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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/n1DWZCe-ztvuaZJjmLooGw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In virtually every city, state and strip mall across the U.S., women get their nails done in salons likely owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. How did this community come to dominate an $8 billion dollar nail economy? NAILED IT takes viewers from Los Angeles to the Bronx to meet the people behind... /episodes/get/92022 /episode/92022 Nailed It /episode-player/92022

Visit any strip mall in the United States, and there's bound to be a Vietnamese nail salon. While ubiquitous in cities across the country, few Americans know the history behind the salons and the 20 Vietnamese refugee women, who in 1975, sparked a multibillion dollar industry that supports their community to this day. NAILED it captures an unforgettable and often hilarious saga born of tragedy, charting the rise, struggle, stereotypes, and steady hold Vietnamese Americans have on today's multiethnic $8 billion dollar nail economy.

Air date:
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 04:00
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Parents recount in disbelief the trauma of forgetting their very own child in the car.

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Tue, 04/30/2019 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iiuxOnnqpDZTzyCE0em_Lw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Although medical interventions have kept him alive well beyond his prognosis of cystic fibrosis, 28-year-old Ethan Rice and his family live in constant uncertainty and everyday question how long they can go on fighting. In a culture that often looks away from death, EXIT MUSIC explores the intimate... /episodes/get/91436 /episode/91436 Exit Music /episode-player/91436

Explores the intimate and complex path of terminal illness through one young man's life.

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Tue, 04/16/2019 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/cOmMqGX4ffJiUP1sJlY-BA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The youth of Camden, NJ, one of America’s poorest cities, don’t know who to fear more - the police or the violent drug dealers. Bryan Morton leads a charge to reclaim Pyne Poynt Park as a safe space for little league teams and the community. Against all odds, Morton rallies an array of stakeholders... /episodes/get/94921 /episode/94921 Pyne Poynt /episode-player/94921

A Camden, NJ resident leads a charge to reclaim Pyne Poynt Park for the community's youth.

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Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/kd5RwCdH1cIn7qNKioM84g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE explores the rise, demise and contested resurgence of the "motor city" through a multi-generational choir of voices who reside in mail carrier Wendell Watkins’s work route. Blamed for the devastation - disinvestment to bankruptcy - but... /episodes/get/89664 /episode/89664 Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route /episode-player/89664

Examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of the City of Detroit through the lens of African-American mail carrier, Wendell Watkins, and the committed community he faithfully served for thirty years. The films listen in on his conversations with his customers - the resilient Detroiters who share stories of resistance: pushing back against racial segregation in housing; challenging industrial and political disinvestment; and living on reduced pensions as a result of the 2014 municipal bankruptcy.

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Wed, 12/12/2018 - 01:18
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/kd5RwCdH1cIn7qNKioM84g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE explores the rise, demise and contested resurgence of the "motor city" through a multi-generational choir of voices who reside in mail carrier Wendell Watkins’s work route. Blamed for the devastation - disinvestment to bankruptcy - but... /episodes/get/89492 /episode/89492 Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route /episode-player/89492

Exploring the rise, demise and contested resurgence of Detroit, America's "motor city."

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Wed, 12/12/2018 - 01:18
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