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INDEPENDENT LENS : Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Monday, June 15, 2020, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

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INLE Recorder Ep Main

Look inside the life of a radical activist who videotaped everything on television for 30 years.

  • Airdate(s): 6/14/2020, 6:00 - 7:30 PM ET
  • INLE #: 2118
  • Original Broadcast: 6/15/2020

Episode Description

Activist Marion Stokes secretly recorded American television 24 hours a day from 1975 to 2012, creating an invaluable comprehensive archive of the media. Her 70,000 VHS tapes reveal how television shaped – and continues to shape – our world.


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  • "Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project" Premieres on INDEPENDENT LENS Monday, June 15, 2020 on PBS and PBS.org

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