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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/EwFx9yFqY3bj1OwjzhYVkA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Do you know Grace Lee? Growing up, Grace Lee was the only “Grace Lee” she knew. Upon moving to New York and California, she discovered quite the opposite. In her quest to uncover how the name “Grace” became ubiquitous among Asian Americans, the filmmaker speaks with many subjects named Grace Lee,... /episodes/get/42038 /episode/42038 The Grace Lee Project /episode-player/42038

A quest to uncover how the name “Grace” became ubiquitous among Asian Americans.

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Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:07
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/QZLyq9gLhuRZFDHEQmn2_A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Over seven years, IN AN IDEAL WORLD follows three men in CA’s Soledad prison — John, a white separatist murderer, Sam, a black ex-gang member and Ben, a warden. Challenged for the first time by a mixed-race program, and with pressure from the courts to integrate, the men struggle to move beyond the... /episodes/get/41404 /episode/41404 In An Ideal World /episode-player/41404

IN AN IDEAL WORLD follows three men in CA's Soledad prison as it is forced to integrate.

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Thu, 04/21/2016 - 01:06
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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/39969 /episode/39969 Dog Days /episode-player/39969

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

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Mon, 03/28/2016 - 12:00
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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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