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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 our...
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), 2 secs
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), 2 secs
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American Epic, Episode 1, The Big Bang
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directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Duke Erikson, 1951-, Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017 and Allison McGourty, 1964-, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 57 mins
THE BIG BANG: In the Roaring 20s, music scouts with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. This is the Big Bang of modern popular music–the first time America hears itself.
directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Duke Erikson, 1951-, Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017 and Allison McGourty, 1964-, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 57 mins
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American Epic, Episode 2, Blood and Soil
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directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017, Allison McGourty, 1964-, Duke Erikson, 1951-, William Morgan, fl. 2017, Bill Holderman, fl. 2013 and Adam Block, fl. 2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 57 mins
BLOOD & SOIL: America’s poor–cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers–find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta Blues.
directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017, Allison McGourty, 1964-, Duke Erikson, 1951-, William Morgan, fl. 2017, Bill Holderman, fl. 2013 and Adam Block, fl. 2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 57 mins
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American Epic, Episode 4, The American Epic Sessions
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directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017, Allison McGourty, 1964-, Duke Erikson, 1951-, Bill Holderman, fl. 2013 and Adam Block, fl. 2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 57 mins
THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS: Jack White and T Bone Burnett produce an epic recording session using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the documentary.
directed by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017; produced by Bernard MacMahon, fl. 2017, Allison McGourty, 1964-, Duke Erikson, 1951-, Bill Holderman, fl. 2013 and Adam Block, fl. 2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, Wildwood Enterprises and Thirteen Productions, in American Epic, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 57 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Tecumseh’s Vision
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 mins
In the course of his brief and meteoric career, Tecumseh would become one of the greatest Native American leaders of all time, orchestrating the most ambitious pan-Indian resistance movement ever mounted on the North American continent. After his death he would live on as a potent symbol of Native pride and pan In...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 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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