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Season 13, Episode 20 Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison

First Aired: April 26, 2012

"Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison" examines the effort to revive the American bison population in the Great Plains, where their 19th-century slaughter and near eradication permanently changed the culture of the Plains Indians.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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