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CHRONOLOGICAL: 1946 - TODAY:

1946  |   1954  |   1964  |   1979

Meltdown at Three Mile Island

Meltdown at Three Mile Island (1979)
A series of malfunctions, mistakes, and misinterpretations lead to the country's worst nuclear accident.
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At 4:00am on March 28, 1979, a reactor at the Three Mile Island nuclear power facility near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania suddenly overheated, releasing radioactive gasses. During the ensuing tension-packed week, scientists scrambled to prevent the nightmare of a meltdown, officials rushed in to calm public fears, and thousands of residents fled to emergency shelters. Equipment failure, human error, and bad luck would conspire to create America's worst nuclear accident.

Do You Mean There Are Still Real Cowboys? (1987)
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A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys.
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A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families who have lived in Big Piney for six generations. Although very much the same as it was one hundred years ago -- tough, lonely, but still romantic -- ranching is now a threatened way of life.

French Dance Tonight (1990)
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Cajun and Zydeco music innovators and performers talk about the emergence of two musical traditions.
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When French settlers, exiled from Nova Scotia, migrated to Louisiana in the 1750s, they mixed with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans, and others to create one of America's richest, most varied cultures. The film captures many of Cajun and Zydeco music's most important innovators and performers as they talk about the emergence of two musical traditions.
Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1993)
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm as massive foreclosures sweep the nation.
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In the late 1980s, Iowa farmers Russ and Mary Jane Jordan faced a $200,000 debt and a bottom-line oriented bank. This is a personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm as massive foreclosures sweep the nation.
CHRONOLOGICAL: 1946 - TODAY:

1946  |   1954  |   1964  |   1979

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