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News & Public Affairs

How We Live: The Fabric of Upstate Life

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Watch Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:30pm and Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:30pm | Educators and leaders gather to dicuss findings from the Times Union/Siena College Education Poll.

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FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

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Watch Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cuomo's 2014 State of the State

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Watch the full 2014 State of the State Address.

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

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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions

Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, were set to go into effect on Sept. 1. On Friday, a federal judge blocked those regulations, on the grounds that th...

Chinese High-Rise Worker Left Dangling After Annoyed Boy Cuts Rope

A worker in southern China was left hanging from 100 feet up the side of a high-rise apartment building when a 10-year-old boy, apparently annoyed at the construction racket outside his window, dec...

Justice Department Supports Native Americans In Child Welfare Case

The Justice Department has weighed in on a class-action lawsuit in South Dakota pitting Native American tribes against state officials, and come down resoundingly in support of tribes.

It's the firs...

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