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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/YLtIFHqJN50pNy3tgspDIw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Hot dogs and apple pie are not merely symbols of the American Dream. In DOG DAYS, they are the things those dreams are made of - literally. This story unfolds through the working relationship between Coite, who risks his capital to embark on a new food business, and single mother Siyone, a food... /episodes/get/40162 /episode/40162 Dog Days /episode-player/40162

Two people set out together to discover whether the American Dream can become a reality.

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Wed, 03/16/2016 - 01:25
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/3HwMTV2RwGPIxqr7-HVrwQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false DIVIDE IN CONCORD is an engaging tale about a contemporary debate: individual freedom vs. collective responsibility, and how this relates to American democracy. Driving the debate is a fiery 84-year-old grandmother, who presents a bylaw to ban the sale of single-serve plastic water bottles. But can... /episodes/get/39765 /episode/39765 Divide in Concord /episode-player/39765

A tale about a contemporary debate: individual freedom vs. collective responsibility.

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Fri, 03/11/2016 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/tryZnYTivB-KWXr0lFFGnw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false How strong is a woman’s desire to be a mother? After marrying the woman of her dreams, Lexy and wife Jessica set out to start a family. The couple spend their life savings on getting pregnant but it turns out to be more difficult than anticipated. ROMEO ROMEO is an intimate portrait of a modern... /episodes/get/49429 /episode/49429 Romeo Romeo /episode-player/49429

An intimate portrait of a modern marriage and the struggle with infertility.

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Fri, 03/11/2016 - 05:38
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Portrait of artist Sonia Sanchez revealing her uncompromising life as she raised her voice

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Fri, 02/26/2016 - 06:36
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/7lr1lpHSYXbGo4ty11oDEQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Focusing on what is known as "The Newark Riots," REVOLUTION '67 reveals how a spontaneous revolt against poverty and police brutality ended as a fateful milestone in urban America's struggles over race and economic justice. The film also provides a historical framework to... /episodes/get/39590 /episode/39590 Revolution '67 /episode-player/39590

Reveals how a revolt ended as a milestone in the struggles over race and economic justice.

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Fri, 02/19/2016 - 07:50
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/XEsDB7nLJZBuev83agR1jQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false THE MOSQUE IN MORGANTOWN is an observational documentary that follows Asra Nomani’s early activism and backlash within her W. Virginia mosque, telling a story about competing paths to social change, American identity and the nature of religion itself. Though not always politically correct, the film... /episodes/get/38810 /episode/38810 The Mosque in Morgantown /episode-player/38810

A story about competing paths to social change, identity and the nature of religion.

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Thu, 02/04/2016 - 00:44
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