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1041.

Blackout in Puerto Rico

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An investigation into FEMA's failure to provide adequate relief in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in 2017. Looks at the role Wall Street and a debt crisis fueled by the U.S. government have played in Puerto Rico's ongoing humanitarian and economic crisis.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
1042.

Seven Deadly Sins

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Examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages. Learn how the concept originated - as a way to keep a lustful fourth-century monk from sinning again - and how the sins were pared down from eight to the seven we recognize today: gluttony, lust, greed, anger, sloth, envy, and pride. For Catholic faithful they became a guide on the path to heaven. To repeat offenders, they promised damnation in Hell and very specific, very gruesome punishments.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
1043.

The Facebook Dilemma

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"The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company's failure to protect millions of users' data, to the proliferation of "fake news" and disinformation in the U.S. and across the world, mounting crises have raised the question: How has Facebook's historic success as a social network brought about real-world harm? Drawing on dozens of original interviews and rare footage, this major, two-night television event investigates a series of warnings to Facebook as the company grew from Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room to a global empire. From how Russia weaponized Facebook to spread "fake news" in the Ukraine years before the term was popularized, to data breaches that would expose the accounts of millions of users, to Facebook's role in dissemin [...]
DVD
2019; 2018
Clemons (Stacks)
1044.

The Gang Crackdown

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Some 25 dead bodies have been found on Long Island since September of 2016. Dozens of immigrant teenagers are missing. Who is behind the wave of killings on Long Island, and is law enforcement's crackdown on suspected MS-13 gang members detaining the real culprits, or innocent teens?
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
1045.

The Chinese Exclusion Act

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Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens. The first in a long line of acts targeting the Chinese for exclusion, it remained in force for more than 60 years.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
1046.

School House Rock!: Election Collection

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A whole new generation of patriots can be inspired by the memorable songs that explain how our government is set up and how the electoral process works. Plus, keep track of the actual voting results in all 50 states.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
1047.

And Still I Rise

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Prominent black women comment on the history and experiences of the African slave woman in white European society. Focuses on the sexuality of black women as perceived by Western society, from the domesticity and servility of the slave era to the visual exploitation of stereotypes in modern media. Includes interviews with Caron Wheeler (singer), Buchi Emecheta (novelist), Stella Dadzie (writer) along with many others.
DVD
1993; 2009
Clemons (Item in transit)
1048.

Predator on the Reservation

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Examines attempts by the Indian Health Service to protect Dr. Stanley Patrick Weber, a pediatrician accused of molesting numerous boys over a period of twenty years, whom the agency would move from reservation to reservation in an effort to conceal the alleged crimes.
DVD
2019
Clemons (Stacks)
1049.

The Swamp

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The history of the Everglades is a dramatic yet little known story of humanity's attempt to conquer nature. This program, told through the lives of a handful of colorful and resolute characters, explores the repeated efforts to reclaim, control and transform what was seen as a vast wasteland into an agricultural and urban paradise, and, ultimately, the drive to preserve America's greatest wetland.
DVD
2019
Clemons (Stacks)
1050.

Journey to Planet Earth Dispatches From the Gulf 2: Research, Innovation, Discovery

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Explores the impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout through the eyes of a cadre of scientists working together to better understand and mitigate the fall-out from the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Some questions answered include: Why are so many pregnant dolphins losing their young? Why did much of the oyster population in Louisiana disappear? Did Deepwater Horizon oil affect the health of sharks? Did the use of dispersants help mitigate the impact of the oil spill? Will we now be able to predict where ocean currents will carry the oil that results from future spills?
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
1051.

Journey to Planet Earth: Dispatches From the Gulf

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This program investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010. That's when the world's ninth largest body of water became a place where thousands of communities and millions of citizens were put in jeopardy by a single incident--the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Today, a global team of scientists is working together to protect and restore one of our planet's most valuable natural resources. Their ultimate goal is to learn how to cope with the challenges of future oil spills.
DVDOnline
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1052.

White Right: Meeting the Enemy

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"Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan meets U.S. neo-Nazis and white nationalists including Richard Spencer face to face and attends the now-infamous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as she seeks to understand the personal and political motivations behind the resurgence of far-right extremism in the U.S."--Container.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
1053.

Saudi Arabia Uncovered

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With undercover footage and on-the-ground reporting, FRONTLINE reveals a side of Saudi Arabia that's rarely seen, and traces the efforts of men and women who are working to bring about change.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1054.

Policing the Police

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Spurred by rampant allegations of police abuse in Newark, New Jersey, a city with an exceptionally high crime-rate, reporter Jelani Cobb goes on patrol with the Newark Police Department to gain first-hand understanding of what officers deal with on a daily basis. Officers discuss their point of view regarding police-civilian confrontations.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1055.

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

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An investigation with the New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1056.

Benghazi in Crisis: Yemen Under Siege

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A Frontline episode with 2 parts. On the ground in Benghazi, birthplace of Libya's uprising, now besieged by ISIS and warring militias. Journalist Feras Kilani goes inside the war-torn city. Also this hour, Safa Al-Ahmad makes a dangerous trip to report on the fighting in Yemen.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1057.

Tesla

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"Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edision and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would becom most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity pulsing through his body, dazzled by the spectacle of the inventor seemingly on fire. Even more read about his claims of receiving signals from outer space and his plans for using the earth's natural charge to distribute free electricity. Tesla the strange wizard and mad scientist overtook Tesla the brilliant engineer--the seer of the wireless world we all live in. Lost in the spectacular rise [...]
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1058.

Chasing Heroin

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Frontline looks at America's heroin crisis-- telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic's years-in-the-making social context, deeply examining shifts in drug policy, and exploring what happens when addiction is treated like a public health issue, not a crime.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
1059.

The Abortion Divide

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At a Pennsylvania abortion clinic, women face unplanned pregnancies and protesters outside. Drawing on a groundbreaking Frontline 36 years ago, the film examines what has changed and follows those on both sides of the abortion divide.
DVD
2019
Clemons (Stacks)