The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper

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  • 2023
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Anderson Cooper hosts a deeply reported series that goes behind the headlines and into the heart of the most important stories of our time.

The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (27 episodes). The series first aired on April 16, 2023.

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AI and the Future of Humanity
27. AI and the Future of Humanity
December 3, 2023
CNN National Correspondent Nick Watt presents an enlightening report on both the promises and the dangers of artificial intelligence. The AI revolution is already underway and changing many aspects of human life, from creating art to fighting wars to curing disease. But leading experts warn this powerful technology is advancing at an alarming rate, posing serious risks to humanity itself. Watt takes viewers inside the global race to develop this technology and the attempts to contain it. "AI is already inside and all over our lives," said Watt. "You can't hide. All of us have to face it and figure out how we'll fit into this inevitable future. I was scared. Now at least I know what's coming." Watt crosses the globe, tracking some of the most stunning and innovative uses of AI, from a next-generation Hollywood film studio to a research team in Switzerland making history by restoring a paralyzed man's ability to walk. Watt also speaks with the experts on the cutting edge of these technologies now working to combat AI's threats to society and democracy and who are calling for urgent government regulation of the tech.
Seeing Red: Running with the Bulls
26. Seeing Red: Running with the Bulls
November 26, 2023
CNN Senior National Correspondent David Culver reports a nail-biting account of the world-renowned and controversial running of the bulls from the streets of Pamplona, Spain. Culver follows a group of runners in the weeks and days leading up to the annual running of the bulls at the San Fermín Festival in Pamplona, a tradition held since 1591. Since record-keeping began in 1910, 16 people have died participating, with the most recent death occurring just last week in Valencia. Culver embeds with the group as they prepare for the perilous event, guided by experienced runners who have entered hundreds of bull runs and even been gored. As the day of the run approaches, Culver decides to suit up in the traditional white garb and red scarf and try it out himself – well aware of the dangers but hoping to understand the thrill some find. "I was well aware of the dangers – and what some might consider to be the insanity – of running with the bulls," said Culver. "But having met folks so deeply passionate about and protective of this controversial tradition, I wanted to join for one of the eight bull runs, if only to try to better understand the thrill they speak of." Culver added, "Turns out, one run was enough for me!" Culver also investigates the highly divisive activity of bullfighting, the ritual killing of the bulls following the morning's run. Bullfighting is condemned by animal rights groups and banned in many countries. Still, the tradition persists throughout Spain, with many there considering it an integral part of their heritage and culture.
Going Home: The War in Sudan
25. Going Home: The War in Sudan
November 19, 2023
CNN Chief International Investigative Correspondent Nima Elbagir reports a deeply personal dispatch from her home country Sudan. Millions of people have fled the country as stories of brutal war crimes leak from the capital. Still, Elbagir was determined to shed light on these atrocities and uncover how the people of Sudan are coping. From a refugee camp near the southern border where nearly 2.8 million people have fled the war, she travels north into war-torn Sudan, making a trek that very few Western media organizations have been allowed to make. Her destination is the capital city of Khartoum, one of two major areas where the fighting is concentrated and where her family home is located. But the journey will not be easy – she must circumnavigate dangerous checkpoints to avoid confrontation with paramilitary groups who do not want her in Sudan. "To report on my own country, to feel so many of the wounds of those we interviewed on such a visceral level, and to know that the outcome of the war and the consequences of our reporting would impact not only my life but the lives of the people I love, was only possible because so many Sudanese were so generous in allowing us in," said Elbagir. "Whether it's in Sudan or Ukraine or any other seemingly endless conflict, too many of us know what it feels like to wake up not knowing if there will even be a home for us to go back to, with the heartbreak of knowing home is no longer a haven. I hope the audience will walk away feeling like we gave them a glimpse into that reality." Elbagir uncovers first-person accounts from survivors and eyewitnesses of horrific war crimes, including ethnic cleansing and sex slavery. She also uncovers critical information about ongoing foreign influences funding and supporting the war.
Antisemitism in America
24. Antisemitism in America
November 12, 2023
CNN Anchor and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash delivers an in-depth examination of the rise of antisemitism in the United States, following the October 7 attack on Israel. Antisemitism was already on an alarming rise even before October 7 with near 60% of religious hate crimes perpetrated against the Jewish community, despite it making up just 2.4% of the American population according to the FBI. Bash investigates not just what the attacks against Jews are but why they are so pervasive right now. Antisemitism and its conspiracies and tropes run deep in society and has for millennia, but in modern times it has largely festered beneath the surface. In America, that changed in the last ten years with extremists from the hard right feeling emboldened by the political climate. But antisemitism has also been brewing on the hard left, masquerading as political free speech, especially at America's elite universities. The episode features the emotional testimony of Jewish college students experiencing fear, and even an assault, following the attack on Israel by Hamas last month, as well as interviews with U.S. Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt, Director of the Anti-Defamation League Jonathan Greenblatt, President and CEO of Hillel International Adam Lehman, and Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law Erwin Chermerinsky and more.
Hostage to Terror
23. Hostage to Terror
October 29, 2023
CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper provides new reporting on the families of those kidnapped from Nir Oz in Southern Israel. A mile from Gaza, the Nir Oz kibbutz was targeted during the October 7 terrorist attack, and earlier this week, residents Yocheved Lifshitz and Nurit Cooper were two of the hostages released by Hamas. Speaking with survivors and family members, Cooper reveals the devastating details about what happened on that fateful Saturday and how the survivors have been coping as more than a quarter of the people who lived in the kibbutz are dead or missing.
Inside Hamas
22. Inside Hamas
October 22, 2023
CNN Anchor and Senior National Correspondent Sara Sidner provides a comprehensive overview of the extremist group Hamas. Sidner explores the origins and philosophy of Hamas, including their current military capabilities and how the organization just inflicted the deadliest attack in Israel's 75-year history, overwhelming the most powerful and advanced military in the Middle East. Featuring archival CNN reporting in the region and interviews with CNN experts, including Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour, Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley, and International Diplomatic Editor Nic Robertson, Sidner unravels the complicated history of Hamas and the catalysts that led to the terrorist attack on Israel.
Terror in Israel
21. Terror in Israel
October 15, 2023
CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper provides an in-depth look at the devastating attack on The Nova Festival near the Gaza-Israel border. The outdoor music festival was supposed to be an all-night dance party, celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The rockets began around 6:30 a.m. as Gaza militants fired at the hundreds of attendees. The Nova Festival was one of multiple locations hit last Saturday morning by the most sustained and coordinated assault inside Israel ever carried out by Hamas militants. At least 260 bodies would later be found at the festival site, and some attendees were taken hostage, seen in social media videos being seized by their armed captors. Featuring new interviews with survivors and eyewitnesses of the attack and family members of kidnapped victims, Cooper breaks down everything we know so far about the deadly assault and how this surprise attack escalated into war.
Seeing Red: Running with the Bulls
20. Seeing Red: Running with the Bulls
October 8, 2023
Anderson Cooper hosts a deeply reported series that goes behind the headlines and into the heart of the most important stories of our time. This time, a look the running of the bulls.
Waiting for JFK: Report from the Fringe
19. Waiting for JFK: Report from the Fringe
September 24, 2023
CNN Correspondent Donie O'Sullivan presents a chilling year-long investigation into the devoted followers of a fringe conspiracy theory rooted in QAnon ideology. O'Sullivan tracks the stories of Americans consumed by a conspiracy theory that John F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr. are still alive and descended from Jesus Christ. In reporting the documentary, he went to Dallas, where Michael Protzman, then a leader in this conspiracy theory, had convened his followers at the Grassy Knoll, waiting for JFK or JFK Jr. to reappear. Protzman had no solid answers to O'Sullivan's questions. Several months after that interview, Protzman died in a motorcycle accident, a death some of his followers refuse to believe. O'Sullivan casts more light on Protzman and his movement by speaking to his mother about how her son lost himself into the web of conspiracy theories, how it tore their family apart, and whom she blames for it all. "Every night, an untold number of Americans sit down for dinner and often hear increasingly bizarre conspiracy theories being repeated by a loved one. Confusion and frustration give way to a sense of helplessness as many watch their moms, dads, brothers, or sisters being sucked further and further down the rabbit hole," says O'Sullivan. "With so much focus on the conspiracy theories and the conspiracy theorists, we wanted to show the real impact that this is having on American families – the true victims of our post-truth society." O'Sullivan goes beyond the spectacle of the bizarre conspiracy theory and speaks with heartbroken family members of those whose loved ones have left home and waited in Dallas for months for the supposed return of the Kennedys. He also speaks with the founder of a nonprofit helping those leaving cults and hate groups, author Diane Benscoter, who believes this group is a cult.
Dancing in Defiance
18. Dancing in Defiance
September 17, 2023
CNN's Chief International Anchor, Christiane Amanpour, covers the remarkable story of Ukrainian ballet dancers who faced the wrenching decision to either leave their homes and show the world the face of Ukrainian culture or stay behind to continue performing in a war zone.
Hard Hits: Can Football Be Saved?
17. Hard Hits: Can Football Be Saved?
September 8, 2023
   NEW YORK, NY – (September 5, 2023) – The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, a CNN Original, will mark the first week of the NFL season with an investigation from CNN Sports Anchor and Correspondent Coy Wire on how new developments in the sport aim to make the game safer for players. “Hard Hits: Can Football be Safe?” premieres on Friday, September 8 at 9pm ET.
Without Roe: The New Abortion Landscape
16. Without Roe: The New Abortion Landscape
September 3, 2023
A network of pilots and organizers helps women travel to doctors nationwide to access legal abortion procedures. Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, at least 21 states have banned or restricted abortions, forcing countless women to travel hundreds of miles to seek care. "Without Roe: The New Abortion Landscape" examines the ongoing state-by-state struggle over whether abortion should remain accessible in America, featuring advocates coming together to protect access to the procedure while opponents try to restrict it. Th1s episode follows people whose paths had never crossed before coming together to protect access to the procedure: Alamo Women's Clinic moving its practice from Texas; a goat farming reproductive rights organizer with Midwest Access Coalition coordinating funding and logistics for patients; and an underground network of volunteer pilots known as Elevated Access transporting abortion providers and patients on small, private aircraft to ease the burden of their long journeys. Many paths lead to Carbondale in southern Illinois, fast becoming an oasis of abortion access surrounded by a sea of states like Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri that have banned or restricted the procedure. With rare access inside the clinic, the documentary also features stories of women seeking care. It chronicles intimate moments of hope and fear, all shrouded in a veil of danger, as the stakes for providers, volunteers, and patients could not be higher, each with lives on the line.
Trump and the Georgia Conspiracy
15. Trump and the Georgia Conspiracy
August 20, 2023
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Restaurant Nation: What's Changed?
14. Restaurant Nation: What's Changed?
August 13, 2023
Chef Bobby Flay look into the changes in the restaurant industry brought by the pandemic.
Weed 7: A Senior Moment
13. Weed 7: A Senior Moment
August 6, 2023
Dr. Sanjay Gupta's duPont-Columbia Award-winning Emmy® nominated Weed series returns to explore the drug's risks and benefits in treating chronic issues such as pain, anxiety, and Alzheimer's disease in patients over 50.
What Happened in Georgia?: The Trump Investigation
12. What Happened in Georgia?: The Trump Investigation
July 30, 2023
CNN Political Correspondent Sara Murray examines the case against former President Donald Trump over claims of election fraud and interference in Georgia and the chances of him being indicted again. Three months after the 2020 election, Fani Willis, the district attorney in Fulton County, Georgia, officially opened an investigation into former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the state's presidential election results. The sprawling case has involved some of the biggest names in the Trump orbit, and the entire investigation stems back to a single 2021 phone call between then-President Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Murray takes viewers inside the Georgia fake electors scheme, a secret plot to seize voting data by election deniers, and the extraordinary challenges of indicting a former President. "As the 2024 election heats up, the investigation into former President Donald Trump and his allies in Georgia continues to drive news cycles and impact the political landscape," said Murray. "We spoke to people who felt the former president's wrath and pushed back on efforts to disenfranchise thousands of voters. This is the behind-the-scenes story of what, exactly, happened in Georgia – beyond the now infamous 2021 phone call." Murray added, "As the cases against Trump stack up, this isn't just a story about what happened during the last presidential race; it's a story about Donald Trump's future as a candidate, juggling his legal perils, and his quest for a second term in the White House." Featuring interviews with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, former Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, former US Attorney Michael Moore, former Georgia State Senator Jen Jordan, Georgia Election Official Gabriel Sterling, and more, this episode zooms in on the high stakes of this investigation amidst an already unprecedented moment in American history.
The Gilgo Beach Killer
11. The Gilgo Beach Killer
July 23, 2023
Investigators have identified a possible serial killer after 4 bodies were found on Gilgo Beach in New York. Who is their suspect, and how did they catch him?
Wired for Trouble
10. Wired for Trouble
July 9, 2023
CNN Anchor and podcast host Audie Cornish delves into the perils of social media and chronicles the journey of three separate families, united by their efforts to hold social media companies accountable for the content published on their platforms. Cornish's investigation focuses on the experiences of three mothers and their children who have recently filed lawsuits against Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok. Their cases are part of a larger movement, with over five-hundred families currently suing the tech giants. The families claim the companies are exposing kids to harmful content and contributing to a mental health crisis among American adolescents – one that the US Surgeon General says is driven by social media. "These families are at the forefront of a new way of thinking about the value of social media in our kids' lives," said Cornish. "And their parents are helping to fuel a movement that could shape public opinion about whether tech companies could or should be made to do more to make their product safer." Cornish conducts interviews with Matthew Bergman, the attorney representing many of these families, the neuroscientists and psychology experts Mitch Prinstein and Eva Telzer about whether social media "addiction" is real, and longtime tech journalist Kara Swisher about the debate over who and how social media use should be regulated among kids.
Deadly Adventure: Trip to the Titanic
9. Deadly Adventure: Trip to the Titanic
July 2, 2023
CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye investigates this story that has rapidly captured the world's attention. On June 18, 2023, five passengers on the Titan submersible dived 13,000 feet to view the Titanic on the ocean floor and perished in a "catastrophic implosion," authorities said Thursday, June 22. This bookended an astounding five-day international search operation near the site of the world's most famous shipwreck. Kaye unravels the timeline of events, starting with the Titan's initial descent and their last communication to the surface. As investigators continue to scour the ocean floor for debris trying to establish the circumstances of the Titan's fatal final voyage, Kaye breaks down everything we know now.
Magic Mushrooms: Can They Change Your Mind?
8. Magic Mushrooms: Can They Change Your Mind?
June 18, 2023
CNN Correspondent David Culver travels to Jamaica to explore the therapeutic benefits of medically supervised consumption of psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms. The naturally stunning landscape of Jamaica is the backdrop for a resort that hosts psychedelic retreats, where it is legal to grow and consume magic mushrooms. While this practice is legal in Jamaica and now Oregon, psilocybin mushrooms for medical use are currently illegal under US federal law. A new wave of research is shifting the narrative around the safety and efficacy of psychedelics, leading to what some call a "psychedelic renaissance" and showing promise in treating multiple conditions like depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. However, we still don't know much about how psilocybin affects the brain, and many are asking if it's too soon to offer these treatments. This episode follows a group of everyday Americans who travel to Jamaica to try psilocybin to reconnect with themselves, curb addiction, and find inner healing. "These retreat participants invited us in on what is a deeply personal and intimate journey aimed to find healing," Culver said. "In hopes of better understanding their mind-altering trips, I also wanted to see if the mushrooms might work their therapeutic magic on me. Having lived and reported through China's relentless ‘Zero-Covid' policies, including harsh and punishing lockdowns, I wondered if the medicine – as they call it – might help me better process my nearly three years isolated from family and loved ones back in the US. The mushrooms took me on a journey I did not expect." In this episode, Culver also travels to Oregon, the first state to legalize psilocybin for therapeutic purposes. As more states in the US debate legalization, Culver looks inward and considers the lessons he can learn from his deeply personal experience in Jamaica.
Indicted: The Case Against Trump
7. Indicted: The Case Against Trump
June 11, 2023
CNN Chief Investigative Correspondent and Anchor Pamela Brown goes behind the headlines and into the case against former President Donald Trump. This week, Trump was indicted on thirty-seven counts in special counsel Jack Smith's probe into the former President's handling of classified documents since he left office. The indictment is a stunning development that marks the first time a former president has faced federal charges. Brown unravels the twists and turns in this investigation, starting with the day Trump left office to the new details revealed in this indictment. Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent Paula Reid, Senior Justice Correspondent Evan Perez, Senior Reporter for Crime and Justice Katelyn Polantz, and CNN Correspondent Randi Kaye break down the incredible story. CNN Chief Legal Analyst Laura Coates, Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, and CNN Legal Analysts Elie Honig and Shan Wu describe the significance of this indictment and what it could mean for the 2024 election. Former Trump attorney Timothy Parlatore reviews the merits of this legal case. Also, CNN Senior Crime & Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz explores the looming threat of violence as law enforcement gathers in Miami ahead of Trump's first court appearance on Tuesday, June 13.
Surviving Uvalde: Inside a School Shooting
6. Surviving Uvalde: Inside a School Shooting
May 21, 2023
With new, exclusive reporting, CNN Senior Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz takes an unprecedented look inside the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, last May as the fight for answers and accountability endures. A year after the shooting at Robb Elementary School, just a handful of the hundreds of officers who responded have been held accountable. Families who lost everything still don't have a full picture of what happened and how it went so wrong. Without answers from officials in Texas, parents of Robb Elementary students who survived 77 minutes trapped with the gunman asked Prokupecz to show them the moments police finally breached the classroom and rescued their children – raw, never-released body cam footage and 911 audio that authorities refused to make public. "It's hard to put into words how difficult it has been this past year covering the school shooting in Uvalde," said Prokupecz. "It is, without a doubt, one of the toughest stories I've reported on in my career, and it's been a persistent and somber reminder of the devastating impact that gun violence can have on innocent people and communities. I hope our coverage sheds light on the undeniable work that still needs to be done to better protect children—and adults—from mass shootings, and I am humbled and grateful to the victims' families for allowing us to share their stories." In this episode, Prokupecz speaks with parents of victims, students who survived, Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin,and Texas State Senator Roland Gutierrez. Prokupecz and his reporting team were recently honored with a Peabody Award and a George Polk Award for their groundbreaking reporting in Uvalde.
What Happened to San Francisco?
5. What Happened to San Francisco?
May 14, 2023
One of America's most beloved and beautiful cities struggles with a crisis of homelessness, drugs, and crime. How did it come to this?CNN Anchor Sara Sidner examines the political and social issues plaguing the city of San Francisco, the metropolis at the center of the 1960s counterculture movement that became the center of the modern technological revolution. The City by the Bay is now at the forefront of the nation's homelessness, mental illness, and drug addiction crises. Some residents worry Northern California's largest municipality could become a so-called failed city. In this episode, Sidner goes behind the headlines in the city that she loves to meet the lawmakers and residents on the front lines of this issue. Sidner has a candid conversation with San Francisco Mayor London Breed on some of her most controversial policies and sits down with former Mayor Willie Brown, who discusses the decades-long legacy of homelessness in the Bay Area. She also spends time with mothers who have come together to fight the deadly drug problem there and talks with those struggling with homelessness and drug addiction themselves.
Shaken: Baby Powder on Trial
4. Shaken: Baby Powder on Trial
May 7, 2023
CNN Chief Investigative Correspondent and Anchor Pamela Brown investigates claims made by some of the thousands of women and men who say that Johnson & Johnson's now-discontinued talc baby powder is responsible for their cancers. Johnson & Johnson is an American institution. The corporate behemoth, worth more than 400 billion dollars, is the company behind Tylenol, Band-Aid, and Neutrogena, which can all be found in homes nationwide. Marketed both for use by children and adults, Johnson & Johnson's baby powder became one of the company's most iconic products. When allegations arose that the talc baby powder contained traces of cancerous asbestos, Johnson & Johnson vehemently denied those claims. They have consistently cited the safety of their product and said that it does not contain asbestos or cause cancer. Despite this, based on those allegations, there are nearly 40,000 lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson.In this investigation, Brown hears the powerful stories of several women suing Johnson & Johnson following their cancer diagnoses and speaks with attorneys on both sides of the case - plaintiffs' attorney Jerome Block and attorney for Johnson & Johnson Allison Brown. She also interviews Senator Dick Durbin, Chair of the Senate Judiciary, on Johnson & Johnson's attempt to create a subsidiary for its talc liabilities and limit its exposure to litigation through bankruptcy court.
The Reign Begins: Charles & Camilla
3. The Reign Begins: Charles & Camilla
April 30, 2023
CNN Anchor and National Correspondent Erica Hill previews the coronation of King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort. Featuring interviews with the foremost experts on the Royal Family and many close to the Windsors, Hill examines the past, present, and future of these new sovereigns. Hill travels to England to assemble a group of British scholars and journalists, including Kehinde Andrews, Helen Carr, Sarah Hewson, Robert Lacey, Bidisha Mamata, Jack Royston, Camilla Tominey, and Kate Williams, to debate what the monarchy means in 2023, what its new king and queen stand for, and whether this royal institution may be in jeopardy.Former staffers to the royal family, including Press Secretaries to Queen Elizabeth Ailsa Anderson and Charles Anson and Communications Secretary to then Prince Charles Kristina Kyriacou, examine the legacy of King Charles III, from his rebellious youth to his tumultuous first marriage to Princess Diana, and how his defiant nature is reflected in his son, Prince Harry. Together, they consider Camilla's complicated path to the throne and her rising level of influence. And they question whether a new generation of British citizenry will continue to support the pomp and pageantry of the crown.
How to Unscrew a Planet
2. How to Unscrew a Planet
April 23, 2023
CNN's Chief Climate Correspondent Bill Weir marks Earth Day with this captivating adventure, crossing the globe to interact with the most innovative players in the trillion-dollar race to remove carbon from the sea and sky. Since human activity has released a monster made of more than one trillion tons of carbon into the Earth's atmosphere, innovators and investors are joining the global race against time to defeat it. With tools that include everything from Icelandic geysers to humpback whales, they are putting down stakes in the most significant new industry you've never heard of.From Silicon Valley to Cambridge and aboard hot air balloons in the Swiss Alps and fishing boats in Maine, Weir searches for perspective, hope, and ideas. "If science and stone-cold evidence are telling us that the future is screwed, how do we unscrew a planet?" Weir said, explaining the show's inspiration. "I went looking for the biggest, boldest ideas in planetary repair and came back blown away, both by the scale of the challenge and the wave of new ideas being put into action every day."Weir analyzes innovative carbon removal techniques that mimic nature itself, including spraying the ocean with artificial whale feces made of volcanic ash, creating synthetic clouds made of seawater mist, and sinking carbon-absorbing seaweed buoys to the bottom of the ocean. He speaks with leading experts in their field, including Swiss explorer and environmentalist Bertrand Piccard who was the first person to complete a non-stop balloon flight around the globe, former Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government and founder of the Center for Climate Repair at Cambridge University Sir David King, and Silicon Valley titan Peter Reinhardt, who co-founded and is CEO of carbon removal tech company Charm Industrial(R).
The Trek: A Migrant Trail to America
1. The Trek: A Migrant Trail to America
April 16, 2023
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh travels with thousands of migrants through the jungles of South and Central America and tells their stories of danger, grit, and determination to make it to America.The journey through the Darien Gap is a perilous jungle crossing between Colombia and Panama that many migrants must face as they head north to seek asylum in the United States. Over five harrowing days, Paton Walsh hikes the entire 66-mile roadless route, documenting the heroism of everyday people, milked for cash by drug cartels and unwanted by any country, as they battle the dense rainforest in search of a better life. In this episode, Paton Walsh hears the heartbreaking stories of his companions on the passage, from unaccompanied children, Venezuelan university students whose classmates have been killed, and a mother carrying her disabled daughter desperate for the medicine to treat her epileptic convulsions. As they traverse the mud-packed mountain slopes and treacherously opaque riverbeds, the dangerous trek reveals the enduring humanity of those who embark on this expedition together, sharing their already limited resources with the injured and helping the elderly carry heavy cargo.
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  • Premiere Date
    April 16, 2023
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (78)