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 9 The Judge and the General
First Aired: August 19, 2008
Human-rights abuses in Pinochet-era Chile are investigated by Chilean Judge Juan Guzmán. Included: the case of a sociology professor who supposedly died in an auto accident after being taken into custody by the authorities; the story of a woman who was forced to choose between turning in her daughter, who was in hiding, and her granddaughter's life.