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A Long Row in Fertile Ground (with Studio Discussion) Air date: 07-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365285340/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England’s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers... /episodes/get/12903 /episode/12903 WGBY Documentaries: A Long Row in Fertile Ground (with Studio Discussion) /episode-player/12903
A Long Row in Fertile Ground Air date: 07-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287191/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England’s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers... /episodes/get/12906 /episode/12906 WGBY Documentaries: A Long Row in Fertile Ground /episode-player/12906
The Fire Within: Potter Tim Scull from the Canton Clay Works Air date: 03-26-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365207025/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artist Tim Scull has actively pursued ceramics for 30 years. In 2000, he opened Canton Clay Works, one of New England ’s premier ceramic facilities. Tim invited WGBY to explore his craft, and over the course of several days we captured the magic that occurs where creativity meets chemistry. /episodes/get/12227 /episode/12227 WGBY Documentaries: The Fire Within: Potter Tim Scull from the Canton Clay Works /episode-player/12227
2014 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Air date: 03-23-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365201366/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The 63rd Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade from Holyoke, MA on Sunday, March 23, 2014 /episodes/get/12212 /episode/12212 WGBY Documentaries: 2014 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade /episode-player/12212
Radical Idea: UMass Amherst & America's Education Revolution Air date: 11-11-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365117505/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Hosted... /episodes/get/10871 /episode/10871 WGBY Documentaries: Radical Idea: UMass Amherst & America's Education Revolution /episode-player/10871
2013 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Air date: 03-17-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2349608160/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The 62nd Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade /episodes/get/8275 /episode/8275 WGBY Documentaries: 2013 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade /episode-player/8275
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The Polish Americans
Within the gloriously diverse rainbow of cultures that make up western New England, the Polish-American community stands strong and proud. This fascinating exploration of the history of Polish immigrants in the Connecticut River Valley is replete with vibrant images of this still thriving community...
Air date: 08/15/1998
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365024413/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Within the gloriously diverse rainbow of cultures that make up western New England, the Polish-American community stands strong and proud. This fascinating exploration of the history of Polish immigrants in the Connecticut River Valley is replete with vibrant images of this still thriving community... /episodes/get/9465 /episode/9465 WGBY Documentaries: The Polish Americans /episode-player/9465
Where the Earth Meets the Sky:The Glassworks of Josh Simpson
The world-famous glass-artist visionary is showcased in this WGBY production that lets viewers Witness the creation of one of Simpson's signature "Megaworlds at his studio in Shelburne Falls, Mass. " Interviews with Simpson and his astronaut wife, Cady, frame the artistic process.
Air date: 03/08/2001
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365243575/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The world-famous glass-artist visionary is showcased in this WGBY production that lets viewers Witness the creation of one of Simpson's signature "Megaworlds at his studio in Shelburne Falls, Mass. " Interviews with Simpson and his astronaut wife, Cady, frame the artistic process. /episodes/get/12703 /episode/12703 WGBY Documentaries: Where the Earth Meets the Sky:The Glassworks of Josh Simpson /episode-player/12703
Under Quabbin
Beneath the millions of gallons of water that flow into homes across eastern Massachusetts is a story of buried history, scientific discovery,...
Air date: 08/21/2001
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365046325/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Beneath the millions of gallons of water that flow into homes across eastern Massachusetts is a story of buried history, scientific discovery,... /episodes/get/9773 /episode/9773 WGBY Documentaries: Under Quabbin /episode-player/9773
Mountain Park Memories
A nostalgic look back at the Holyoke, MA, fun spot that closed without warning in 1987 after almost 100 years in operation. Through home movies, archival photos and personal recollections, viewers will relive the excitement and romance of a bygone era.
Air date: 05/01/2002
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2255573970/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A nostalgic look back at the Holyoke, MA, fun spot that closed without warning in 1987 after almost 100 years in operation. Through home movies, archival photos and personal recollections, viewers will relive the excitement and romance of a bygone era. /episodes/get/636 /episode/636 WGBY Documentaries: Mountain Park Memories /episode-player/636
The Great Flood of 1936
In March 1936, the greatest flood in over 300 years roared down the Connecticut River. A hard winter followed by exceptionally early, warm Spring weather unleashed an armada of icebergs that destroyed everything in its path. A huge ice jam, the like so which has not been seen in the CTt River...
Air date: 09/01/2004
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365024187/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In March 1936, the greatest flood in over 300 years roared down the Connecticut River. A hard winter followed by exceptionally early, warm Spring weather unleashed an armada of icebergs that destroyed everything in its path. A huge ice jam, the like so which has not been seen in the CTt River... /episodes/get/9464 /episode/9464 WGBY Documentaries: The Great Flood of 1936 /episode-player/9464
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