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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Wed, Jun 19 7:00 P.M. The Big Payback     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 20 12:00 A.M. The Big Payback     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 20 8:00 A.M. The Big Payback     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Jun 22 12:00 P.M. The Big Payback     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Jun 25 1:30 P.M. The People Vs. Agent Orange     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Jun 26 7:00 P.M. No Straight Lines     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 27 12:00 A.M. No Straight Lines     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Jun 27 8:00 A.M. No Straight Lines     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Jun 29 8:00 P.M. Breaking The News     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Jun 29 9:30 P.M. Mama Bears     NH Explore (11.2)
Sun, Jun 30 12:00 A.M. Breaking The News     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Jul 6 9:00 P.M. Outta The Muck     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jul 7 1:00 A.M. Outta The Muck     NH World (11.3)
Mon, Jul 8 3:30 P.M. Writing with Fire     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Jul 9 2:00 P.M. Storming Caesars Palace     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Jul 9 3:30 P.M. Ferguson Rises     NH World (11.3)


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