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FRONTLINE | Growing Up Trans

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Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 10pm | Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.

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FRONTLINE | Rape on the Night Shift

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Watch Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate the sexual abuse of immigrant women working in the janitorial industry.

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180 Days: Hartsville

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Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2pm on WORLD | Experience a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in public schools.

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FRONTLINE | Obama at War

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Watch Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10pm | Go inside the Obama administration’s struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria.

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FRONTLINE | Secrets, Politics and Torture

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Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 10pm | Examine the fight over the CIA’s controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture.

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FRONTLINE | The Trouble with Chicken

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Watch Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10pm | Examine the spread of pathogens in chicken and why the food-safety system isn’t stopping the threat.

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FRONTLINE | Outbreak

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Watch Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 10pm | Learn the inside story of the tragic missteps in the response to the Ebola epidemic.

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FRONTLINE | American Terrorist

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Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the 2008 siege on Mumbai.

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FRONTLINE | Memory of the Camps

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Watch Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10pm | See historical footage shot as Allied troops entered the Nazi death camps; edited by Hitchcock.

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FRONTLINE | The Fight for Yemen

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10pm | With Yemen in chaos, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict. 

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

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