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Global Voices

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Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented.

Premiered: March 18, 2008

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 10 T-Shirt Travels

First Aired: May 20, 2008

Shantha Bloemen's "T-Shirt Travels" examines why many Zambians wear clothes donated by Americans and Europeans and the practice's impact on the local textile industry. Interviewees include Zambian historian Mutumba Mainga Bull, Zambian Manufacturers Association spokesman Mark O'Donnell and economist Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of Columbia's Earth Institute.