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Haiti's Best Known Band Keeps Hope Alive

Preview: Season 13 | 2m 15s

For 60 years, Haiti's most popular band, Septentrional, has survived corrupt governments, revolutions, natural disasters, extreme poverty, and national tragedy. Its joyous fusion of Cuban and Haitian beats lifts and celebrates the indomitable Haitian spirit.

Aired: 04/12/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County

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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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