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Life After Hate
Former white supremacist Christian Picciolini was a teenager looking for identity and purpose when he joined a neo-Nazi group where he remained for nearly a decade. He eventually left the group, and now is an anti-hate activist and has written the new memoir, White American Youth: My Descent into America's Most Violent Hate Movement and How I Got Out.

Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 1:00pm


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Jan 18, 2018
A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini spent eight years as a member of a violent, white power skinhead group. He eventually withdrew and co-founded a nonprofit to help extremists disengage.

Jan 17, 2018
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Medical journalist Jeanne Lenzer warns that implanted medical devices are approved with far less scrutiny and testing than drugs. As a result, she says, some have caused harm and even death.

Jan 17, 2018
'Black Mirror' And 'Electric Dreams' Prove It: The Anthology Show Is Back

Critic David Bianculli says both shows are part of the revival of a TV genre that's been dormant for too long. "The beauty of the anthology series is that anything could happen," he says.

Jan 16, 2018
'Assassination Of Gianni Versace' Offers A Juicy Take On Serious Issues

The new season of the FX anthology series American Crime Story revisits the 1997 murder of the Italian designer. John Powers says the show presents a moving portrait of homophobia in 1990s America.

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'The Crown' Creator Sees Britain's Royals As 'Just A Regular Family'

In his Netflix series, Peter Morgan explores the shame, regret and "misdemeanors of the past" that haunt the House of Windsor.

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