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Global Voices

A new international independent documentary series from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its premiere season, the series features five all-new global docs and 21 notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.

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Monday, Dec 16, 2013 - 12:00 AM
"Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai"
The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. Kenya's Green Belt Movement was founded by Maathai who is the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects. D
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Monday, Dec 16, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Monday, Dec 16, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Monday, Dec 16, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Land Rush" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai" (WORLD)
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