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Season 10, Episode 5 Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary

First Aired: July 1, 1997

Teacher Laura Angelica Simon turns filmmaker for “Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary,” a study of how her students have been affected by California's Proposition 187, which denies public education and health care to undocumented immigrants. Included: testimonials from students.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
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  • Premise: 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)

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