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The Life And Death Of 'The Internet's Own Boy'

Programmer and activist Aaron Swartz was a "complex person," says filmmaker Brian Knappenberger. He tells Swartz's story, including his legal battle and suicide, in a new documentary.

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My Big Break

After Assault, Woman Finds Hope, And Career, In Restorative Justice

In 1976, Lorenn Walker was attacked in an alley in Waikiki, Hawaii. That trauma inspired Walker, then a high school dropout, to enroll in college, become a lawyer and work in violence prevention.

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Undeterred By The Blacklist, Lee Grant 'Said Yes To Everything'

After losing 12 years of her career to the communist blacklist, the actress and director spent decades lying about her age to make up for lost time. Her new memoir recounts her life in Hollywood.

Days to Come Bonobo

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Programs Target Poverty In Obama's 5 'Promise Zones'

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The Life And Death Of 'The Internet's Own Boy'

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After Assault, Woman Finds Hope And Career In Restorative Justice

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Undeterred By The Blacklist, Lee Grant 'Said Yes To Everything'

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