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This series engages viewers with documentary segments and interviews that probe the most important issues facing democracy, including media policy, corporate accountability, civil liberties, the environment, money in politics and foreign affairs. Hosted by award-winning journalist David Brancaccio.

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Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 - 2:00 AM    Can the quality of healthcare in developing nations be transformed by the same principle that makes fast food such a success here? On Friday, August 22 at 8:30 pm (check local listings), NOW travels to Kenya to continue ongoing coverage of an enterprising idea: franchising not burger and donut shops, but health services and drugs in rural Africa. American businessmen have been teaming with African entrepreneurs to spread for-profit clinics around the country in the hopes of providing quality, affordable medical care to even Kenya's poorest people. In this show, NOW chronicles how the Kenyan facilities weathered recent violent unrest, as well as the program's expansion into Rwanda. D
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