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Muscle Shoals/Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hirano Story (#1517)

Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative music. [116 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

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Series Description: This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. INDEPENDENT LENS features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. The series is supported by interactive companion Web sites and national publicity and community engagement campaigns.

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