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Who Owns the Moon?

Source:  American Experience There was no need for space law before humans put objects in space, but the launch of Sputnik in 1957 caused Americans and nations around the world to become concerned about the potential for maleficence on the part of bad actors. In 1967,...

“Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party” premieres tonight on PBS

Source:  The New York Times Earlier this month thousands of Hong Kong residents began protesting against a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China. The timing of the demonstrations makes them ever more potent: This month marks the 30th anniversary of the...

Acclaimed “Apollo 11” premieres tonight on CNN

Source:  collectSpace Acclaimed documentary "Apollo 11," which features newly-discovered, large format footage of the first moon landing mission, premieres tonight on CNN with limited commercial interruptions. Assembled primarily from archival footage and more than...

HBO acquires mental health doc “Ernie & Joe”

Source:  Deadline HBO Documentary Films has acquired the North American TV and streaming rights to Jenifer McShane’s "Ernie & Joe."  The film features San Antonio police officers Ernie Stevens and Joe Smarro, who are diverting people from jail and into mental...

10 Eye-Opening Health Documentaries Available Right Now

Source:  Culturess Cooked - The original 2016 Netflix series "Cooked," based on the best-selling book of the same name is a gem waiting to be discovered.  Food author Michael Pollan shows the audience how cooking, braising, and baking changes the chemical makeup of...

Meet the 23-year-old woman who pioneered investigative journalism

Source:  The Atlantic “In my time, women usually had their life stories written for them.  But I didn’t like the story I was given, so I wrote a new one.” That’s Nellie Bly, the nom de plume of Elizabeth Cochrane.  The story she wrote—in a newspaper in 1887, and,...