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  1. Bhutto Producer Mark Siegel Reflects on Benazir Bhutto

    April 23, 2012

    Mark Siegel, co-producer of the documentary Bhutto, discusses his relationship with the former Prime Minister of Pakistan. The film, which aired last season on Independent Lens, earned a Peabody award earlier this month. Siegel and filmmaker Duane Baughman will accept the prestigious award on May 21 in New York. 

  2. Indie Lens, ITVS & PBS NewsHour Host Chat on Bhutto Doc & Women’s Leadership

    May 9, 2011

    On Wednesday, at 2pm ET / 11am PT, ITVS, Independent Lens, and PBS NewsHour will co-present a live chat on the Independent Lens documentary Bhutto and women's leadership.<a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=4f3b13c608"

  3. Flood-Ravaged Pakistan Struggles to Survive

    August 18, 2010

    The recent floods in Pakistan have taken a devastating toll on the nation, affecting as much as a quarter of the country. So far, the death rate has climbed to an estimated 2,000 and the overall damage has affected approximately 20 million Pakistanis. Women and children have been the worst affected, as millions await aid and protection. Touring the wreckage

  4. Pelosi, Other Luminaries Gather to Celebrate Bhutto

    June 30, 2010

    Dennis Palmieri is director of communications for ITVS, and led the team that produced the Washington D.C. premiere of Bhutto at the headquarters of the National Geographic Society on June 29th. He reports from the event: Last night, ITVS hosted the Washington D.C. premiere of the landmark new documentary Bhutto, about the life, career, and tragic

  5. Kashmir: An Explosive Eden

    May 17, 2010

    The ever-embattled territory of Kashmir in the Himalayas is again in the news, as representatives from Amnesty International arrived there this week to investigate reports of human rights abuses lodged against both Indian and Pakistani combatants. In the 21 years since the Muslim insurgency against Indian rule in the region erupted, between 50,000 and