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Pipe Dreams

Talented young musicians compete in the world's most prestigious pipe organ competition.

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Reclusive activist Marion Stokes videotaped TV 24/7 for decades in the name of truth.


Rewind paints a vivid but hopeful portrait of a family plagued by a cycle of abuse.

Jim Allison: Breakthrough

The story of one warmhearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer.

The Hottest August

Ordinary New Yorkers share their anxieties about the future while bracing for record heat.

Always in Season

A haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.

We Believe In Dinosaurs

The Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Kentucky creationism museum.

Leftover Women

Modern Chinese women juggle love life with careers in a society that frowns on singlehood.

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Were the 739 deaths from Chicago's 1995 heatwave a one-time tragedy or appalling trend?

The First Rainbow Coalition

Across lines of race and ethnicity, alliances formed among Chicago activists in the '60s.

Accept the Call

An anguished Minnesota father tries to find out what led his son to attempt to join ISIS.

The Interpreters

Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked their lives aiding US troops. Were they left behind?

Decade of Fire

Decade of Fire covers the shocking story of when the South Bronx was on fire in the '70s.

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