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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/DnNbKlYiMxLOIFEwKzDjdQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false When Joe Wilson announces he is to wed a man, a firestorm of controversy ignites in his hometown. Drawn by a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being bullied at school, Wilson’s journey illustrates the possible transformation of those who have been constrained by a traditional code of... /episodes/get/28567 /episode/28567 Out in the Silence /episode-player/28567

Out in the Silence is one man's journey, and challenge, to equality in small town America.

Air date:
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/MPotn3A4s-wUax0MOFP9aw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Musician & psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial while battling lymphoma, determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet. Boldly facing his mortality, Clark and partner Jane have inspired a local cemeterian, and together they aim to use green burial to save a... /episodes/get/28327 /episode/28327 A Will for the Woods /episode-player/28327

Clark Wang prepares for his green burial while battling lymphoma in A Will for the Woods.

Air date:
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/pim1pNTCiMWkcjiQAMkQgw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false New Orleans is one of the "murder capitals" of the U.S.; statistics show murder rates are 4-6x higher than the national average. 80% of the victims are black males, mostly in their teenage years. Shell Shocked starts at the surface of the teen murder epidemic and delves into the hearts... /episodes/get/28110 /episode/28110 Shell Shocked /episode-player/28110

Shell Shocked examines the teen murder epidemic and its impact on lives in New Orleans.

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Tue, 02/17/2015 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ww7MlRB8RTCieJqXyo0UxQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Set upon building a new school, New Haven claims eminent domain over the Upper Hill neighborhood. With community leaders and a lawyer, a group of neighbors, mostly low-income African-American families, take the case to court. The Hill is a fascinating look at the complex issues surrounding urban... /episodes/get/27912 /episode/27912 The Hill /episode-player/27912

The Hill looks at the complex issues of urban planning, gentrification & economic renewal.

Air date:
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/680q3gyXGcDP6o-YOTH5Xw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In the '80s, the desegregation of U.S. public schools peaked, but since then, schools have become even more segregated (Civil Rights Project). Our Mockingbird highlights the experiences of teens from two Birmingham, Alabama high schools -- one all black and one all white -- who collaborate on... /episodes/get/27645 /episode/27645 Our Mockingbird /episode-player/27645

Our Mockingbird tells of the experiences of black and white teens collaborating on a play.

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Tue, 02/03/2015 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/jo1TrwNdQPlgEOOGuOWTnA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Gaucho del Norte tells the story of a Patagonian sheepherder recruited to work in Idaho. The nomadic journey follows Eraldo Pacheco and his herd of more than a thousand sheep across a lonely, rugged landscape. He faces the ups and downs of a psychologically and physically demanding job far away... /episodes/get/27333 /episode/27333 Gaucho del Norte /episode-player/27333

Gaucho del Norte tells the story of a Patagonian sheepherder recruited to work in Idaho.

Air date:
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:00
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