scott's son remembers his father's induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Georgina Beyer became the world's first transgender person to hold national office in 1999
A frank and astonishingly intimate real-life drama of a mother and daughter.
Two female matadors are determined to pursue their dream.
A filmmaker documents her battle with cancer caused by DES.
Patrick Haggerty remembers his father's unexpected advice to his gay son in the 1950s.
Things have changed for the soldier and his wife since his return.
A soldier describes being blinded by an explosion and the aftermath.
A soldier describes riding in a truck that hit a child and wonders what he would have done
Filmmaker Laurent Bécue-Renard discusses the making of the film Of Men and War.
A soldier recalls his thoughts after being hit by a mortar.
A soldier becomes emotional as he describes killing a man who was just 25 meters away.
The soldier graphically describes processing a truckload of bodies.
A soldier describes the death of the guy next to him in a battle.
Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.
Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.
Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.
A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.
Director Shattuck seeks a deeper understanding of her family.
A portrait of a gender-creative boy growing up in conservative rural Florida.
The hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.
An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.