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Good Soil Air date: 03-12-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365196665/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 1983 the German energy giant RWE started digging for coal in the Garzweiler II pit. Since then 16 villages around the mine have been resettled. Against all odds, brothers Helmut and Joachim Meier run the nursery they built 30 years ago until the very end. Life is grey and lonesome, but there's... /episodes/get/12102 /episode/12102 POV: Good Soil /episode-player/12102
American Promise Air date: 02-04-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365165683/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In American Promise, African-American parents Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson film their son and his friend, who attend one of the country’s most prestigious private schools. /episodes/get/11653 /episode/11653 POV: American Promise /episode-player/11653
Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special Air date: 11-29-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365128891/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Listening Is an Act of Love features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project. Each story reflects StoryCorps founder Dave Isay's fundamental belief: "We can learn so much about the people all around us –even about the people we already know – just by taking the time to have... /episodes/get/10989 /episode/10989 POV: Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special /episode-player/10989
StoryCorps Shorts: Me and You Air date: 11-28-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365176430/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott, revealing something about her early life that sheds new light on his adoption. As they express their profound love for one another, Scott touchingly recalls how he came out to her and expresses his trepidation about the future. /episodes/get/11777 /episode/11777 POV: StoryCorps Shorts: Me and You /episode-player/11777
StoryCorps Shorts: Making It Air date: 11-28-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365175395/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda grew up on Chicago’s West Side. He is the oldest of four siblings raised by a single mom. As a boy, Noe watched his family struggle and decided to help. Noe told Alex Fernandez, his high school economics teacher, about launching his first business venture — selling... /episodes/get/11746 /episode/11746 POV: StoryCorps Shorts: Making It /episode-player/11746
StoryCorps Shorts: Marking the Distance Air date: 11-01-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365109863/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false When Gweneviere Mann, a San Francisco native living in New York, lost her short-term memory following surgery to remove a brain tumor, she was forced to navigate life in a new way. Every day brought new puzzles: Where was she? Who was the person talking to her? With the support of her boyfriend,... /episodes/get/10760 /episode/10760 POV: StoryCorps Shorts: Marking the Distance /episode-player/10760
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a.k.a. Don Bonus
A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on himself. Under the guidance of veteran filmmaker Spencer Nakasako, Sokly Don Bonus Ny offers a stark look at coming of age in San Francisco's inner city where he confronts the reality of the American Dream.
Air date: 06/25/1996
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365046974/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on himself. Under the guidance of veteran filmmaker Spencer Nakasako, Sokly Don Bonus Ny offers a stark look at coming of age in San Francisco's inner city where he confronts the reality of the American Dream. /episodes/get/9787 /episode/9787 POV: a.k.a. Don Bonus /episode-player/9787
Girls Like Us
During the four years of shooting this late '90s teen chronicle in South Philadelphia, Raelene tackles parenting, Anna struggles with sexuality, De'Yona grapples with loss and Lisa wrestles with relationships. Filmmakers Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio render a portrait that celebrates the...
Air date: 07/22/1997
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1650892750/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false During the four years of shooting this late '90s teen chronicle in South Philadelphia, Raelene tackles parenting, Anna struggles with sexuality, De'Yona grapples with loss and Lisa wrestles with relationships. Filmmakers Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio render a portrait that celebrates the... /episodes/get/12035 /episode/12035 POV: Girls Like Us /episode-player/12035
Kelly Loves Tony
She's a straight-A student; he's trying to leave gang life behind. A camcorder becomes both witness and confidante for these markedly singular yet utterly typical teens as they self-document the trials of growing up too fast and too soon in urban America.
Air date: 06/30/1998
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365044429/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false She's a straight-A student; he's trying to leave gang life behind. A camcorder becomes both witness and confidante for these markedly singular yet utterly typical teens as they self-document the trials of growing up too fast and too soon in urban America. /episodes/get/9786 /episode/9786 POV: Kelly Loves Tony /episode-player/9786
Butterfly
Can one person really make a difference? In December 1997, Julia Hill climbed a thousand-year-old redwood tree vowing to not come down until it was saved from being clear-cut. She lived 180 feet off the ground for more than two years, galvanizing an already intense dispute over the fate of Northern...
Air date: 06/30/2000
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1468939554/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Can one person really make a difference? In December 1997, Julia Hill climbed a thousand-year-old redwood tree vowing to not come down until it was saved from being clear-cut. She lived 180 feet off the ground for more than two years, galvanizing an already intense dispute over the fate of Northern... /episodes/get/2763 /episode/2763 POV: Butterfly /episode-player/2763
American Gypsy
It is one man's obsessive pursuit of justice and dignity that led Jasmine Dellal into the Gypsies' hidden thousand-year-old culture. Charming and outspoken, Spokane resident Jimmy Marks defies widely held stereotypes-and his own people's code of secrecy-to unlock a Romani world in America and tell...
Air date: 08/29/2000
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2233714537/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It is one man's obsessive pursuit of justice and dignity that led Jasmine Dellal into the Gypsies' hidden thousand-year-old culture. Charming and outspoken, Spokane resident Jimmy Marks defies widely held stereotypes-and his own people's code of secrecy-to unlock a Romani world in America and tell... /episodes/get/2756 /episode/2756 POV: American Gypsy /episode-player/2756
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