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INDEPENDENT LENS : Accept the Call

Monday, January 20, 2020, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

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INLE 2106 Accept the Call Ep Main

A Somalian father living in the U.S. strives to understand why his son would try to join ISIS.

  • Airdate(s): 1/19/2020, 5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
  • INLE #: 2106
  • Original Broadcast: 1/20/2020

Episode Description

Yusuf Abdurahman, who left Somalia as a refugee 25 years ago, has his worst fear realized when his son is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting. Follow Yusuf as he strives to understand why his child would leave America and attempt to join ISIS.


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  • "Accept the Call" Premieres on INDEPENDENT LENS Monday, January 20, 2020 on PBS and PBS.org

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