JULY EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS FROM "OUR AMERICA WITH LISA LING" ON OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
Upcoming Episodes Explore Topics Ranging from Native American Youth to Arranged Marriages to Americans Facing Poverty for the First Time
This July, three new one-hour episodes of the popular docu-series "Our America with Lisa Ling" will air as part of the show's summer season, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Please find below episode descriptions.
Episode: Life on the Rez
Tuesday, July 10 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)
Host Lisa Ling travels to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dako ta to explore the challenges facing Native American youths living there and in the surrounding area. Viewers meet the people who are seeking both modern and traditional solutions to improve life on the reservation. By exploring their cultural roots, these young people are working hard to give the next generation a chance at a brighter future.
Episode: Holy Matrimonies
Tuesday, July 17 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)
For most Americans, first comes love and then comes marriage. But for some, it's the opposite. Host Lisa Ling explores arranged marriage in modern America and investigates whether they are archaic and loveless or a rational approach to life-long commitment.
Episode: The Lost American Dream
(P) Tuesday, July 24 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)
In the wake of the Great Recession, America's middle class emerges as the face of the new poverty. Host Lisa Ling travelsacross the country to meet those forced by the aftershocks of the economic crisis to downsize their lives and reassess their American Dream.