Can't Go Home-Episode 112
Snap Judgment circumnavigates the globe to discover why some people can’t go home.
If you're a Syrian citizen named Mohamad Al-Baghdadi, immediately after 9/11 might not be the best time to board a plane without your green card. But Mohamad thinks, "Hey, what's the big deal?"
He's about to find out . . .
Produced by Glynn Washington and Stephanie Foo
When Vicki Crooks was five years old, her parents lured her out of school in Bolivia with promises of a trip to Disneyland. They never made it. Nineteen years later, Vicki reveals the story of a family trapped between two worlds.
Vicki's situation is a common one. The DREAM Act is a bipartisan legislation recently introduced into congress that would grant amnesty to people from foreign countries who were brought her as young children. Check it out here.
Produced by Rita Daniels
Michael Pearl decided to reconnect to his Jewish heritage. He booked a trip to Poland, where his family lived before the holocaust. Mike sought out the cemetery where his great-grandparents lay buried, but wound up uncovering some strange and ugly truths.
Following are some of the pictures referenced in the journey:
-The town of Raciąż.
-A barely-visible headstone.
-A picture of the samaritan giving Mike's driver directions.
Produced by Stephanie Foo
In 1975, the city of Saigon fell under brutal attack by the Viet Cong. One woman decided that the only path to save her family ran directly through the approaching North Vietnamese army...
Produced by Mark Ristich