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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7, Surviving Year One
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directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other nation, and the biggest portion goes towards pregnancy and childbirth. Despite that, the nation ranks 56th lowest in the world for infant mortality. To find out more about this critical issue, we visit Rochester, New York—where babies are dying at a rate almost t...
directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
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Facing Suicide
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directed by James Barrat, fl. 2011-2015 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 24 mins
Facing Suicide combines the poignant personal stories of people impacted by suicide with profiles of scientists at the forefront of research to reveal new insights into one of America’s most pressing mental health crises. Shining a light on this difficult topic can destigmatize suicide while revealing that there...
directed by James Barrat, fl. 2011-2015 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 24 mins
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Frontline, Outbreak
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directed by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018; produced by Sasha Achilli, fl. 2011-2015, Lu Olkowski, fl. 2014-2015, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
Why wasn't the Ebola outbreak stopped? When the largest Ebola outbreak on record began to devastate West Africa, why did it take so long for the world to respond? This film tells the vivid, inside story of how and why the Ebola outbreak in West Africa wasn't stopped before it was too late, drawing on revelatory an...
directed by Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018; produced by Sasha Achilli, fl. 2011-2015, Lu Olkowski, fl. 2014-2015, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Daniel Edge, fl. 2004-2018, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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Frontline, Season 2020, Episode 16, Coronavirus Pandemic: A Tale of Two Washingtons
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directed by Miles O'Brien, 1959-; produced by Miles O'Brien, 1959-, Caleb Hellerman, fl. 2020 and Kate McMahon, fl. 2010, WGBH Boston, in Frontline, Season 2020, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 54 mins
A special report on the government response to the coronavirus and the human toll investigates the federal response versus Washington State, the outbreak’s U.S. epicenter; and in the Midwest, how the outbreak impacts poor children.
directed by Miles O'Brien, 1959-; produced by Miles O'Brien, 1959-, Caleb Hellerman, fl. 2020 and Kate McMahon, fl. 2010, WGBH Boston, in Frontline, Season 2020, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 54 mins
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The Gene Doctors
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directed by Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987; produced by Cara Feinberg, fl. 2010 and Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987, RCSR Productions and Tangled Bank Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 54 mins
Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease. Most of these illnesses are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers—call them gene doctors—is starting to win battles. Through intimate st...
directed by Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987; produced by Cara Feinberg, fl. 2010 and Rob Whittlesey, fl. 1987, RCSR Productions and Tangled Bank Studios (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 54 mins
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If Everyone Knew
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directed by Imogen Harrison, fl. 2018; produced by Alice Popplewell, fl. 2021, Article 1 Production (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 24 mins
One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, but many women feel ashamed to speak about it. If Everyone Knew documents three women’s journeys with baby loss. They tell their personal stories to encourage wider understanding and acceptance.
directed by Imogen Harrison, fl. 2018; produced by Alice Popplewell, fl. 2021, Article 1 Production (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 24 mins
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Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History, Part 1, Part 1: Dawn of the Modern Age of Genetics
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Chris Durrance, fl. 2010, Lily Garrison, fl. 2011 and Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 54 mins

Gene: An Intimate History interweaves the story of the revolution in modern genetic science with stories from the frontlines of medicine, featuring patients, and researchers racing to cure the errors in their DNA that afflict them.

Part One interweaves the present-day story of the Rosens, a young family on an odys...

directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Chris Durrance, fl. 2010, Lily Garrison, fl. 2011 and Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 54 mins
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The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science
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directed by Christopher Loren Ewers, fl. 2011, Erik Ewers, fl. 1994 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Christopher Loren Ewers, fl. 2011, Erik Ewers, fl. 1994 and Julie Coffman, fl. 2011, Ewers Brothers Productions and Florentine Films; performed by Kevin Conway, 1942-, Sam Waterston, 1940- and Tom Hanks, 1956- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 56 mins
This film tells the story of William Worrall Mayo, an English immigrant who began practicing medicine with his sons Will and Charlie in the late 1800s in Rochester, Minnesota.
directed by Christopher Loren Ewers, fl. 2011, Erik Ewers, fl. 1994 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Christopher Loren Ewers, fl. 2011, Erik Ewers, fl. 1994 and Julie Coffman, fl. 2011, Ewers Brothers Productions and Florentine Films; performed by Kevin Conway, 1942-, Sam Waterston, 1940- and Tom Hanks, 1956- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 56 mins
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NOVA, Series 45, Episode 9, Transplanting Hope
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directed by Niobe Thompson, 1973-; produced by Elizabeth Arledge, fl. 1984-2017 and Rosvita Dransfeld, fl. 2003, National Film Board of Canada, WGBH Educational Foundation and Gurney Street Films, in NOVA, Series 45, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
NOVA: Transplanting Hope. Every ten minutes, another person in the U.S. is added to the waiting list for an organ transplant, joining more than 100,000 others. And a dire shortage of organs means every opportunity for a transplant has to count. With extraordinary access to patients and transplant teams, NOVA takes...
directed by Niobe Thompson, 1973-; produced by Elizabeth Arledge, fl. 1984-2017 and Rosvita Dransfeld, fl. 2003, National Film Board of Canada, WGBH Educational Foundation and Gurney Street Films, in NOVA, Series 45, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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A PBS American Portrait Story, Episode 1, In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story
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directed by Craig D'Entrone, fl. 1997; produced by Dave Sirulnick, 1964-, Jon Kamen, fl. 1998 and Craig D'Entrone, fl. 1997, in A PBS American Portrait Story, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
Through personal stories, photographs and videos, people across America share their firsthand stories of how the global coronavirus pandemic has affected their lives, our nation, and how it has brought us all together.
directed by Craig D'Entrone, fl. 1997; produced by Dave Sirulnick, 1964-, Jon Kamen, fl. 1998 and Craig D'Entrone, fl. 1997, in A PBS American Portrait Story, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
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