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(1999– )

Episode List


Season 7

22 Nov. 2005
Race Is the Place
A documentary featuring contemporary performance artists treating the subject of Race In America, along with archival footage and commentary from poet laureate Amiri Baraka.
14 Feb. 2006
July '64
In the 1950s and 1960s, Rochester, New York became known as a successful city with a thriving business community and few problems. On the other hand, large numbers of poor black southerners had been moving to the city in the recent years. Those black citizens were largely denied the good jobs at local factories. These underprivileged citizens also felt themselves the victims of excessive police scrutiny, as well as police brutality. On a summer night in July 1964, there were altercations between the police and African-American Rochesterians. Those events escalated ...
21 Feb. 2006
Almost Home
Follows the daily lives of senior residents and the staff of a retirement community in Milwaukee, Wisconisin.
21 Mar. 2006
Troop 1500
Their mothers may be convicted thieves, murderers, and drug dealers, but the Girl Scouts of Troop 1500 want to be doctors, social workers, and marine biologists.
11 Apr. 2006

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