Street Level "16th Street Mall"

Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

From street performers, to classic music venues and eateries, this retail and residential hub is one of a kind. This week, host Gabrielle Bryant delves into the challenges and future vision of the 16th Street Mall and what’s being done to address the public’s concerns over visitor safety and the treatment of the homeless.

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Globe Trekker "Poland"

Tuesday, September 27 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Megan McCormick discovers the rich folklore and history of Poland. She discovers anti-Communist sculptures in Wroclaw; hunts for amber on the Pomeranian coast; explores the baroque streets of Gdansk, boards a galleon along the River Motlawa; and re-enacts the ancient battles in Gniew (pictured).

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Red Dot On The Ocean: The Matthew Rutherford Story

Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Once labeled a "youth-at-risk," 30-year-old Matt Rutherford risked it all in an attempt to become the first person to sail alone, and nonstop around North and South America. RED DOT ON THE OCEAN is the story of Matt's death-defying voyage and the childhood odyssey that shaped him.

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Hidden Pictures

Wednesday, September 28 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

In this documentary, filmmaker Delaney Ruston questions cultural attitudes toward mental illness in India, South Africa, China, France and the United States. Powerful narratives involving bipolar illness, depression, schizophrenia and anxiety, show the universality of our seemingly different worlds.

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Walking Man

Wednesday, September 28 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

After a Missouri high school loses three students to suicide, Mark Norwine (a mental health advocate) embarks on a 200-mile walk across the state, seeking to educate students and better understand the state's epidemic for himself. Mark is joined by his son, Eric, but when the road proves difficult, father and son must confront their own mental health struggles, which they've kept secret for so long. 

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NOVA "Cold Case JFK"

Thursday, September 29 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Fifty years later, what can science tell us about the Kennedy assassination? The 1963 murder, in broad daylight in front of hundreds of witnesses, was a homicide investigator’s best-case scenario. Yet somehow the JFK assassination became a forensic nightmare. Now, NOVA follows a group of experts trying to unravel the lingering mysteries of the case.

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Frontline "A Subprime Education/The Education of Omarina"

Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

The first segment in this special, "A Subprime Education," investigates allegations of fraud and predatory behavior by for-profit colleges. Then, in “The Education of Omarina,” FRONTLINE examines how an innovative program to stem the dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey from middle school to college.

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