mikva 603x452Monday, October 19 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. This sweeping story of Chicago politician Abner Mikva chronicles both his rise from an impoverished childhood to an epic career as a legislator, federal judge, and White House Counsel, and how his work is being carried on today by his legacy organization, the Mikva Challenge. Prevailing over the powerful Daley machine, challenging the National Rifle Association, amending the Constitution to give 18-year-olds the right to vote, striking down the Pentagon's ban on gays in the military, and grappling with the 1978 neo-Nazi invasion of Skokie, IL this program is extremely timely for the 2020 election season.

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    October 07, 2020

    Capturing the Flag

    Wednesday, October 21 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. During one of the most impactful elections of our lifetime, a tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina – a "poster child" for voter suppression – intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can…
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    October 04, 2020

    187

    Sunday, October 18 at 7:30 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Watch a pivotal moment in California history unfold through more than 20 interviews with major political figures, artists, and thinkers such as California state senator Maria Elena Durazo, Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund…
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    Oct 02, 2020

    POV: The Infiltrators

    Friday, October 16 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. A true story of two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol and put…
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    Oct 01, 2020

    Latino Vote: Dispatches From the Battleground

    Thursday, October 15 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to get out the Latino vote in this year's…
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    Oct 01, 2020

    Making It in America

    Thursday, October 15 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. There are few places where immigrants are shaping the economy in more significant ways than…
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    Sep 30, 2020

    Sea of Light: A Blind Yachtsman's Voyage Across the Pacific

    Wednesday, October 14 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. In April 2019, 52-year-old Mitsuhiro Iwamoto succeeded in crossing the Pacific Ocean in an…
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    Sep 28, 2020

    We're Still Here

    Monday, October 12 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Through their music and work in communities and schools, First Nation indigenous hip-hop…
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    Sep 23, 2020

    Samurai Wall

    Wednesday, October 7 at 9 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. In the 17th century, when stone walls were a prominent feature of castles across Japan, the…

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