Decade of Fire
independent lens

Discover why the Bronx burned in the 1970s. Through rich archival and home movie footage, the film reveals the real reasons for the devastation and shows what can happen when a community chooses to fight back and reclaim their neighborhood.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 2102

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Sun, Dec 4 4:00 A.M. Attla     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Dec 6 12:00 A.M. Leftover Women     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Dec 6 12:00 P.M. Leftover Women     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Dec 6 1:30 P.M. 9to5: The Story of a Movement     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Dec 7 3:00 A.M. Leftover Women     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Dec 7 7:30 P.M. Leftover Women     NH WORLD
Thu, Dec 8 12:30 A.M. Leftover Women     NH WORLD
Thu, Dec 8 8:30 A.M. Leftover Women     NH WORLD
Thu, Dec 8 2:00 P.M. Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness     NH WORLD
Thu, Dec 8 3:30 P.M. Jim Allison: Breakthrough     NH WORLD
Fri, Dec 9 2:30 A.M. 9to5: The Story of a Movement     NH EXPLORE
Sat, Dec 10 3:30 A.M. 9to5: The Story of a Movement     NH EXPLORE
Sat, Dec 10 12:00 P.M. Leftover Women     NH WORLD
Sun, Dec 11 3:00 A.M. Leftover Women     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Dec 13 1:30 P.M. Try Harder!     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Dec 14 7:00 P.M. Accept The Call     NH WORLD

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