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Season 11, Episode 2 Tobacco Blues

First Aired: June 9, 1998

Profiling four Kentucky tobacco-farming families facing a loss of their livelihood as antismoking legislation gains momentum against tobacco companies. Included: the families discuss their views on smoking, and the prospects of losing their businesses.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • 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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