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Season 10, Episode 9 Blacks and Jews

First Aired: July 29, 1997

Documentary footage, interviews, and excerpts from a play are used to explore the shared history and current troubled state of black and Jewish relations. Featured: four stories dealing with such issues as the 1960s civil-rights movement and the 1991 Crown Heights riots.

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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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