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  • Mad Men
    2007
    Mad Men

    A haze of cigarette smoke clouds the office. The sideboard is stocked with liquor and glasses. This is where the advertising men who inhabit Mad...

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  • Complete 67th Annual Peabody Awards (June 16th, 2008)

    Complete 67th Annual Peabody Awards (June 16th, 2008)

    35 recipients of the 67th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on June 16, 2008 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Ya Es Hora
    2007
    Ya Es Hora

    Although applications were still being processed at the end of 2007, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed receiving more than twice the number of citizenship...

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  • The Colbert Report
    2007
    The Colbert Report

    Stephen Colbert has a killer resume. The Comedy Central star has a best-selling book out and his own Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor. Oh,...

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  • FRONTLINE: Cheney's Law
    2007
    FRONTLINE: Cheney's Law

    Political thrillers as complex and engrossing as Cheney’s Law ordinarily come to PBS from England by way of Masterpiece Theatre. This riveting hour is purely...

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  • CBS Sunday Morning: The Way Home
    2007
    CBS Sunday Morning: The Way Home

    There is something resolutely dignified about this report, despite its potentially sensational subject matter. In an unadorned studio, correspondent Kimberly Dozier interviews Dawn Halfaker, who...

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  • Fight for Open Records
    2007
    Fight for Open Records

    In July 2005, Jim Parsons, a reporter with WTAE in Pittsburgh, requested financial records from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Association (PHEAA), the agency that...

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  • A Journey Across Afghanistan: Opium and Roses
    2007
    A Journey Across Afghanistan: Opium and Roses

    A Journey Across Afghanistan: Opium and Roses is a rambling, non-fiction road movie in which producer-writer Venelin Petkov and his videographers take detour after detour...

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  • Just Words
    2007
    Just Words

    Don’t be fooled by the modest title. Just Words speaks volumes, and it has its own spare eloquence. The series of 55 four-minute reports broadcast...

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  • Taxi to the Dark Side
    2007
    Taxi to the Dark Side

    The hideous death of an Afghani taxi driver while in U.S. military custody in 2002 gave director Alex Gibney the central thread of this searing...

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  • 2007
    "Money for Nothing;" "The Buried and the Dead;" "Television Justice;" "Kinder Prison"

    Investigations revealing that a major U.S. financial institution is making loans to non-existent companies in Mexico, that regional law-enforcement officers had collaborated with news crews...

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  • Design Squad
    2007
    Design Squad

    Design Squad is a true delight—educational television in the best sense of the term. This series, directed at viewers ages 12 to 17, works because...

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  • Dexter
    2007
    Dexter

    Few television programs, certainly few within the realm of “entertainment,” have delved so deeply into moral quandary as has Dexter. How far, the series asks,...

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  • CNN Presents: God's Warriors
    2007
    CNN Presents: God's Warriors

    It is hardly a secret that religious fundamentalism has become a major political force throughout the world. Too often, however, any real knowledge of the...

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  • 30 Rock
    2007
    30 Rock

    The old adage that we shouldn’t want to see how things are made may hold for the sausage factory, but peeking into the backstage of...

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  • Independent Lens: Billy Strayhorn — Lush Life
    2007
    Independent Lens: Billy Strayhorn — Lush Life

    Billy Strayhorn is one of America’s least-known musical geniuses, a jazz composer, arranger and pianist who worked in the shadow of the renowned Duke Ellington,...

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  • Nimrod Nation
    2007
    Nimrod Nation

    Life seems to move slowly in Watersmeet, Michigan. Like much of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula it’s a place with its own pace, its own rhythms. For...

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  • Art:21 -- Art in the Twenty-First Century
    2007
    Art:21 -- Art in the Twenty-First Century

    For most of us, “art” is what appears on walls, in sculpture gardens, on film or video or in installations. But for the artists themselves,...

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  • The MTT Files
    2007
    The MTT Files

    The absence of musical snobbery is one of the key attractions of The MTT Files, an eight-part public radio series anchored by Michael Tilson Thomas,...

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  • Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
    2007
    Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

    It would be entirely in keeping with the mischievous spirit of Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me to refer to it as something like “Washington Week in...

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  • Independent Lens: Sisters in Law
    2007
    Independent Lens: Sisters in Law

    Documentary filmmakers remind us that the world is not everywhere the same, not as familiar as our own taken-for-granted experiences, not always as we wish...

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  • Security Risks at Sky Harbor
    2007
    Security Risks at Sky Harbor

    Following up on information from a source, KNXV reporter Lisa Fletcher and her team spent the night in Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport. They resembled other...

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  • To Die in Jerusalem
    2007
    To Die in Jerusalem

    Few if any events are more terrible for a parent than the loss of a child. To Die in Jerusalem explores the anguish of two...

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  • The Brian Lehrer Show
    2007
    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Talk radio these days is so overwhelmingly polarized—or polarizing—that The Brian Lehrer Show can seem more like an artifact than an anomaly. But it’s very...

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  • White Horse Village
    2007
    White Horse Village

    To travel from Chongqing, the boomtown megalopolis on China’s east coast, to White Horse Village, deep in its interior, “is to travel two centuries in...

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  • mtvU: Half of Us
    2007
    mtvU: Half of Us

    In the past year, more than half of all college students in America reported experiencing forms of depression that overwhelmed their everyday lives. mtvU: Half...

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  • NATURE: Silence of the Bees
    2007
    NATURE: Silence of the Bees

    No episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was ever more perplexing than Silence of the Bees. This forensic installment of the NATURE anthology sought to...

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  • Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War -- The Long Road Home for Our Nation's Veterans
    2007
    Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War -- The Long Road Home for Our Nation's Veterans

    Bob Woodruff’s survival and recovery from massive wounds suffered in Iraq are often described as miraculous. Equally miraculous is his commitment to turning that personal...

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  • Virginia Tech Shootings: The First 48 Hours
    2007
    Virginia Tech Shootings: The First 48 Hours

    On April 16, 2007, television viewers throughout the world watched in horror and sadness as the story of the shootings at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and...

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  • Planet Earth
    2007
    Planet Earth

    From the darkest caves of New Zealand, where glow worms use their lights to lure insects to threads of mucus, to the plains of Mongolia,...

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  • 60 Minutes: The Killings in Haditha
    2007
    60 Minutes: The Killings in Haditha

    The war in Iraq, like all wars, is fraught with confusion and complexity, with terrible events that leave some dead, some wounded, some scarred with...

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  • NOVA: Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
    2007
    NOVA: Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

    In 2004, a group of parents in Dover, Pennsylvania, sued their local school board. The suit protested the board’s requirement that science teachers must read...

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  • Craft in America
    2007
    Craft in America

    “Craft” is a term packed with many meanings. This series of three interrelated, one-hour programs sets out to unpack those meanings and to explore the...

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  • Project Runway
    2007
    Project Runway

    Project Runway’s motto could be: “Reality Is What Reality Does.” The heart of this series is the creative process. The payoff is that viewers are...

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  • Speaking of Faith: The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi
    2007
    Speaking of Faith: The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi

    Since its premiere in July 2003, Speaking of Faith has regularly included Islam in its thoughtful, sometimes provocative considerations of religion, ethics, meaning and ideas....

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  • Whole Lotta Shakin'
    2007
    Whole Lotta Shakin'

    Taking its title from Jerry Lee Lewis’ 1957 smash, Whole Lotta Shakin’ is a 10-hour history and celebration of rockabilly, the raucous blend of hillbilly...

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  • VH1 Save the Music Campaign
    1999
    VH1 Save the Music Campaign

    For three years, VH1 has dedicated itself to improving the quality of music education in America’s schools by restoring music programs and by donating musical...

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