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Season 21, Episode 3 The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez

First Aired: July 8, 2008

Tommy Lee Jones narrates the story of Esequiel Hernández Jr., an 18-year-old American high-school student who was killed by U.S. Marines during an incident along the Texas-Mexico border in 1997. Included: interviews with his parents and friends, and the Marines on patrol.

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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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