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Precious Knowledge (Episode #1323)

KQED World: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at Tucson High School comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights struggle is born at the epicenter of the immigration debate in the age of identity politics.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

The State of Arizona (Episode #1510H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

This film captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

The Graduates (Episode #1501)

KQED World: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

This two-part special examines the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students who are part of an ongoing effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population. These student profiles offer a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing many Latino high school students, including over-crowded schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, teen pregnancy and pressure to contribute to the family finances.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

Precious Knowledge (Episode #1323)

KQED World: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at Tucson High School comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights struggle is born at the epicenter of the immigration debate in the age of identity politics.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Circo (Episode #1321H)

KQED World: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

The Ponce family's hardscrabble circus has lived and performed on the back roads of Mexico since the 19th century. But can their way of life survive into the 21st century? "Circo" (Circus) portrays the Ponce family circus as it struggles to make a living off its artistry, sweat and wit against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing rural economy.

Facing The Storm: Story of the American Bison (Episode #1320)

KQED World: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

The bison is an enduring symbol of America and yet it stands on the brink of collapse. Cattle ranching, urban sprawl and sport hunting has squeezed the beast from the Great Plains it once dominated. Is there room for the American bison in America anymore?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
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