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Host Ali Wentworth sits down with civil rights pioneer the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.; meet an Indian endurance runner who may be 119 years old.
Join host Ted Danson as EXPLORER travels to Belgium to study the town of Geel's groundbreaking approach to mental health. Then, learn how our similarities to our nearest primate relative may be more than physical. Correspondent Justin Hall heads to the forests of Tanzania, where chimpanzees are reportedly displaying spiritual behavior. Plus, sample the new dishes NASA's astronauts will take to space.
EXPLORER examines the refugee crisis, Sabrina Corgatelli’s controversial hunting photo and polar bears. A panel comprising Melissa Fleming (United Nations), Alek Wek (model/refugee) and Jason Cone (Doctors Without Borders) discusses the life of a refugee and opening the borders, following a field piece showcasing a refugee camp. Sabrina Corgatelli defends her decision to post a photo with a dead giraffe and trophy hunt to help the local economy. In a field piece, EXPLORER inspects the polar bear brand.
EXPLORER, hosted by Richard Bacon, tells stories of death. Featured segments include a town in Indonesia where people keep their dead at home until they can afford a proper funeral; a panel about death with comedian Larry Wilmore, writer Chuck Klosterman and undertaker Amy Cunningham; a segment on the Hanford Nuclear site, which is still leaking after 72 years; a one-on-one studio interview with environmental activist Erin Brockovich; and a piece on a librarian in Timbuktu who moved books and artifacts to protect them from al-Qaida.
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- Premiered: November 14, 2016
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Cultural, scientific and political stories around the globe are featured in this newsmagazine series. (more)