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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: 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: 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: 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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Hybrid
Welcome to the American Midwest: land of corn, and visionary farmers like Milford Beeghly. Beginning in the 1930s, his company "Beeghly's Best Hybrids" worked to develop genetically enhanced corn. Beeghly's grandson, filmmaker Monteith McCollum, combines interviews, archival footage and animation...
Air date: 07/09/2002
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1468973704/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Welcome to the American Midwest: land of corn, and visionary farmers like Milford Beeghly. Beginning in the 1930s, his company "Beeghly's Best Hybrids" worked to develop genetically enhanced corn. Beeghly's grandson, filmmaker Monteith McCollum, combines interviews, archival footage and animation... /episodes/get/2780 /episode/2780 POV: Hybrid /episode-player/2780
Ars Magna
Enter into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with Cory Calhoun, who took the first three lines of Hamlet's "To Be or Not to Be" soliloquy and made them into what's been called the "world's greatest anagram." This film received a 2009 Emmy nomination for New Approaches to News...
Air date: 02/29/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1255057910/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Enter into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with Cory Calhoun, who took the first three lines of Hamlet's "To Be or Not to Be" soliloquy and made them into what's been called the "world's greatest anagram." This film received a 2009 Emmy nomination for New Approaches to News... /episodes/get/8091 /episode/8091 POV: Ars Magna /episode-player/8091
Campaign
This is democracy - Japanese style. Campaign provides an insider's view of Japanese electoral politics in this portrait of a man plucked from obscurity to run for a critical seat on a suburban city council. Kazuhiko "Yama-san" Yamauchi allows his life to be turned upside down as he pursues the...
Air date: 07/29/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1175292142/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This is democracy - Japanese style. Campaign provides an insider's view of Japanese electoral politics in this portrait of a man plucked from obscurity to run for a critical seat on a suburban city council. Kazuhiko "Yama-san" Yamauchi allows his life to be turned upside down as he pursues the... /episodes/get/2765 /episode/2765 POV: Campaign /episode-player/2765
City of Cranes
Cranes dominate our skylines, yet few people ever notice them. Spending most of their time alone up in the crane, crane operators seem to merge with their machines, becoming invisible to passers-by. City of Cranes takes the viewer hundreds of feet above the ground to hear the insights of crane...
Air date: 08/18/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1218548309/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Cranes dominate our skylines, yet few people ever notice them. Spending most of their time alone up in the crane, crane operators seem to merge with their machines, becoming invisible to passers-by. City of Cranes takes the viewer hundreds of feet above the ground to hear the insights of crane... /episodes/get/2766 /episode/2766 POV: City of Cranes /episode-player/2766
Nutkin's Last Stand
Something is rotten in England. A plague of North American grey squirrels threatens the beloved native red squirrel. The English are up in arms, and a band of patriots - including lords, priests, artists and farmers - has come together to fight back against the grey menace.
Air date: 08/18/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1218287527/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Something is rotten in England. A plague of North American grey squirrels threatens the beloved native red squirrel. The English are up in arms, and a band of patriots - including lords, priests, artists and farmers - has come together to fight back against the grey menace. /episodes/get/2803 /episode/2803 POV: Nutkin's Last Stand /episode-player/2803
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