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Episode Guide


Season 17


Trapped (#1719)

Go inside the contentious issue of abortion rights through the story of health care providers and ...

Dogtown Redemption (#1718)

Airs: Sunday, July 31
Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, ...

The Armor Of Light (#1717)

Airs: Sunday, July 24
Meet two Christians - an Evangelical anti-abortion activist and an African-American mother whose ...

Peace Officer (#1716)

Airs: Monday, July 25
Meet Dub Lawrence, a crusading former sheriff whose investigations highlight the increasingly ...

My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did (#1715)

Meet the sons of two Nazi war criminals who jointly were responsible for thousands of deaths. ...

Democrats/Soft Vengeance (#1714)

Watch history being made as Zimbabwe attempts to draft its first-ever democratic constitution. ...

Welcome To Leith (#1713)

Explore how residents of a North Dakota town struggle against a notorious white supremacist. As his ...

An Honest Liar (#1712)

Meet James "The Amazing" Randi, the famed magician and self-proclaimed "honest liar" who dedicated ...

Wilhemina's War (#1711)

Airs: Wednesday, July 13
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable ...

(T)error (#1710)

Airs: Friday, July 8
Watch a covert terrorism sting unfold as a longtime counterterrorism informant takes on what he ...

A Ballerina's Tale (#1709)

Airs: Thursday, July 14
Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal ...

In Football We Trust (#1708)

Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school ...

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