A New Island: The Marshallese In Arkansas

"A New Island" Between 1946 and 1958 the United States tested 67 nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands. Claims between the United States and the Marshall Islands are ongoing, and the health effects have created a legacy that still lingers from these tests. A New Island is a documentary about the displaced people of this region who have immigrated to Springdale, Arkansas. They come for better jobs, education, and health care. And they come legally. A New Island introduces us to some of the people...
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  • program length: 60 minutes

Wednesday, August 24 at 6:00 pm on 12.2

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  • Wednesday, August 17 at 11:00 pm on 12.2
  • Tuesday, September 27 at 11:00 pm on 12.2

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