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Episode Guide

  • 2008
    • A Walk in the Clouds
      A Walk in the Clouds
      Episode 0313
      3/13/08
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      Walking between canyon walls along a taut rope with only a parachute for protection, climber Dean Potter is pioneering the new extreme sport of baselining.
    • A Heavy Load
      A Heavy Load
      Episode 0408
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      Being a mother of three and a business owner has not stopped Melanie Roach from trying to make the U.S. women's weightlifting team.
    • The Death of Boubacar Bah
      5/5/08
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      The death of a detainee in the custody of U.S. immigration authorities raises questions about oversight in the immigration detention system.
    • In Brooklyn, a Prom for All Nations
      6/22/08
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      Students at Brooklyn's International High School have discovered the all-American rite of the high school prom.
    • War Torn
      War Torn
      Episode 0708
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      Veterans who return home with psychological damage may engage in self-destructive violence. About half the time, substance abuse is involved.
    • The Debt Trap
      The Debt Trap
      Episode 0718
      7/18/08
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      Last summer Amy and Robert Ahleman were late with their mortgage payment. Now they are on the verge of losing their dream home.
    • Salvia: A Virtual Drug Craze
      9/8/08
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      YouTube videos of people tripping on the hallucinogenic herb Salvia divinorum are helping fuel a wave of legislation to ban it.
    • The Most Dangerous Job?
      9/19/08
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      An epidemic of disability claims by veteran Long Island Rail Road retirees is unprecedented.
    • Small Business and the Economic Crisis
      The Times checks in with small businesses around New York City to see how they're faring through these hard times.
    • Breaking the Silence
      Breaking the Silence
      Episode 1017
      10/17/08
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      The United Nations says Congo has the worst sexual violence in the world. For years, rape survivors were shamed into silence, while the government denied the epidemic. Now people are speaking out.
    • Choosing a President
      Choosing a President
      Episode 1104
      11/4/08
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      The Times's Katharine Q. Seelye narrates a look back at the two-year campaign.
    • Boys in the Scrum
      Boys in the Scrum
      Episode 1114
      11/14/08
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      The Hyde Leadership Public Charter School in Washington has the country's first all African-American high school rugby team.
    • America's Disappearing Forests
      11/18/08
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      The mountain pine beetle, an insect pest, is destroying massive swaths of American lodgepole pine.
    • Acid Attacks
      Acid Attacks
      Episode 1129
      11/29/08
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      Westerners associate terrorism in Pakistan with suicide bombers, but an emerging terrorist threat for Pakistani women is acid attacks, often by their own husbands, Nicholas D. Kristof says.
    • Last Word: Odetta
      Last Word: Odetta
      Episode 1202
      12/2/08
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      Odetta became a force of the folk music revival in the 1950s. In the 1960s her renditions of spirituals and blues became part of the soundtrack of the civil rights movement.
    • A Refugee Crisis in Afghanistan
      12/3/08
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      Nearly 300,000 Afghans returned home from Pakistan in 2008. With winter approaching, many are on the brink of desperation in the eastern desert.
    • Home, at Last. For Now.
      12/4/08
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      Knocking on doors all day, Sister Judith Brun provides support to families still recovering from Hurricane Katrina.
    • Living With Prostate Cancer
      12/22/08
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      Dana Jennings talks about prostate cancer and the response to his posts on the Well blog.
    • Riders Through the Snow
      12/23/08
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      During the Iditarod Trail Invitational, racers brave hundreds of miles of frozen Alaskan wilderness on foot, ski or bicycle.
    • Friars of the South Bronx
      12/24/08
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      Franciscan friars in the South Bronx give up material possessions and devote their lives to prayer and charity.
    • Forming Simple Priests in Complex Times
      A priest shepherds young men through the seminary in India, where bishops trek from the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Australia looking for spare priests.
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