POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 21, Episode 3 The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez
First Aired: July 8, 2008
Tommy Lee Jones narrates the story of Esequiel Hernández Jr., an 18-year-old American high-school student who was killed by U.S. Marines during an incident along the Texas-Mexico border in 1997. Included: interviews with his parents and friends, and the Marines on patrol.