Season 21

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The Interpreters

Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked their lives aiding US troops. Were they left behind?

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The Interpreters

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The First Rainbow Coalition

Across lines of race and ethnicity, alliances formed among Chicago activists in the '60s.

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The First Rainbow Coalition

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Always in Season

A haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.

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Always in Season

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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Were the 739 deaths from Chicago's 1995 heatwave a one-time tragedy or appalling trend?

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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

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Pipe Dreams

Talented young musicians compete in the world's most prestigious pipe organ competition.

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Pipe Dreams

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Reclusive activist Marion Stokes videotaped TV 24/7 for decades in the name of truth.

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

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Rewind

Rewind paints a vivid but hopeful portrait of a family plagued by a cycle of abuse.

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Rewind

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Jim Allison: Breakthrough

The story of one warmhearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer.

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Jim Allison: Breakthrough

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The Hottest August

Ordinary New Yorkers share their anxieties about the future while bracing for record heat.

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The Hottest August

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We Believe In Dinosaurs

The Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Kentucky creationism museum.

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We Believe In Dinosaurs

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Leftover Women

Modern Chinese women juggle love life with careers in a society that frowns on singlehood.

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Leftover Women

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Accept the Call

An anguished Minnesota father tries to find out what led his son to attempt to join ISIS.

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Accept the Call

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Decade of Fire

Decade of Fire covers the shocking story of when the South Bronx was on fire in the '70s.

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