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In Football We Trust

Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah. As they enter the high-stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports, they still struggle with gang violence and poverty.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1708

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Sat, Aug 20 8:00 P.M. Acorn and the Firestorm     NH WORLD
Sun, Aug 21 12:00 A.M. Acorn and the Firestorm     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 27 8:00 P.M. Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary     NH WORLD
Sun, Aug 28 12:00 A.M. Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary     NH WORLD
Mon, Sep 12 10:00 P.M. Hazing     NHPBS
Tue, Sep 13 12:00 P.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Sep 14 3:00 A.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Sep 14 8:30 P.M. Hazing     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 15 1:30 A.M. Hazing     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 15 9:30 A.M. Hazing     NH WORLD
Fri, Sep 16 2:30 A.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE
Sat, Sep 17 12:00 P.M. Hazing     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 18 3:30 A.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Sep 20 3:00 A.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Sep 21 3:00 A.M. Hazing     NH EXPLORE

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