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Independent Lens

1999-Present Docu-Series

Watch the award winning show that has consistently continued to take every year’s documentary awards by storm, the independent lens showcases a range of independent documentaries based on any number of vast subjects with each of these documentaries being narrated by a celebrity host to add more life to the show and bring a touch of the comfort of routine to documentaries that are anything but routine. A combination of real life footage and historically accurate re-enactments ensure that the viewer becomes completely involved in the subject matter of the documentary.

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Independent Lens Dolores

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant – and unheralded – feminist activists of the 20th century.

10:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Dolores

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant – and unheralded – feminist activists of the 20th century.

3:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Dolores

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant – and unheralded – feminist activists of the 20th century.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

10:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

2:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Dolores

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant – and unheralded – feminist activists of the 20th century.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

4:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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Independent Lens Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

3:00 AM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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