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Channel 5
11:59 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Los Lonely Boys Cottonfields and Crossroads

Pictured: Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys on the guitar.
Courtesy of Galan Inc.

After a childhood of playing cantinas and honky tonks from Texas to Tennessee, Los Lonely Boys have rocked their way to the top of the American music industry, determined to fulfill their father's long held dream. Los Lonely: Boys Cottonfields and Crossroads tells the story of three Mexican American brothers from San Angelo, Texas who are creating a unique sound that melds the core of the early San Angelo music scene of the 1950s and 60s with a signature style they call "Texican".

Channel 5
11:49 am
Mon June 25, 2012

POV: How to Nail a Dictator

The Caba family in front of their home in Ixil highlands of Guatemala. The army massacred 95 people in their village in 1982 during the genocide.
Courtesy of Dana Lixenberg

In a stunning milestone for justice in Central America, a Guatemalan court recently charged former dictator Efraín Rios Montt with genocide for his brutal war against the country’s Mayan people in the 1980s — and Pamela Yates’ 1983 documentary, When the Mountains Tremble, provided key evidence for bringing the indictment. Granito: How to Nail a Dictator tells the extraordinary story of how a film, aiding a new generation of human rights activists, became a granito — a tiny grain of sand — that helped tip the scales of justice.

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Channel 5
11:41 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Nature: Challenge of the Stallions

Cloud canters across the open meadows of his mountain home.
Courtesy of Living Images by Carol Walker

Acclaimed wildlife filmmaker Ginger Kathrens has been filming the life of the remarkable wild stallion, Cloud, since the day of his birth in 1995, allowing NATURE viewers to watch as he grew from tiny foal to the powerful leader of the largest band of wild horses in the Arrowhead Mountains that he is today. Along the way, much has been learned about wild horse society and the importance of family and loyalty in their dangerous and unpredictable world.

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Channel 5
11:32 am
Mon June 25, 2012

FRONTLINE: Dollars and Dentists

Kari Reyes (right) examines the front teeth of her four-year-old daughter, Marisa.
Courtesy of FRONTLINE

Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can’t afford a visit to the dentist. An investigation by FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net. Poor children, entitled by law to dental care, often cannot find a dentist willing to see them. Others kids receive excessive care billed to Medicaid, or major surgery for preventable tooth infections. For adults with dental disease, the situation can be as dire — and bankrupting.

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Channel 5
10:21 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Hub City Sound: Jazz Alley

Jazz Alley performed at the Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Concert Series and KTTZ cameras were there. Check out some of the performance and interviews below:

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