The history of slavery did not begin in the cotton fields. It has been going on since the dawn of humanity. Part 1 of this four-part documentary series investigates how Africa became the epicenter of human trafficking.
The weekly half-hour program delivers in-depth reporting on topical political issues and newsworthy events. Revealing the story behind the stories, "Close up" is informative, gripping and visually powerful.
People around the globe are witnessing the disintegration of an oil-rich country. Venezuela had the world's fourth-highest per-capita income in 1950. Now it's being ripped apart by record levels of poverty.
The USS Ronald Reagan cruised into a radioactive cloud from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011. Sailors on the aircraft carrier were exposed to radiation. This documentary looks at the event and what came before it.