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Season 16 Episode 10

American Denial

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Feb 23, 2015 on PBS
American Denial
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An exploration of race in America that juxtaposes Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal's landmark 1944 study of segregation, "An American Dilemma," with modern life. Included: archival footage and news reports; home movies from the 1930s and '40s; and results from psychological tests of racial attitudes.

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