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MSNBC Documentaries connects you to stories that shape our culture, entertain and inform you. From socially trending ideas, to tales ripped from the headlines and found under the radar, these are the important issues reverberating through our lives today.  

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March 3, 1991

March 3, 1991

10/28/16 11:13AM

On the same day in 1991, Rodney King is brutally beaten by four police officers, a plane flight en route to Colorado Springs suddenly crashes, and Gen. Schwarzkopf successfully negotiates cease-fire terms with the Iraqis in the Persian Gulf War. watch

In Other News: Gov. Sanford

In Other News: Gov. Sanford

10/26/16 09:52AM

As the country mourned the deaths of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett, in South Carolina a big story was breaking about the Governor. watch

October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012

10/21/16 01:56PM

October 22, 2012: Four years ago, President Obama and Gov. Romney faced off in the third presidential debate, Lance Armstrong was officially banned from Cycling for doping, and tropical storm Sandy formed in the Caribbean—two days before it becomes a hurricane. watch

The Pets.com Phenomenon

The Pets.com Phenomenon

10/19/16 12:09PM

The popular site, Pets.com announced they were shutting operations, just hours before the results of the 2000 Election came rolling in. “In Other News: Breaking Chad” airs Saturday at 9pm ET. watch

In Other News: Breaking Chad

In Other News: Breaking Chad

10/19/16 11:52AM

As Lester Holt says, “the biggest story can no longer become the biggest story in a matter of seconds.” That was certainly the case on election night, 2000. “In Other News: Breaking Chad” airs Saturday at 9pm ET. watch

October 11, 1975

October 11, 1975

10/14/16 05:24PM

October 11, 1975: Saturday Night Live premieres, Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton wed, and “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen becomes a hit—this day is one for the books. “In Other News”, a new MSNBC Originals show, where sometimes the headline, isn’t the headline. watch

In Other News: Rodney King Plea

In Other News: Rodney King Plea

10/11/16 10:41AM

May 1, 1992, as Rodney King made a plea for peace in South L.A., in Northern California a group of high school students are fearing for their lives. watch

A Country Chooses: Race & Gender

A Country Chooses: Race & Gender

07/13/16 11:19AM

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running two entirely different campaigns with very different groups of supporters. See how race and gender are defining this historic battle for the White House in MSNBC’s Original Documentary "A Country Chooses," premiering Friday 7/15 at 11pm ET. watch

Caught On Camera: Race & Justice

Caught On Camera: Race & Justice – Walter Scott

06/08/16 10:05AM

Feidin Santana captures the shooting of Walter Scott on camera, and he decides to give it to the Scott family after reading a police statement about the incident. Caught on Camera: Race & Justice premieres this Saturday at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

When Hillary met Bill

When Hillary met Bill

04/22/16 10:16PM

Watch as the relationship between Bill and Hillary Clinton evolves during the MSNBC documentary, "Hillary Clinton: It Takes a Country." watch

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