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History & Documentary Programs

The Providers

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Screening March 1 - April 7, 2019 | The Providers follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay.

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Charm City

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Screening March 31 – April 28, 2019 | Filmed during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers a powerfully candid portrait of those on the frontlines.

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"Environmental Racism"

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People who live in Albany’s Arbor Hill neighborhood were fighting more than a state-run garbage burning plant. They were also up against a system that treated them differently because of the color of their skin.

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Taking Action

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When a garbage burning plant made Aaron Mair's children sick, he helped get it shut down. This #citizenactive post looks at how he became an active citizen.

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Making of an Activist

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A threat to his children's health turns a state employee into an environmental activist.

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Culture of Openness

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Robert Freeman of New York's Committee on Open Government talks about laws that have created a culture of openness in local, state and federal governments.

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Yes, You Can Go In There

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New York's Open Meetings Law opens a window on government and allows you to see how it works. Or doesn't.

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Best Job in State Government

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New York's Freedom of Information Law and Open Meetings Law give you access to your government. Robert Freeman of the Committee on Open Government talks about the laws and what they mean.

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Words of Warning

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Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group issues a warning about the danger of inaction in the face of global climate change.

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Love Your Lobbyist

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Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Group talks about lobbyists and lobbying.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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