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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.
The realities of milk production are forcing dairy communities across the globe to rethink the dairy production process.KCET Original
The UN says a humanitarian tragedy is unfolding in northwestern Syria; the top Iranian official tests the waters for talks with the U.S. as tensions escalate; and Sudanese protestors remove most of their barricades as demanded by the military.KCET Original
Economist Arthur Laffer and author Anand Giridharadas discuss inequality, billionaires and oligarchy in the U.S.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
Roy explores the power of cooking to rehabilitate those on the margins of society and the organizations taking a chance on those who need it most.KCET Original
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announces resignation; Trump is sending 1,500 troops to the Middle East; and Sudanese protestors call for a general strike.
A young Iranian woman wants to become an astronaut, while her traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
Modi’s BJP party claims victory in Indian election; the U.S. confirms it is sending more troops to the Middle East; and U.S. unveils 18 criminal charges against Julian Assange.
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.
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