Season 24, Episode 10 Better This World
First Aired: September 6, 2011
"Better This World" tells the story of Bradley Crowder and David McKay, two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas, who were arrested on domestic terrorism charges prior to the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. The documentary chronicles their transformation from political neophytes to alleged terrorists, which was encouraged by an FBI informant; and examines how the War on Terror has impacted civil liberties and political dissent.
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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)