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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

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Season 11, Episode 7 Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour

First Aired: July 14, 1998

"Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour," a film by Susan Stern, examines the influence of the doll on generations of Americans. Interviewed: Barbie creator Ruth Handler and Barbie enthusiasts. Also: a visit to the National Barbie Convention; footage from TV commercials.

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If I Can't Do It

Season 11, Episode 6

July 7, 1998

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The Vanishing Line

Season 11, Episode 8

July 21, 1998

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