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Season 5, Episode 39 Now on PBS

First Aired: October 16, 2009

The national shortage of nurses, which could see a deficit of some 500,000 by 2020, and its impact on health care is explored. Included: the lack of nurses to teach the next generation of professionals.

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  • Premiered: January 7, 2005
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  • Premise: A weekly public-affairs newsmagazine, produced in collaboration with National Public Radio, that includes reports, essays and interviews. The series was spun off (and cut back to a half hour from an hour) when Bill Moyers left in December 2004. (more)

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