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45365: A Campaign Message

From the patrol car to the courtroom, the playground to the nursing home, this film explores relationships and interactions with and between people in one small town. The stories of a father and son, a young relationship, cops and criminals, officials and their electorate coalesce into a mosaic of faces, places, and events.

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A Reckoning in Boston
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A Reckoning in Boston

A filmmaker teams with Clemente Course students to reckon with Boston's racial history.
Season 23 Episode 6
Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle
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55:18
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Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

Native Americans recover the remains of children who died at an Indian boarding school.
Season 23 Episode 5
Duty Free
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54:30
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Duty Free

After losing her lifelong job, a mom teams up with her son to fulfill her bucket list.
Season 23 Episode 4
Storm Lake
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1:25:48
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Storm Lake

Inside the family-run newspaper in an Iowa town keeping local journalism alive.
Season 23 Episode 3
Ferguson Rises
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1:21:28
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Ferguson Rises

Michael Brown Sr. seeks justice after a white police officer kills his son in Ferguson.
Season 23 Episode 2
Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8
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55:45
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Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Frustrated Krasner supporters warn he must accelerate plans to phase out cash bail.
Season 22 Episode 20
Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7
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55:45
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Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Krasner must decide whether to pursue a rarity—murder charges against a cop.
Season 22 Episode 19
Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6
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55:45
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Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

A councilmember bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with the unorthodox D.A.
Season 22 Episode 18
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