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Half the Sky: Womenĺ䁥_s Economic Empowerment in Kenya

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 10m 41s

This educational module adapted from the documentary series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide follows journalist Nicholas Kristof and actress Diane Lane as they meet women who have experienced the impact and challenges of microfinance in Kenya.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

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