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Man on Fire - Trailer

Preview: Season 20 Episode 5 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

In 2014, 79-year-old white Methodist minister drove to an empty parking lot in his old hometown of Grand Saline, Texas, and set himself on fire. He left a note on his car’s windshield calling the act his final protest against the virulent racism of the community and his country at large. Man on Fire uncovers the truth about the town’s past and what drove Moore to his shocking final act.

Aired: 12/17/18

Rating: NR

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