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Tanya Bell, 39, died in a 2016 Arvada fire when she couldn't escape by herself in her wheelchair. Julie Hogfeldt, 37, who cannot speak, was left home alone in a Longmont “storage” room, blocked by a large chair. Bill Pringle, 62, was told to stay in the basement and eat his meals there.

These three Coloradans are among hundreds of cases of alleged mistreatment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado each year.

"Insight with John Ferrugia: Protecting the Vulnerable" investigates this issue on Thursday, January 18 at 7pm

This week on Rocky Mountain PBS...

Finding Your Roots: Black Like Me
Tuesday, January 16 at 7pm
Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

American Experience: The Secret of Tuxedo Park
Tuesday, January 16 at 8pm
The story of the Wall Street tycoon whose radar technology helped win World War II.

Frontline: Rape on the Night Shift
Tuesday, January 16 at 9pm
An investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.

Nature: Arctic Wolf Pack
Wednesday, January 17 at 7pm
Discover the white wolf, one of the most hardened predators on the planet.

NOVA: Hagia Sophia - Istanbul's Mystery
Wednesday, January 17 at 8pm
How has this unique structure, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes?

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
Wednesday, January 17 at 9pm
A documentary that tells the stories of people and communities impacted by opioids.

Colorado Experience: Mountain Biking NEW!
Thursday, January 18 at 7:30pm
Discover the fascinating early history of mountain biking in Colorado and California.

Lost Sea Expedition: Part 3
Thursday, January 18 at 8pm
Join Bernie Harberts on his 14-month solo wagon voyage from Canada to Mexico, a modern Great Plains odyssey.

Arts District: Ride a Tree NEW!
Friday, January 19 at 8:30pm
Learn about the custom wooden bicycles designed and crafted by a Colorado woodcarver.

DCL Presents Jojo Moyes
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The NYT bestselling author introduces "Still Me." Tickets include reserved seats, signing, dessert and hardcover book.

American Masters: Lorraine Hansberry
Friday, January 19 at 9pm
Explore the life of activist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

Victoria: Warp and Weft / The Sins of the Father
Sunday, January 21 at 8pm
Discontent is growing in the country and a tragedy in Coburg plunges Albert into torment.
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Community Screenings and Discussion: The Mask You Live In

Join Rocky mountain PBS for a screening of "The Mask You Live In" followed by a community discussion about changing the culture of sexual harassment. Screenings will be held in Grand Junction 1/17, Durango 1/18, and Denver 2/5.

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Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month Event in Pueblo Features RMPBS Program 1/16

The Alliance to Combat Human Trafficking-Pueblo will be screening and discussing the RMPBS program, "Traded and Trafficked" at Pueblo's Rawlings Public Library Tuesday, January 16th at 6:30pm.

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