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News & Public Affairs

Jul
08

FRONTLINE | Separate and Unequal

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Watch Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the comeback of segregation in America, with a focus on Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Jun
27

FRONTLINE | Syria’s Second Front

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Venture into the Syrian war zone with rebel forces trying to battle extremist Islamic factions.

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Jun
24

FRONTLINE | To Catch a Trader

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Watch Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10pm | Track an ongoing seven-year investigation into the largest insider trading scandal in U.S. history.

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May
21

FRONTLINE | Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria

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Watch Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the deep-seeded hatreds between rivals in Ukraine and hear from Syrian rebel fighters.

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May
05

FRONTLINE | United States of Secrets

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Watch Tuesdays, May 13 & 20 2014 at 10pm | Learn how the U.S. government came to monitor the communications of millions of Americans.

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Mar
18

FRONTLINE | TB Silent Killer

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Watch Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10pm | Hear heart-wrenching stories of the spread of tuberculosis, often drug-resistant, around the world.

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Jan
30

New York NOW Education Special

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New York NOW hosted a discussion based on the issues featured in the POV film American Promise.

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Jan
15

Cuomo's 2014 State of the State

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Watch the full 2014 State of the State Address.

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Jan
15

President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill to co-anchor live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address and the Republican Response.

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Oct
23

FRONTLINE | The Retirement Gamble

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Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10pm | Learn how fees, self-dealing and kickbacks profit Wall Street while imperiling our savings.

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Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

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Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

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On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting

Americans today are most likely to name immigration the nation's biggest problem, but polling history suggests the alarm may have a limited shelf life.

In a Gallup survey released last week, 17 perc...

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