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    • Hard Times at Douglas High DVD
    • Hard Times at Douglas High DVD
    • The No Child Left Behind Act was created to boost academic levels of American students by setting standardized goals across the nation – and holding states, districts and schools accountable for performance. For urban schools in high-poverty areas, reaching these goals is a daunting task,… [ read more ]
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    • Have you Seen Andy DVD
    • Have you Seen Andy DVD
    • Have You Seen Andy? is a personal story of a childhood friendship abruptly ended by the tragic abduction of a young boy, Andy Puglisi. With special access and a unique perspective, Melanie Perkins, Andy's childhood friend, re-examines the day of his disappearance 30 years ago, reviews the… [ read more ]
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    • Heidi Fleiss DVD
    • Heidi Fleiss DVD
    • Ten years ago, Heidi Fleiss - the infamous 'Hollywood Madam' - had a dream to make millions by running a high-priced escort service - a goal that ultimately sent her to prison. Now, she has another dream: to open the first legal brothel for female clients in the tiny desert town of Crystal,… [ read more ]
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    • Portraits of a Lady DVD
    • Portraits of a Lady DVD
    • In October 2006, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor sat for two 3-hour sessions, agreeing to have her portrait painted by not one, but 25 separate artists. In the end, these painters - some amateurs, some professionals - created vastly different images of this iconic figure, shedding… [ read more ]
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    • Right America: Feeling Wronged DVD
    • Right America: Feeling Wronged DVD
    • Emmy® - winning HBO documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi delivers a snapshot of some of the more vocal conservative Americans, who saw their hopes and dreams evaporate in the wake of a decisive Democratic victory for Barack Obama. Many of them say they feel so alienated over cultural and… [ read more ]
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    • Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech
    • Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech
    • Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus explores the current state of free speech in America and gives viewers a fascinating perspective on the First Amendment throughout our history. Through contemporary case studies dealing with the complex issue of limits on free speech at public… [ read more ]
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    • Dirty Driving Thundercars DVD
    • Dirty Driving Thundercars DVD
    • Racing cars is an obsession in Anderson, Indiana. Even with the closing of local auto factories and resultant loss of jobs, the town's residents continue to flock to the local speedway every Friday night - and its drivers continue to pour their dwindling resources into patching up their… [ read more ]
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    • Section 60 Arlington Cemetery
    • Section 60 Arlington Cemetery
    • It has been called "the saddest acre in America." It is also once of the most sacred. Situated in a quiet pocket of Arlington National Cemetery, Section 60 is a final resting place for young men and women who died fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. For families and friends, it is a place to… [ read more ]
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    • Wide Awake DVD
    • Wide Awake DVD
    • Wide Awake is acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alan Berliner's uniquely personal tour through a lifelong obsession with insomnia. A brilliantly edited blend of the hilarious and deeply personal, Wide Awake weaves hundreds of archival film clips, consultations with sleep specialists, an… [ read more ]
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    • Twist of Faith DVD
    • Twist of Faith DVD
    • From acclaimed director Kirby Dick (HBO's Showgirls: Glitz & Angst, Cinemax's Chain Camera and The End), this Academy Award-nominated and Sundance-selected feature documentary tells the deeply personal story of a man who confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse by a local priest, only to… [ read more ]
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    • When the Levees Broke DVD
    • When the Levees Broke DVD
    • Hurricane Katrina. The mere mention of those words conjures up horrific images of a natural disaster made all the more horrendous because of the manmade failure that followed. Acclaimed director Spike Lee became documentarian for this powerful HBO special. Not only does he go back to the… [ read more ]
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    • The Alzheimer's Project DVD
    • The Alzheimer's Project DVD
    • One of the most devastating forms of memory loss is Alzheimer's disease, an irreversible and progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Today, Alzheimer's is the second most-feared illness in America, following cancer, and may affect as many as five million… [ read more ]
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    • The Autopsy Files DVD
    • The Autopsy Files DVD
    • Long before the recent trend in criminal investigation shows, there was Autopsy, the show that inspired them all. Hosted by Dr. Michael Baden, one of the century's most renowned forensic pathologists, this 10th anniversary edition features the first two mesmerizing episodes of this… [ read more ]
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    • Left of the Dial DVD
    • Left of the Dial DVD
    • "Left of the Dial" (2006) is an HBO documentary about the rise, near-fall, and salvation of the liberal radio network, Air America Radio, geared towards left leaning opinions. Early in 2004, the network intended to launch in order to end the strangle hold of right-wing radio. Financials… [ read more ]
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    • Plastic Disasters DVD
    • Plastic Disasters DVD
    • Looking good costs plenty in "Plastic Disasters" (2006), an engaging documentary that explores the millions of people who undergo routine cosmetic surgeries each year, hoping that the results will help them look and feel better. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be both… [ read more ]
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    • 4 Little Girls DVD
    • 4 Little Girls DVD
    • Spike Lee directs this quietly gripping documentary exploring the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in which four African-American girls were murdered. Lee uses the incident to explore race relations and civil rights in the 1960s, and examine how tragic… [ read more ]
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    • Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi DVD
    • Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi DVD
    • In Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi, intrepid roving reporter/tour guide Pelosi takes viewers on an entertaining road trip into the red-state heartland of America, chronicling the leaders and followers who comprise the booming evangelical Christian movement. Traveling to the… [ read more ]
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    • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib DVD
    • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib DVD
    • Filmmaker Rory Kennedy tackles the prisoner abuse scandal of 2003 in "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib" (2007), a riveting documentary that hits close to home. Who was responsible for these atrocities? How far down the chain of command does responsibility go? Features an examination of U.S. Dept. of… [ read more ]
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    • Gladiator Days DVD
    • Gladiator Days DVD
    • Across the United States, violent crime in prison is an everyday reality, with inmates routinely exposed to assault, riot, rape and murder. Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder examines the culture of institutional violence through the events that led to one burtal prison murder. Utah… [ read more ]
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    • Heir to an Execution DVD
    • Heir to an Execution DVD
    • A Granddaughter's Story The trial and execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg during the height of The Cold War shook America to its core. And in light of the stranglehold Senator Joe McCarthy's red scare propaganda had on the nation, a true reflection of Julius and Ethel never surfaced… [ read more ]
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