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Girl Wrestler

Season 6 Episode 6 | 53m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Texas teenager Tara Neal insists that girls and boys should be able to wrestle on the same mat. Follow Neal through the last year in which state guidelines allow her to wrestle boys. It's a year filled with family conflict, pressure to cut weight and fierce policy debates over Title IX, which grants women's athletics proportionality in public schools.

Aired: 06/21/12

Expired: 07/22/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County


Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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