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Broken Places
Why some children are permanently damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive.
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Dream On
An epic road trip in search of the vanishing American Dream.
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First Degree
A college behind bars prevents released inmates from returning to prison.
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Money and Medicine
An investigation of what to do about the wasteful health care spending that is bankrupting America
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No Tomorrow
An exploration of how our recent documentary unexpectedly became the centerpiece
of a chilling homicide investigation and death penalty trial.
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Critical Condition
A disturbing and intimate portrait of what happens when you're sick and uninsured in America.
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Uncovered
A poignant profile of the struggles of the Nazaretyan family to care for their disabled children without insurance.
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Waging A Living
Chronicles the day-to-day battles of four low-wage earners fighting to make work pay.
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Rosevelt's America
After being tortured and narrowly escaping execution in Liberia, Rosevelt Henderson makes his way to America to build a new life for his family.
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With No Direction Home
Chronicles the struggles of Thomas Hudson as he leaves the foster care system to fend for himself.
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Aging Out
A profile of three teenagers who "age out" of the foster care system and suddenly discover that they're on their own.
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Why Can't We Be A Family Again?
Two brothers struggle to be reunited with their mother who abandoned them a decade ago when she became addicted to drugs.
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A Brooklyn Family Tale
An unusual nun struggles to help an embattled family raise teenage children who drop out of school, have babies, attempt suicide, and resort to violence.
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The Main Stream
Humorist Roy Blount, Jr. journeys down the Mississippi River to explore the literal and metaphorical "mainstream" of America.
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Sound and Fury
A loving family is torn apart by a medical technology which promises to end deafness.
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Sex and Other Matters of Life and Death
A feature-length documentary about a unique theater company which uses drama to help teens avoid pregnancy and AIDS.
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Sex, Teens and Public Schools
The controversy surrounding the efforts of public schools to stem the tide of early and unwanted pregnancy.
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Our Families, Our Future
A portrait of the American family in crisis and successful programs across the country that are part of the burgeoning "family support" movement.
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What's Ailing Medicine
The national debate over health care reform seen from the point of view of the three major players: patients, providers, and payers.
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Road Scholar
A feature-length film chronicling the cross-country road trip of Andrei Codrescu, the Romanian-born poet and NPR humorist. Released theatrically by the Samuel Goldwyn Company.
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Our Children at Risk
The crisis of child poverty in America and the need to improve access to health care for the nation's disadvantaged children.
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Borderline Medicine
An examination of the health care systems in the U.S. and Canada comparing the quality, cost, and accessibility of care in both countries.
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Can't Afford to Grow Old
The impact of an aging population on America's strained health care system.
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To What End?
The debate over how the United States can provide national security in the nuclear age.
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Who Lives, Who Dies
The rationing of medical care and the inequalities in our health care system.
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A Matter of Life Or Death
This extract from Who Lives, Who Dies focuses on the bioethical decisions in treating the terminally ill.
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Health Care on the Critical List
The tension between maintaining the quality of health care and containing costs.
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Power Struggle
Innovative measures to conserve energy and generate power from renewable sources.
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Old Enough to Do Time
The impact of tough new measures to treat juveniles in the adult criminal justice system.
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No Place Like Home
The aging of America and alternatives to nursing home care for the frail elderly.
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Back Wards to Back Streets
The unintended consequences of the de-institutionalization of the mentally ill, and successful treatment programs that integrate former patients into community life.
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Help Yourself
An Emmy-winning public affairs series on a range of topics including consumer fraud, domestic violence, divorce, aging, housing, and neighborhood revitalization.
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