Truth and Power

Truth and Power
What happens when private institutions and governments abuse their power and break the public trust? Pivot's new investigative documentary series, Truth and Power, executive produced by award-winning filmmaker Brian Knappenberger (The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz) and narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Maggie Gyllenhaal, explores that question while separating fact from misinformation.The 10-part series highlights the stories of ordinary people going to extraordinary lengths to expose large-scale abuses of power: from corporations receiving lucrative government contracts for dangerous private prisons to governments using data-gathering technology to scoop up huge amounts of information about their citizens. Using probing interviews, original footage, and newly unearthed documents, the series unpacks the timely issues of security, surveillance, and profiteering in the digital age. The ten-part series highlights the stories of ordinary people going to extraordinary lengths to expose large-scale injustice.

Most Recent Episode: Truth and Power Season 1 Episode 10: Flying Robots (Air Date: 3/25/2016)

Premiere Date: January 22, 2016
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Air Time: 10:00 pm
Country: US
Air Day: Friday

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