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Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Ode to the Six-Legged Muse

Clip: Season 12 | 2m 39s

The poetry that often praises insects is a type of poetry that rejoices in the minuscule, as a defining feature of a particular time and space. Haiku is the expression of a precise view of nature -- personal and universal in equal parts.

Aired: 05/17/11

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Interview

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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