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McCain

The complicated relationship between Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and President Donald Trump; John McCain's life and politics, from his experience in Vietnam to his vote against the Republican health care bill.
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Season 35

3 Jan. 2017
President Trump
Examine the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews with advisors, business associates and biographers reveal how Trump transformed himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president.
 
17 Jan. 2017
Divided States of America - Part 1
Review the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign.
 
18 Jan. 2017
Divided States of America - Part 2
Review the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign.
 
24 Jan. 2017
Trump's Road to the White House
An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through revealing interviews with campaign insiders, filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team examine how Trump rallied millions of supporters and defeated adversaries - and what it suggests about how he will govern.
 
31 Jan. 2017
Battle for Iraq
On the frontlines of the battle for Mosul, with civilians, soldiers, and ISIS suspects. Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad examines the fight and its toll, surviving a suicide bomb. Also, a dramatic report on an Iraqi unit at the center of the fight.
 
27 Feb. 2017
Out of Gitmo
The dramatic story of a Gitmo detainee released from the controversial U.S. prison after 14 years. With NPR, a report on the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists. Also, the untold history of the Guantanamo Bay prison.
 
22 Mar. 2017
Iraq Uncovered
Inside Iraq, as militias and the military fight for the future of the country. The film examines the power of the militias, the impact on civilians, and the places where ISIS has been pushed out.
 
Last Days of Solitary
A look at what happens to recently released prisoners when they go from solitary confinement to the streets. Included: the long-term effects of solitary confinement; and efforts to reduce its use.
 
25 Apr. 2017
The Fish on My Plate
Journalist and author Paul Greenberg (Four Fish; American Catch) spends a year eating only fish. From farmed fish in Norway to the biggest wild fishery in the world off Peru, he travels to investigate the health of the ocean - as well as his own.
 
2 May 2017
Second Chance Kids
The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to re-evaluate juvenile murder cases.
 
9 May 2017
Poverty, Politics and Profit
An investigation into the billions spent on housing the poor, and why so few get the help they need. With NPR, the film examines the politics, profits and problems of an affordable housing system in crisis.
 
16 May 2017
American Patriot: Inside the Armed Uprising Against the Federal Government
Examine the violent battle between a ranching family in the West and the federal government. See how a fight over land became deadly, invigorated a wider right-wing anti-government movement and continues to challenge prosecutors and law enforcement.
 
23 May 2017
Bannon's War
President Trump's advisor Stephen Bannon's war - with radical Islam, Washington, and White House rivals. The story of Bannon's fight to deliver on Trump's promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America.
 
18 Jul. 2017
Life on Parole
Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique access, the film goes inside the effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison.
 
12 Sep. 2017
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
The story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis, and a Chinese immigrant family's fight to clear their names.
 
4 Oct. 2017
North Korea's Deadly Dictator
Who killed Kim Jong-un's half brother, Kim Jong-nam, and what does the murder reveal about the North Korean leader and his regime?
 
11 Oct. 2017
War on the EPA
Conservative political forces and causes, including skepticism about climate change, propel Scott Pruitt to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
 
18 Oct. 2017
Mosul
Described by some military commanders as the deadliest urban combat since World War II, the battle to drive ISIS out of Mosul as the terror group held civilians captive there was brutal and grueling. Shot over the course of the entire nine-month fight, this vivid documentary follows the experiences of four young soldiers in a team of Iraqi Special Forces tasked with leading the battle. Visceral footage of the fighting is interwoven with intimate and searching interviews with the young soldiers. Full of hope at the beginning of the campaign, the reality of fighting an ...
 
25 Oct. 2017
Putin's Revenge (I)
How Vladimir Putin came to see the United States and Hillary Clinton in particular as enemies. Why he decided to target an American election.
 
1 Nov. 2017
Putin's Revenge (II)
Conclusion. The U.S. struggled to decide how to confront Vladimir Putin over Russian interference in the 2016 election. Revenge may have motivated Putin to target American democracy.
 

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