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Althea 85 min.

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. Her roots as a sharecropper's daughter, her family's migration to Harlem, her mentoring from Sugar Ray Robinson, David Dinkins and others, her fame that thrust her unwillingly into the glare of the early Civil Rights movement, all bring the story into a much broader realm of African American history,...

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Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey 56 min.

Discover the remarkable life and work of Pedro E. Guerrero (September 5, 1917-September 13, 2012), a Mexican American, born and raised in segregated Mesa, Arizona, who had an extraordinary international photography career. Using an exclusive interview with Guerrero along with his stunning images, the program explores his collaborations with three of the most iconic American artists of the 20th cen...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

American Terrorist 87 min.

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who played a key role in planning the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In this film, Thomas Jennings and Sebastian Rotella update and expand upon their collaborative 2011 documentary, A Perfect Terrorist, to include new revelations that international intelligence agencies had technology in place to spy on one of the Mu...

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Being Mortal 56 min.

Death is something we will all one day face. So why is it so hard for doctors to talk with their patients about dying? How can the medical profession better help people navigate the final chapters of their lives with confidence, direction, and purpose? In this film, renowned surgeon and writer Atul Gawande teams with FRONTLINE to bring his personal journey— and the stories of his patients and thei...

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Dick Cavett's Vietnam 56 min.

The Vietnam War was the first "television war." Night after night, the evening news broadcast the conflict into living rooms across America. As the country watched coverage of the fighting, Dick Cavett's late night talk show featured thoughtful conversations and debate about the war from all sides of the political spectrum, and revealed the public's growing unrest with Vietnam and the rise of stri...

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Escaping ISIS 56 min.

This film provides first-handaccounts of ISIS' brutal reign and treatment of women. In Syria, ISIS recruits women to form the Al Khansaa Brigade. From Iraq, Khalil al-Dakhi leads an underground network of volunteers who work to free women held in captivity. Hear from former captives who escaped abuse and family members struggling to reunite with loved ones. Distributed by PBS Distribution.

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Gunned Down 56 min.

FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Gunned Down examines why despite the national trauma over gun violence Washington hasn't acted.

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How Do I Decide? Part 4: The Brain with David Eagleman 60 min.

The human brain is the most complex object we’ve discovered in the universe, and every day much of its neural circuitry is taken up with the tens of thousands of decisions we need to make. “How Do I Decide?” is a journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made. We start with a simple one: choosing a flavour of frozen yoghurt, and learn that every decision we make is born of a...

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Human: Part 3—Making North America 55 min.

Host Kirk Johnson, Director of Smithsonian??? National Museum of Natural History, journeys on a spectacular road trip through a tumultuous deep past exploring three fundamental questions: How was the continent built? How did life evolve here? And how has the continent shaped us? In episode three of this three-part series, from Ice Age to oil boom, discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncov...

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Jim Henson: In Their Own Words 55 min.

Explore the incredible life of the man behind The Muppets and so much more. Follow Jim Henson's career as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific, and influential artists of his time. Journey into his first work with the Muppets in the early 1950s during television's Golden Age, up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990. Witness key events unfold in his life, from hi...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015