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Medellín: A Colombian Transformation

Season 8 Episode 802 | 26m 46s

Three decades ago Colombia’s city of Medellín was a symbol for violence and narco-trafficking. Massive government intervention and an indomitable will have transformed the city into what some call “The Paris of the Americas.” The city's arts and urban restoration are an inspiration to large cities worldwide.

Aired: 03/12/20
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
The falling water levels of Lake Powell reveal fragments of ancient peoples.
Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
Protecting whales and cultivating the friendship between people and the gentle giants.
Exploring Huelva, its surroundings and its wealth of cultural and historical influences.
Exploring the resistance and reception of Europeans to the Americas.
Explore how southwestern U.S. native peoples established the Colorado Plateau.
The natural monuments that define the territories of native peoples in New Mexico.
Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
Exploring a once booming tourist mecca that is now a nearly dead body of water.
Explore the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau.
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Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
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Exploring Huelva, its surroundings and its wealth of cultural and historical influences.
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Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
Exploring a once booming tourist mecca that is now a nearly dead body of water.
Explore the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau.