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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1, The Black Atlantic: 1500-1800
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'The Black Atlantic' explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented '20-and-odd' slaves who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave tra...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4, Making a Way Out of No Way: 1897-1940
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'Making a Way Out of No Way' portrays the Jim Crow era, when African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans left the South, fleeing the threat of racial violence and searching for opportun...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Politics of the New South
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in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa (Public Broadcasting Service), 26 mins
We return to Clarkston, Georgia to follow unlikely candidates in the city’s 2013 local election, as three Mayoral and City Council candidates are former refugees who will be running for office—and voting—for the first time. These new American candidates were inspired to run for office after screening and par...
in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa (Public Broadcasting Service), 26 mins
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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 2, Island of Warriors
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directed by Ross Tuttle, fl. 2001; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Ross Tuttle, fl. 2001, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
Pacific Islanders serve in the U.S. military in disproportionally high numbers, and have suffered the highest casualty rates in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We visit Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, to speak to some of the island’s veterans. The men and women here are American citizens and serve in ou...
directed by Ross Tuttle, fl. 2001; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Ross Tuttle, fl. 2001, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 3, Our Private Idaho
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directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
American suburbs are becoming more diverse, but the "exurbs" that surround them remain overwhelmingly white. In fact, while whites account for only 6% of total U.S. population growth, they make up 73% of growth in exurban areas. We visit Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - a town that successfully ousted the Aryan Nations in...
directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
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America in Primetime, Episode 1, Man of the House
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produced by Documentary Group and WETA Productions, in America in Primetime, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
Man of the House showcases the evolution of men from the kings of their castles in classic family sitcoms to more intricate, conflicted figures in modern shows. It features Father Knows Best.
produced by Documentary Group and WETA Productions, in America in Primetime, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
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American Experience, New York: The Center of the World
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produced by Ric Burns, 1955-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 2 hours 59 mins
This final chapter of the acclaimed series NEW YORK: A DOCUMENTARY FILM provides a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following 9/11, reaching back to when the idea of a "world trade center" was first conceived and the towers were constructed. Explore the physical, economic, and symbolic aftermath o...
produced by Ric Burns, 1955-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 2 hours 59 mins
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American Experience, JFK: Part One
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
Part One follows JFK's rise to power. Jack Kennedy first bursts onto the national stage as a war hero, and with his congressional win, Kennedy rises in power and influence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience, Part 3, The Abolitionists - Part 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6, The Great War: Part One
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffra...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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