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  • 2010
    • Fixing the Future
      Fixing the Future
      Episode 11.18.10
      11/18/10
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      Host David Brancaccio tackles one of the toughest challenges facing Americans today: How does our country create jobs that pay well and build prosperity? Brancaccio travels across America uncovering innovative community and small business projects pioneered by inspirational personalities.
    • The Best of NOW: Issues and Insight
      4/30/10
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      NOW has traveled across the country and around the globe to shine a brighter light on the issues confronting us in our increasingly interconnected world. Check in with people whose stories of courage, heartbreak and innovation have inspired us all.
    • The Best of NOW: The Wars
      The Best of NOW: The Wars
      Episode 04.22.10
      4/22/10
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      NOW on PBS has been covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for as long as we've been on the air. NOW's work -- which includes being embedded with U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, meeting soldiers' families in Texas, taking fire in Iraq's Anbar Province, and seeing how we treat wounded veterans back home -- shines a new light on human costs of war, and the price we pay going forward.moreless
    • The Best of NOW: In-Depth Investigations
      4/16/10
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      NOW looks back on eight years of in-depth investigative reporting to examine what's been uncovered and accomplished, as well as what still needs to be done to preserve and enhance our democracy. Is true investigative journalism disappearing just when we need it most? Compare past to present through our NOW on PBS lens, and decide for yourselves.moreless
    • A Town Revitalized?
      A Town Revitalized?
      Episode 04.08.10
      4/8/10
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      How to revitalize America's towns? Braddock, Pennsylvania's Mayor John Fetterman -- dubbed "America's Coolest Mayor" by The New York Times -- is taking some unconventional approaches to re-inspiring its residents. Braddock is being revitalized with new youth and art programs, renovations of abandoned real estate, and bold plans to attract artists and green industries.moreless
    • Maximum Capacity
      Maximum Capacity
      Episode 04.01.10
      4/1/10
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      With its innovative plan to keep released inmates from coming back, the Sheridan Correctional Center is trying to redefine "tough on crime" by being the largest fully dedicated drug prison in the country. The approach involves aggressive counseling, job training, and following the convicts after they get out. Can their novel approach keep convicts out of jail for good?moreless
    • Gasland
      Gasland
      Episode 03.25.10
      3/25/10
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      NOW talks with filmmaker Josh Fox about "Gasland", his Sundance award-winning documentary on the surprising consequences of natural gas drilling. Fox's film -- inspired when the gas company came to his hometown -- alleges chronic illness, animal-killing toxic waste, disastrous explosions, and regulatory missteps.
    • Hunting Wolves, Saving Wolves
      2/25/10
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      Last year the Obama Administration removed federal protection for some wolves in Yellowstone National Park paving the way for controversial state-regulated wolf hunts. The move has wolf advocates fuming, with more than a dozen conservation groups suing the Interior Department to restore federal protections. NOW reports on this war over wolves and implications for the area.moreless
    • Angry Voters
      Angry Voters
      Episode 02.18.10
      2/18/10
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      From the raucous tea party rallies to the painful sacrifices families are making behind closed doors, voter angst and anger are sweeping the country like a storm. Directly in its path: the 2010 midterm elections. NOW examines the strong impact this groundswell has already had on electoral politics, and what we can expect in November..moreless
    • Caring About Congo
      Caring About Congo
      Episode 02.11.10
      2/11/10
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      NOW talks with filmmaker Eric Metzgar about "Reporter," his documentary about the international reporting trips of New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. In the film, Metzgar provides fascinating insight into how Kristof breaks through and gets us to think deeply about people and issues half a world away.
    • Democrats and the New Politics of Abortion
      Now that the Democratic Party has the legislative upper hand, are they willing to negotiate away reproductive rights for other political gains? NOW goes to Allentown, PA to ask: Are abortion rights now in jeopardy at the very hands of the party that has historically protected them? Among those interviewed are pro-life Democratic U.S. Representative Bart Stupak and former DNC Chairman Howard Dean.moreless
    • Saving Haiti's Mothers
      Saving Haiti's Mothers
      Episode 01.28.10
      1/28/10
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      Haiti's catastrophic earthquake exacerbated a common and lethal emergency in Haiti: Dying during childbirth. NOW meets with members of the Haitian Health Foundation, a group that aims to lower Haiti's maternity mortality rate via pre-natal visits, education, and emergency ambulance runs for pregnant women.
    • Saving American Journalism
      Saving American Journalism
      Episode 01.14.10
      1/14/10
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      NOW talks to professor Bob McChesney and journalist John Nichols about the perils of a shrinking news media landscape, and their bold proposal to save noncommercial journalism with government subsidies. Their new book is "The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again."
    • Targeting the Taliban
      Targeting the Taliban
      Episode 01.07.10
      1/7/10
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      NOW reports from Pakistan's dangerous and pivotal border with Afghanistan, where Pentagon war planners acknowledge many of the enemy fighters and their leaders are based. The U.S. has been relying on Pakistan to act against Taliban militants there, but the Pakistani army's commitment is in question.
  • 2009
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  • Season 7
  • Season 6
  • Season 5
  • Season 4
  • Season 3
  • Season 2
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