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Theresa Burroughs remembers her pursuit of the right to vote in Alabama during Jim Crow.
- Expires in 9 Days
Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in North Dakota.
A moving account of four women sensationalized by the media as a "Gang of Killer Lesbians"
New York City sanitation workers on becoming a part of the community they serve.
In August 2005, Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Iraq.
Allen Hoe tells the story of a chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son.
In 2005, Specialist Justin Cliburn deployed to Iraq with the Oklahoma Army National Guard.
20/Nothing follows Evan Smith, a man who lost his left eye many years ago.
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Patrick talking about how he placed his daughter into Child Care Protection
Patrick attends Family Treatment Court
FTC panel assesses Patrick's gambling behavior
Hannah talking about why she neglected her child
ACS sticks to Hannah's past of abandoning her child for long days.
The baseline of FTC is children's safety rather than parents' perfection
Family Treatment Court supports changing permanent adoption plan
Director Jesse Moss follows up with Jay Reinke.
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The Chinese government attempts to silence artist and free speech activist Ai Weiwei.
Art and Craft uncovers the universal in one man's search for connection and respect.
Immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change.
In 2006, Matt VanDyke left his home and ended up amidst a revolution in the Middle East.
An eye-opening look at the cycle of poverty that fuels human trafficking in Cambodia.
One teacher prepares his students for their new life in Switzerland.
Sudanese civilians facing government bombing celebrate their heritage through music.
Five Chilean women commemorate life's joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death.