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Wabanaki-State TRC to name commissioners Tuesday

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation (TRC) Selection Panel will announce its commissioners at a news conference scheduled for Tue., Dec. 18, at 1:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Nick Sapiel Building, large conference room, 27 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, Maine. The TRC Selection Panel has been tasked by the Wabanaki Tribal […]

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Charlie Rose ‘Brain Series’ tackles post-trauma stress

Update: The “Post-Traumatic Stress” episode is now available to view in its entirety (54 min.) on The Charlie Rose Show website. Tonight, The Charlie Rose Show will focus exclusively on PTSD/PTSI as part of its two-year Brain Series. MPBN is scheduled to air “Post-Traumatic Stress” (Series 2, Episode 12) at 11 p.m. ET on Fri., Dec. 14, with the […]

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A chance to see ‘Half the Sky’ this week

“Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” a four-hour documentary, will air tonight and tomorrow, beginning at 9 p.m. ET on MPBN. The two-part series is part of the Half the Sky movement, inspired by the book, Half the Sky, by journalists/authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The documentary accompanies Kristof, along […]

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Doc Channel frames war in two lenses tonight

Tonight, the Documentary Channel pairs two documentaries that deliver unique perspectives on conflict. “War Photographer” (2001), a film by Christian Frei, follows Massachusetts-born James Nachtwey, a world renowned photojournalist and winner of the 2012 Dresden Peace Prize. For two years, the Swiss author/director/producer Frei joined Nachtwey as he documented war and conflict across Indonesia, Kosovo and […]

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Come hitch a ride and ‘Fly Over Egypt’

This one goes out to the artists, the human rights advocates and the hybrids among us. Amidst the struggle, it feels a little bit like hope. “Fly Over Egypt” is from The Narcicyst, aka Yassin Alsalman, a Montreal-based author, actor and hip-hop artist, raised by Iranian parents in Dubai. The man is on a mission to […]

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