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PBS, Ken Burns Team Up for Cancer Documentary

PBS is teaming up with filmmaker Ken Burns to adapt Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer into a documentary.

"Cancer touches nearly everyone in this country, and public media can play a vital role in educating Americans about this disease," Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of the PBS station WETA in Washington, D.C., said in a statement. "We will illuminate cancer as never before, exploring in depth its history, sharing the experiences of those battling it, and offering new hope by spotlighting some of the most extraordinary research being done today.

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VIDEO: The Comeback Kid

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The Comeback Kid
Paid | iTunes
Length: 52:07
Aired: 2/20/2012

From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force unlike any seen on the national stage in a generation. Overcoming a troubled upbringing marred by alcoholism and violence, Clinton is determined from the start to succeed, first in Arkansas, then at Georgetown, Oxford and finally Yale. There he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that takes them to the Arkansas governor’s mansion and ultimately the White House. Hour 1 follows their bumpy road to the 1992 presidential victory, an amazing triumph over repeated scandals and setbacks. Although they have won the presidency, the Clintons have not yet won the country. In their moment of triumph, the first couple has no way of imaging the turmoil that lies ahead. watch

VIDEO: My Lai

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My Lai
Free | Xfinity
Length: 01:23:22
Aired: 4/26/2010

In an exploration of the morality of actions taken in the name of war, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE directs its lens to the 1968 My Lai massacre and asks what drove a company of American soldiers to commit the worst atrocity in American military history? watch

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Part One: Awakening
MAKERS: Women Who Make America Trailer
1950 Housewives
MAKERS: Women Who Make America Season 1

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Makers TV Show Series, Producer
2010 Faces of America With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. TV Show Series, Producer
2009 Looking for Lincoln TV Show Series, Producer
2009 Looking for Lincoln TV Show Series, Producer
2001 Scottsboro Movie, Producer

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