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Exxon’s Oil to Tennessee’s Coal

Twenty years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, we hear from Alaskans who saw their homes forever altered, and have been fighting Exxon in court ever since. And we go to Tennessee, where a 2008 coal sludge flood is being called the new Exxon Valdez.


The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans

As we mark the 6th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, reporter Aaron Glantz takes us inside the war as it comes home to our communities. We focus on the role educational institutions can play in helping former soldiers adjust to civilian life.


Women Rising XIX: Masters of the Spoken Word

We profile two American masters of the spoken word; provoking, inspiring, and moving us to action. Eve Ensler, playwright of the hit ‘Vagina Monologues’ shares the innovative work of her organization, V-Day, and renowned storyteller, Diane Ferlatte, talks with us about using her art as an international bridge over cultural divides.


What Kind of Liberation? Women and Iraq

Author and activist Nadje Al-Ali talks about the reality of women’s lives in Iraq.