Season episodes list 13

S13E01

S13E01 : Wham! Bam! Islam! 6.5/10 (aired on 10/13/2011)

Episode Synopsis: Season 13 premieres with new host Mary-Louise Parker introducing "Wham! Bam!…
S13E02

S13E02 : Donor Unknown (aired on 10/20/2011)

Episode Synopsis: "Donor Unknown" charts the story of 20-year-old JoEllen Marsh, who was raised by…
S13E03

S13E03 : Lives Worth Living (aired on 10/27/2011)

"Lives Worth Living" tells the story of the disability rights movement in America, which began…
S13E04

S13E04 : Deaf Jam (aired on 11/03/2011)

"Deaf Jam" chronicles the experiences of Aneta Brodski, a deaf Israeli teen living in New York, as…
S13E05

S13E05 : We Still Live Here -- as Nutayunean (aired on 11/17/2011)

Anne Makepeace's "We Still Live Here—As Nutayunean" tells the story of linguist Jessie Little Doe…
S13E06

S13E06 : The Woodmans (aired on 12/22/2011)

"The Woodmans" charts the short life of influential photographer Francesca Woodman, who took her…
S13E07

S13E07 : These Amazing Shadows (aired on 12/29/2011)

"These Amazing Shadows" focuses on the National Film Registry, an eclectic collection of movies…
S13E08

S13E08 : Have You Heard From Johannesburg: Road to Resistance (aired on 01/12/2012)

The five-part "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?," a history of the global anti-apartheid movement,…
S13E09

S13E09 : Have You Heard From Johannesburg: The New Generation (aired on 01/12/2012)

Part 2 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" examines "The New Generation," and its effort to…
S13E10

S13E10 : Have You Heard From Johannesburg: From Selma to Soweto (aired on 01/19/2012)

Part 3 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?," "From Selma to Soweto," details the…
S13E11

S13E11 : Have You Heard From Johannesburg: The Bottom Line (aired on 01/19/2012)

Part 4 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?, The Bottom Line," details how international…
S13E12

S13E12 : Have You Heard From Johannesburg: Free at Last (aired on 01/26/2012)

The conclusion of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?, Free at Last," recalls the end stage of South…
S13E13

S13E13 : Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock (aired on 02/02/2012)

Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights…
S13E14

S13E14 : The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 6.4/10 (aired on 02/09/2012)

The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community…
S13E15

S13E15 : More Than A Month 7.2/10 (aired on 02/16/2012)

Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African-American filmmaker, is on a cross-country campaign…
S13E16

S13E16 : You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't (aired on 03/30/2012)

In Danville, California, Lee Gorewitz wanders on a soul-searching odyssey through her Alzheimer’s &…
S13E17

S13E17 : Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (aired on 04/05/2012)

Every day, millions tune in to Sesame Street to see one of the world’s most adored and recognizable…
S13E18

S13E18 : When the Drum Is Beating (aired on 04/12/2012)

Interweaves the extraordinary story of Septentrional’s six decades of creativity with the history…
S13E19

S13E19 : Revenge of the Electric Car (aired on 04/19/2012)

Revenge follows four entrepreneurs from 2007 through the end of 2010 as they fight to bring the…
S13E20

S13E20 : Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison (aired on 04/26/2012)

Millions of bison once roamed the Great Plains. Can this nearly extinct icon of the American West…
S13E21

S13E21 : Circo (aired on 05/03/2012)

The Ponce family circus has been living and performing in rural Mexico for seven generations. Its…
S13E22

S13E22 : Summer Pasture (aired on 05/10/2012)

Locho and Yama are nomadic herders in Tibet's high grasslands, who carve their existence from the…
S13E23

S13E23 : Precious Knowledge (aired on 05/17/2012)

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under…
S13E24

S13E24 : Left by the Ship (aired on 05/24/2012)

JR, Charlene, Margarita, and Robert are half American; they are among the many children born to…
S13E25

S13E25 : Hell and Back Again (aired on 05/28/2012)

U.S. Marine Sergeant Nathan Harris, 25, leads his unit to fight a ghostlike enemy in Afghanistan.…
S13E26

S13E26 : We Were Here (aired on 06/07/2012)

When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people…
S13E27

S13E27 : Strong! (aired on 07/26/2012)

A formidable figure standing at 5'8" and weighing more than 300 pounds, Cheryl Haworth struggles to…