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Air Date: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 10:00 PM
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 10, 2020 10:00 PM
Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill’s side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to “no news.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 8, 2019 10:00 PM
The story of President Duterte’s campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines. Told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the bloody war – the Manila police and an ordinary family from the slums.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 30, 2019 10:00 PM
Watch Manuel Noriega rise through the Panamanian military to become chief of intelligence – and then, military dictator. He spied for the United States, but in the end, money laundering, drug trafficking and political crimes led to his downfall.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 7:30 PM
TOP STORY Students from Waiākea High School in Hilo on the Big Island introduce us to a man who’s spreading his motto: “Stay Humble, Pray.” This philosophy grew out of Kyle Quilausing’s experience during a decade in prison.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 10:00 PM
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic combines stories of people and communities impacted by this epidemic along with information from experts and those at the frontlines of dealing with the epidemic. The program traces the history of how the nation got into this situation and provides possible solutions and directions for dealing with the crisis.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 10:00 PM
Janis Joplin’s life story is told through intimate letters and rare footage in the first in-depth celebration of the iconic rock singer. Director Amy Berg presents a portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist. Chan Marshall narrates.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 8:00 PM
It’s been 17 years since Hawai‘i’s medical marijuana registry program was first enacted, and two years since the legislature passed a law establishing a statewide dispensary system. After the State Department of Health encountered stumbling blocks in implementing this system, Gov.
Air Date: Fri, Nov 25, 2016 8:30 PM
The Bakken oil boom is bringing billions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs to North Dakota. A substantial part of the oil production is concentrated on an Indian reservation.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 10:00 PM
Take an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war. Witness the human side of the conflict through the eyes of a U.S. drug enforcement agent, an activist nun in Mexico and a former Texas smuggler.
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