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Season 21, Episode 9 The Judge and the General

First Aired: August 19, 2008

Human-rights abuses in Pinochet-era Chile are investigated by Chilean Judge Juan Guzmán. Included: the case of a sociology professor who supposedly died in an auto accident after being taken into custody by the authorities; the story of a woman who was forced to choose between turning in her daughter, who was in hiding, and her granddaughter's life.

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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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