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What's Going On? Series (Set of 10 DVDs)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
This groundbreaking 10-part family television series explores critical global issues such as war, environmental degradation, discrimination and poverty through the eyes of a child. The goal is to explain the origins of a problem, put a human face on an issue and promote a message of tolerance and...
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What's Going On? AIDS in the Caribbean (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “AIDS in the Caribbean”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actor Danny Glover travels to Port of Spain to witness the effects of HIV/AIDS on children and teenagers. He befriends 17-year-old Shawn, who fears ostracism if his classmates learn he is HIV-positive. Compa...
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What's Going On? Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actor Michael Douglas hosts a sobering look at exploited children in this war-torn country where diamonds are traded for weapons. Compatible with all DVD formats.
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What's Going On? Poverty in America (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Poverty in America”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actor Tim Robbins meets Jessica, who cares for siblings while her dad works long hours for low pay, and J.R., who thinks shelter life is like being in prison. Compatible with all DVD formats.
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What's Going On? Refugees in Tanzania (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Refugees in Tanzania”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actress Angelina Jolie works with children victimized by long years of civil strife. She introduces the Fataki children, Tutsis who live in a sprawling refugee camp. Compatible with all DVD formats.
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What's Going On? Child Labor in Brazil (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Child Labor in Brazil”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actress Susan Sarandon interviews 12-year-old Eleandra, who picks garbage seven days a week, and a boy named Reina, who earns a few pennies pounding rocks into gravel. Compatible with all DVD formats
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What's Going On? Landmines in Cambodia (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Landmines in Cambodia”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actor Laurence Fishburne tells the stories of Suk Ratha, who remembers only the deafening explosion that changed her life forever, and of Mon Man, who lost his leg while picking vegetables. Compatible with a...
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What's Going On? Girls' Education in India (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Girls' Education in India”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, Brazilian-born actress, Sonia Braga explores how girls are typically educated in this largely Hindu country that is home to more than one billion people. Compatible with all DVD formats.
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What's Going On? Street Children in Mongolia (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Street Children in Mongolia”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actor Richard Gere reviews the plight of street children in Ulanbaatar and other cities in this remote country between China and Russia. Compatible with all DVD formats.
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What's Going On? Indigenous Children in Australia (DVD)

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What's Going On?
20 May 2005
In “Indigenous Children in Australia”, part of this groundbreaking 10-part family television series, actress Rachel Ward works with aboriginal children and teens in Australia's urban centers and the country's vast outback. Compatible with all DVD formats.