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America After Ferguson

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This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, explores the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program includes national leaders and prominent thinkers in the areas of law enforcement, race and civil rights, as well as government officials, faith leaders and youth.

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America After Charleston

This PBS town hall meeting, moderated Gwen Ifill, explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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For many the story of Ferguson has become a symbol of the larger social divides in America, exposing a persistent disconnect along lines of race, class and identity. Through conversations and special reports, America After Ferguson explores these complex questions raised by the events in Ferguson. 

Moderated by Gwen Ifill, the town hall meeting was held Sunday, September 21, 2014, on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis with an audience of more than 400. The program, produced by WGBH Boston in partnership with Nine Network/KETC in St. Louis and WETA in Washington D.C.

America After Ferguson is a WGBH Production in association with Nine Network/KETC and WETA.  Special thanks to: Washington Week, PBS NewsHour, PBS NewsHour Weekend and The Race Card Project. 

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