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In The Moment ... Inside Iraq Examining The Power Of The Militias
Ramita Navai

In The Moment ... March 20, 2017 Show 053 Hour 1

Ramita Navai is an award-winning British-Iranian journalist and author. She has reported from more than thirty-five countries. She has a reputation for investigations and work in hostile environments. Her work on the upcoming FRONTLINE is no exception. Navai goes inside Iraq, to places where journalists have been (quite recently)  killed for their work. She uses cell phone cameras and on-the-ground reporting and undercover work to examine the power of the militias in Iraq. "FRONTLINE: Iraq Uncovered" airs Tuesday, March 21 on SDPB-TV at 9 p.m. Central.

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Vonda Viland

Vonda Viland is a principal. But she's also the last chance for many high school students whose family situations and bad choices have brought them to the doors of Black Rock Continuation High School in the Mojave Desert. Tonight on Independent Lens, the documentary " The Bad Kids" illustrates the hopelessness, the overwhelm, and the path graduation that might just turn someone's life around. "The Bad Kids" airs tonight on SDPB-TV at 9 p.m. Central.


More pets are now classified as overweight or obese than ever. A new study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention says nearly 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats in the U.S. are too heavy. Dr. Christy Teets, is a vet with TLC Pet Hospital in Rapid City. She joins us for a conversation about what's at stake and what can be done.


Chris is a producer for In the Moment.