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News & Public Affairs

FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10pm at 9pm | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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America After Ferguson

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Watch Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8pm | Join a town hall meeting to explore complex issues surrounding Michael Brown’s death in Missouri.

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FRONTLINE | Ebola Outbreak

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10pm | Follow health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop its rampant spread.

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

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