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Bombs Away! Russians Strike ISIS Oil but PBS Gets Blasted

NewsHour report of U.S. air strikes on ISIS oil network is, unfortunately, illustrated by films from Russian air strikes.

Unsolved Murders: A Vietnam Battle Still Being Fought in This Country

Frontline/ProPublica program reopens old wounds of unsolved murders.

A Bruising Battle in the Schoolyard

Was a hard-hitting report on charter schools short of hard sources?

The Mailbag: Heeeeere’s Edward

Edward Snowden’s appearance on NOVA stirs some viewers.

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