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This Is Life With Lisa Ling

Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling goes on a gritty, breathtaking journey to the far corners of America.
IMDb 8.020149 episodes
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Episodes

  1. S8 E1 - The Legacy of Vincent Chin
    October 9, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa Ling shines a light on the murder of a Chinese American in 1980s Detroit and witnesses communities combatting a new wave of anti-Asian hate crimes.
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  2. S8 E2 - The Conspiracy Effect
    October 29, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa reveals the deep roots of conspiracy thinking and misinformation in America, and how tech companies have been profiting from the fallout.
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  3. S8 E3 - Sex Work: Past, Present, and Future
    October 23, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa investigates the current debate about decriminalizing sex work, and uncovers a surprising experiment during the Civil War to legalize the world’s oldest profession.
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  4. S8 E4 - American Militias
    October 30, 2021
    42min
    TV-PG
    Lisa unpacks the origins of so-called militias in America and the dramatic emergence of armed movements as a domestic threat.
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  5. S8 E4 - The Conspiracy Effect
    October 29, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa Ling reveals the deep roots of conspiracy thinking and misinformation in America, including how tech companies have been profiting from the fallout.
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  6. S8 E5 - Chicago's History of Violence
    November 6, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa takes a journey back in time to ask if “Black on Black” crime is a result of over one hundred years of deliberate and systematic actions by a group of people who felt oppressed when they first arrived in Chicago.
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  7. S8 E6 - Gay Panic
    November 13, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa uncovers a Cold War campaign to purge LGBTQ+ Individuals from the government and meets those who are still grappling with its legacy.
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  8. S8 E7 - Osage: Reign of Terror
    November 20, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa investigates the murders of wealthy Native Americans during the 1920’s oil boom and witnesses how the descendants are fighting to revive what was nearly lost forever.
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  9. S8 E8 - Intolerable: Sex Crimes in the Military
    November 27, 2021
    42min
    TV-14
    Lisa investigates what may finally be a tipping point for true reform in the decades-long history of sexual assault and harassment in the military.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Jackie BaskinSam LaCroixGeoffrey O'ConnorErin LovettHeidi BurkeRobert PalumboCourtney Thompson HutchensRachel LibertRachael ProfiloskiEric Strauss
Producers
Not Specified
Starring
Lisa LingLisa Ling
Studio
discovery plus Lifestyle
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