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The Rockefellers

The Rockefellers
For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America–associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. By the end of his life, Rockefeller had given away half his fortune–but even his vast philanthropy could not erase the memory of his predatory business practices. His only son, John D. Rockefeller Jr., would dedicate his life to recasting the family image. In the... 
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Cocaine Submarines

Cocaine Submarines
Colombian drug traffickers are using a new secret weapon to smuggle cocaine north – drug submarines. Up to 30 meters long and nearly impossible to detect, they are capable of distributing several tons of coke in just one shipment. Dozens of subs are thought to be in operation between the coasts of Colombia and Mexico, and law enforcement estimates that another 70 will be built in the next year alone. NGC... 
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This is Coffee

This is Coffee
About 1960 maybe earlier, Coffee brewers institute offered classes in coffee brewing. Upon completion of instruction, we were awarded a 1/2 gold-colored coffee cup and hung it over the entrance to the bar. Tap water should be fit to drink. Never boiled or perked. 210 degrees. No more. Fresh coffee in a can or bag is near unattainable unless you find fresh roasted beans & grind ‘em yourself.... 
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Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine
Filmmaker, author, and political activist Michael Moore trains his satirical eye on America’s obsession with guns and violence in his third feature-length documentary, which gets its title from a pair of loosely related incidents. On April 20, 1999, shortly before they began their infamous killing spree at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold attended their favorite... 
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Titanic: 90 Years Below

Titanic: 90 Years Below
It is, without a doubt, the most famous shipwreck of all time. 90 years after sinking to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, and over a decade after its ghostly remains were found, the Titanic continues to capture our imagination. This feature-length investigation of the ship and its legend heads beneath the waves with the most recent expeditions, once again led by a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic... 
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For the Love of the Leader

For the Love of the Leader
This is the story of an extraordinary love affair between one Nation’s women and its leader.The Nation is Libya, an Islamic socialist state. Its leader, Muammar Gaddafi, a man reviled in the west as a brutal dictator, but in Libya “held up as a great revolutionary, and the liberator of islamic women.” For Libyan women; what does this liberation mean? And what price do they pay for the love of... 
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Stupid in America

Stupid in America
Stupid in America is a nasty title for a program about public education, but some nasty things are going on in America’s public schools and it’s about time we face up to it. Kids at New York’s Abraham Lincoln High School told me their teachers are so dull students fall asleep in class. One student said, “You see kids all the time walking in the school smoking weed, you know. It’s a normal... 

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward
A feature length documentary work which will present a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject matter will transcend the issues of cultural relativism and traditional ideology and move to relate the core, empirical life ground attributes of human and social survival, extrapolating those immutable natural laws... 
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