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THE 42nd NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMYS®

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Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

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Father Soldier Son

Netflix
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FRONTLINE

Inside Italy’s COVID War
PBS
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FRONTLINE

United States of Conspiracy
PBS
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HBO Documentary Films

Stockton on My Mind
HBO
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Independent Lens

Belly of the Beast
PBS
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The Trade

Showtime

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

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Kingdom of Silence

Showtime
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The Perfect Weapon

HBO
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POV

Advocate
PBS
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POV

Softie
PBS
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The Way I See It

MSNBC

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

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Independent Lens

Rewind
PBS
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Not Done: Women Remaking America

PBS
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POV

The Rescue List
PBS
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This Ain't Normal

VOD
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With Drawn Arms

Starz

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

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Athlete A

Netflix
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Finding Yingying

Pluto TV
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FRONTLINE

Return From ISIS
PBS
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HBO Documentary Films

Agents of Chaos
HBO
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HBO Documentary Films

Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Election
HBO

Outstanding Historical Documentary

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Challenger: The Final Flight

Netflix
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CNN Films

John Lewis: Good Trouble
CNN
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FRONTLINE

Once Upon A Time In Iraq
PBS
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HBO Documentary Films

The Art of Political Murder
HBO
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HBO Documentary Films

Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn
HBO

Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary

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CNN Films

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
CNN
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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

PBS
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Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

Netflix
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POV

Our Time Machine
PBS
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The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

Peacock

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

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Connected: The Hidden Science of Everything

Netflix
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Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History

PBS
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NOVA

Human Nature
PBS
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Pandemic

Netflix
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Secrets of the Solar System

Mars
CuriosityStream
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The Surgeon's Cut

Netflix

Outstanding Nature Documentary

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Jade Eyed Leopard

National Geographic Wild
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Jane Goodall: The Hope

National Geographic
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The Last Ice

National Geographic
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Nature

Cuba's Wild Revolution
PBS
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NOVA

Nature's Fear Factor
PBS

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

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CNN Films

Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer
CNN
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FRONTLINE

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos
PBS
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FRONTLINE in partnership with Financial Times

Opioids, Inc.
PBS
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Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller

Scams
National Geographic
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VOCES

Building the American Dream
PBS
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The Wall Street Journal

31 Days in March: The Month Coronavirus Unraveled American Business
Wall Street Journal

Outstanding Short Documentary

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Church and the Fourth Estate

Field of Vision
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FRONTLINE in partnership with The Marshall Project, WORLD Channel

Tutwiler
PBS
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The New Yorker Documentary

When Humanitarian Aid Is Considered a Crime
The New Yorker | Condé Nast Entertainment
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Op-Docs

Dying in Your Mother's Arms
The New York Times
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POV Shorts

The Love Bugs
PBS

Best Documentary

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Athlete A

Netflix
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Born To Be

VOD
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FRONTLINE

Once Upon A Time In Iraq
PBS
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Independent Lens

Belly of the Beast
PBS
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POV

Advocate
PBS
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The Trade

Showtime