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Air Date: Mon, Jun 15, 2020 9:00 PM
After a week of violence, grief and horror, with five police officers shot dead in Dallas, and two African American men shot dead by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana, this news special will dig deep to explore the roots of these events, competing accounts of responsibility and justice, and televise the conversation that […]
Air Date: Fri, Jun 5, 2020 8:00 PM
This special report focuses on the frustration pouring out onto American streets, outrage about police brutality, and America’s deep systemic racial disparities in the economy, education, criminal justice system, housing, and health care, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Date: Sat, May 2, 2020 8:00 PM
FIRE IN THE HEARTLAND: The Kent State Story is the story of a generation of students at Kent State University, who stood up in the 1960s and 1970s against racism, tyranny, violence, and war and paid for it with their lives.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 24, 2020 9:00 PM
More than two dozen world-renowned artists assemble for an extraordinary International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia. Herbie Hancock, Ledisi, Kurt Elling and many more join forces to celebrate jazz for peace.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 29, 2020 6:00 PM
Guest: Ali Breland. Mother Jones correspondent Ali Breland discusses combating bigotry online, demonetizing extremism, and breaking up new media monopolies.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 15, 2020 9:00 PM
Follow the journey of civil rights hero and human rights champion, U.S. Congressman John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence.
Air Date: Sat, Jan 18, 2020 8:00 PM
Hosted by actor James Pickens, Jr, THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION CONCERT WITH THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA features the Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by music director Franz Welser-Most. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 9:30 PM
This special captures the spirit of the times when folk music dominated the Top 40 charts, providing the soundtrack for enormous, unprecedented changes in the American social-political landscape. Songs include “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Wasn’t That a Time.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 9:00 PM
Violence is all over the news. But some say we’re living in the most peaceful time in history. Journey through time and the human mind to investigate whether-and how-violence has declined. And witness how people are working to stop violence today.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 9:00 PM
Uncover the true story of the seven-week period that changed China forever. On June 4, 1989, a violent and bloody pro-democracy demonstration ended, leaving thousands dead and laying the foundation for China’s future.
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