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  • Postville: When Cultures Collide.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    This very charming program looks at what happened when 300 Hasidic Jews descended on Postville, a town in Iowa with a population 1500, where the pigs out number the humans by 3:1. The Hasidic Jews then…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 56 minutes
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  • P.O.V.

    • 9-12

    On June 7, 1998, three white men from Jasper, Texas, chained African-American James Byrd to a pick-up truck and dragged him until his body disintegrated. This powerful documentary takes you to the white…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 86 minutes
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  • Reporting America At War

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    In television's first comprehensive look at a timely issue, this documentary explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century and beyond. From San Juan Hill to the…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 2 program(s) / 86 minutes
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  • Return of the Wolves.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Return of the Wolves is a documentary about the controversy around reintroducing the wolf into Yellowstone National Park. The program looks at legislation introduced by Rep. Wayne Owens to reintroduce…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 58 minutes
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  • Salt Lake City Once Upon a Time.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Once upon a time, there were no malls in Salt Lake City. Parking was abundant, and anything past 2700 South was considered "out in the sticks." It was the early 1940s -- a time when men wore hats, life…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 1 program(s) / 84 minutes
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  • Scientific American Frontiers

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Who were the first Americans? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge…  » more info

    • Episodes/length: 2 program(s) / 56 minutes
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  • Secrets of the Dead

    • 9-12

    As they set sail from London to the distant shores of America in December 1606, the men and boys onboard the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery surely expected the best from their adventure.…  » more info

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  • Secrets of the Dead IV

    • 9-12

    Over the centuries, humans have endured many influenza pandemics. But no flu ever struck as fast, as hard, and with such lethal power as the 1918, or "Spanish Flu," which rivals the Black Death as the…  » more info

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  • Secrets of the Lost Canyon.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    When the existence of Range Creek Canyon, with its hundreds (if not thousands) of ancient, undisturbed, Fremont Indian sites was announced in the Summer of 2004, worldwide interest focused on a unique…  » more info

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  • She Says: Women in the News.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    This program explores the impact of having more women in decision-making roles in journalism on the news, the news room culture and the society. Since the early days of the Women's Movement, the number…  » more info

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