Ryan White

director of “Good Night Oppy”

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director and producer of “Assassins”

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A new documentary tells the story of Opportunity, a NASA rover that exceeded expectations, and explored and analyzed the planet’s surface for nearly 15 years.

NASA’s Opportunity rover: 15 years, thousands of photos, incredible bond with scientists

A new documentary tells the story of Opportunity, a NASA rover that exceeded expectations, and explored and analyzed the planet’s surface for nearly 15 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new documentary, “Assassins,” delves into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

‘The most diabolical masterminds’: Documentary director on how 2 women killed Kim Jong-un’s half brother

A new documentary, “Assassins,” delves into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The seven-part documentary series “The Keepers” follows the 1969 unsolved murder case of Catherine Cesnik, a 26-year-old nun and teacher in Baltimore.

‘The Keepers' filmmaker seeks justice for victims abused by Baltimore priest

The seven-part documentary series “The Keepers” follows the 1969 unsolved murder case of Catherine Cesnik, a 26-year-old nun and teacher in Baltimore.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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