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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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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
A Healing Art
Artificial eye makers combine artistry, skill and compassion to rekindle hope for their patients and families. Each eye is a work of art created to be as unique as the individual who wears it. Follow the compelling journey of several patients from a state of fear to a place of hope as they are...
Air date: 09/17/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1264245323/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artificial eye makers combine artistry, skill and compassion to rekindle hope for their patients and families. Each eye is a work of art created to be as unique as the individual who wears it. Follow the compelling journey of several patients from a state of fear to a place of hope as they are... /episodes/get/2754 /episode/2754 POV: A Healing Art /episode-player/2754
So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away
The film tells the story of a determined group of teenagers who, more than two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated their homes and scattered their families, return to New Orleans alone and struggle to graduate from high school. A touching and shocking story of the abandoned children of...
Air date: 09/22/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1248776069/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The film tells the story of a determined group of teenagers who, more than two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated their homes and scattered their families, return to New Orleans alone and struggle to graduate from high school. A touching and shocking story of the abandoned children of... /episodes/get/2813 /episode/2813 POV: So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away /episode-player/2813
Behind the Lens - The Way We Get By
Filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly talk about their film, The Way We Get By, which takes an intimate look at three elderly troop greeters in Maine, one of whom is Gaudet's mother Joan. The filmmakers talk about how they became close to the characters, what sending a loved one off to war...
Air date: 11/10/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1327175215/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly talk about their film, The Way We Get By, which takes an intimate look at three elderly troop greeters in Maine, one of whom is Gaudet's mother Joan. The filmmakers talk about how they became close to the characters, what sending a loved one off to war... /episodes/get/2759 /episode/2759 POV: Behind the Lens - The Way We Get By /episode-player/2759
Reflecting on Re: Vietnam
In 1996 POV launched a groundbreaking website, Re: Vietnam | Stories Since the War, which was a place for personal accounts about Vietnam's legacy. It was a companion site to the POV/PBS broadcast of the Academy Award-winning documentary Maya Lin: A Clear Strong Vision, about the creator of the...
Air date: 11/12/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1329921908/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 1996 POV launched a groundbreaking website, Re: Vietnam | Stories Since the War, which was a place for personal accounts about Vietnam's legacy. It was a companion site to the POV/PBS broadcast of the Academy Award-winning documentary Maya Lin: A Clear Strong Vision, about the creator of the... /episodes/get/2808 /episode/2808 POV: Reflecting on Re: Vietnam /episode-player/2808
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