America Undercover

America Undercover

"America Undercover" is a series of documentaries that airs on the cable television network HBO. [cite news |first=Jim |last=Rutenberg |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Seamy or Serious, It's Now Center Stage |url= |work=The New York Times |publisher= |date= 2001-03-21 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ] Within the series are several sub-series, such as "Autopsy" and "Taxicab Confessions". The series began in 1984 [cite news |first= Robin |last= Finn |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Want Pathos, Pain and Courage? Get Real |page= A1 |url= |work= The New York Times |publisher= |date= 2001-04-15 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ] and, after a brief time being broadcast weekly in 2001, [cite news |first= John |last= Dempsey |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= HBO set to strip `Undercover'|url=|work= Variety |publisher= |date= 2000-12-18 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ] is now broadcast once per month. [cite press release |title= New 'America Undercover' Weekly Documentary Series Scheduled for 11 Consecutive Sundays on HBO Beginning March 11
publisher= Time Warner |url=,20812,668403,00.html|date= 2001-01-19 |accessdate= 2007-11-13
] In 2006, episodes began being rebroadcast on A&E Network. [cite news |first= Michael|last= Schneider |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= A&E goes 'Undercover' |url= |work= |publisher= Variety |date= 2006-02-01 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ]

Over the years, episodes have covered numerous controversial subjects such as abortion, [cite news |first= Lon |last= Grahnke |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= `Abortion' examines the agony of choice |url= |work= Chicago Sun-Times |publisher= |date= 1992-05-05 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ] organized crime, [cite news |first= Rick |last= Marin |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= America Undercover Mob Stories |url= |work= Variety |publisher= |date= 1993-03-08 |accessdate=2007-11-13 ] and pedophilia.


External links

* [ HBO America Undercover site]

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