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Hotspots: Stories from the Frontline
In a first of its kind, veteran war correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford take viewers behind the scenes of reporting on stories in the world's most dangerous areas.
Alex Crawford gains rare access to the rebel army fighting in Myanmar's "forgotten war" in Kachin state.
Stuart Ramsay describes what it was like to be one of the first journalists on the scene when Malaysian airliner flight MH17 was brought down by a missile in Eastern Ukraine.
Alex Rossi and his team risk their lives reporting on Palestinian protests on the Gaza-Israel border in which dozens of Palestinians were killed and more than a thousand injured.
Alex Crawford reports from the Niger Delta in Nigeria, where she and her team discover the impact of oil thieves on society and the environment.
The next segment explores how MS 13 was founded by political refugees in the U.S. fleeing the violence in El Salvador in the 1980s. Cordelia Lynch and her team investigated.
In Raqqa, Stuart Ramsay meets with two of the most notorious members of the Islamic State.
Season 1, Episode 1
Veteran war correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford explore behind the scenes of reporting on four separate stories in the world's most dangerous areas.
Season 1, Episode 2
Stuart Ramsey and his team traveled to the Iraqi city of Mosul during the bloody battle with IS, a battle that lasted for nine months.
Mark Stone covers the Catalonia independence referendum in Barcelona.
Alex Crawford’s team makes a dangerous night-time boat journey from Bangladesh into Myanmar, to find Rohingya refugees in large numbers stranded on the shore, with no way to get across to Bangladesh and safety.
Season 1, Episode 3
Stuart Ramsay travels to Mexico, where newly released figures indicate 2017 has been the deadliest year in the country's history. Alex Crawford and her team goes looking for child miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Explore takes us up-close and personal with brown bears living in Alaska’s Katmai National Park.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
Police arrest the captain of Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy; U.N. votes to investigate Duterte’s war on drugs; French Senate approves a tax on tech giants; and Argentinian forensic teams work to identify those killed in the ‘70s and ‘80s.KCET Original
Turkey receives the first shipment of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, eight West African nations agree to adopt a shared currency, Donald Trump's labor secretary Alexander Acosta resigns.KCET Original
China and the United States are the world’s two biggest CO2 emitters, but what approach are these countries’ governments taking in the fight against climate change?KCET Original
"Freedom Fighters," which profiles three remarkable women battling for equal rights in one of the world's most dangerous countries for women.
Economist Arthur Laffer and author Anand Giridharadas discuss inequality, billionaires and oligarchy in the U.S.
Jamaica's rich music heritage got hijacked by a vicious and violent brand of homophobia.
A deep dive into Manchester's Muslim community to find hard and revealing conversations.
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