Beatriz Rendon talks education equality and classroom innovation

Host and New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter talks to Beatriz Rendon, the vice president of Educational Outreach at ASU and CEO of its Preparatory Academy. They focus on ensuring equitable access to great education for all Americans, and the innovations required to create a stronger connection between all stages of education for each child.

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Annette Bening to receive Career Achievement Honor at the '19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards'

Investigate one of the greatest moral dilemmas of the 21st century

In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.

'Independent Lens' tells unforgettable stories about people and history

The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.