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Season 18


Accidental Courtesy (#1808)

Meet African-American musician Daryl Davis, who has a peculiar passion - meeting and befriending ...

Birth Of A Movement (#1807)

Learn how D.W. Griffith's 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about ...

The Witness (#1806)

In 1964, Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed on a street in Queens, New York. Soon after, the ...

What Was Ours (#1805)

A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, ...

Containment/Excerpt From Uranium Drive-In (#1804)

Explore our attempts to plan for our radioactive future and the startling failure to manage waste ...

Best And Most Beautiful Things (#1803)

Best and Most Beautiful Things is a celebration of outcasts everywhere, following a precocious ...

Meet The Patels (#1802)

Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After ...

Best Of Enemies (#1801)

In 1968, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. changed TV news forever with their explosive ...

Season 17


T-Rex: Her Fight For Gold (#1720)

Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the ...

Trapped (#1719)

Go inside the contentious issue of abortion rights through the story of health care providers and ...

Dogtown Redemption (#1718)

Airs: Thursday, July 6
Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, ...

The Armor Of Light (#1717)

Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose ...

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