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Local USA

Local USA

Culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, LOCAL, USA is a half-hour series featuring fascinating stories of diverse people, curated around a single theme.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/IrxuuBvYtmOHEBZ_PxxuXg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false VETERANS COMING HOME: CAREERS showcases veterans finding new career paths and adapting to the civilian work world. Many discover that the skills they learned in the military can help them. Stories include the successes and stumbling blocks of a post-military career, and how a former Rear Admiral is... /episodes/get/92858 /episode/92858 Veterans Coming Home - Careers /episode-player/92858

"Veterans Careers" showcases veterans finding new career paths and adapting to the civilian work world. Many discover that the skills they learned in the military help them as project leaders and entrepreneurs; others find work in public service and activism.

Air date:
Mon, 05/27/2019 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/AspxkKsJMK2DLootRh_adw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On October 22, 1963, more than 250,000 students boycotted Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation, calling for the resignation of the superintendent. Combining archival footage with reflections today, ’63 BOYCOTT connects the forgotten story of one of the largest northern civil rights... /episodes/get/90197 /episode/90197 '63 Boycott /episode-player/90197

On October 22, 1963, more than 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. Many marched through the city calling for the resignation of School Superintendent Benjamin Willis, who placed trailers, dubbed 'Willis Wagons,' on playgrounds and parking lots of overcrowded black schools rather than let them enroll in nearby white schools.

Air date:
Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:00
WGBY World
Mon Sep 23rd, 9:00pm
Tue Sep 24th, 2:00am
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Fri Sep 27th, 5:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/FlcMMFweL79UnOFB1a7Cmg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false A BEYOND GRADUATION collection of two short documentary stories that share the lives of Latinx youth dealing with life after high-school. Featuring Alan Domínguez's 'Turns in the Road' and Dez Hernández's 'AIM to Leap.' /episodes/get/97194 /episode/97194 Beyond Graduation - DOCS! /episode-player/97194

Two all-new short documentary stories that share the lives of Latinx youth dealing with life after high school. Featured shorts include "Turns in the Road" and "AIM to Leap." A special Hispanic Heritage Month episode presented in partnership with NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers).

Air date:
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:00
WGBY World
Mon Sep 16th, 9:00pm
Tue Sep 17th, 2:00am
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Tue Sep 17th, 4:00pm
Fri Sep 20th, 5:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Lw0xD8UyZ7xy_IYZ4w5etg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Go behind-the-scenes of the production of BEYOND GRADUATION: Meet Latinx directors Alan Domínguez, Dez Hernández, Georgiana González, Carlos Valdivia and Carla Dauden as they produce short-form films that tell personal stories of Latinx youth transitioning from high school to life. Presented with... /episodes/get/96801 /episode/96801 Behind-the-Scenes - Beyond Graduation /episode-player/96801

Local, USA: Behind the Scenes- Beyond Graduation takes you behind the scenes of the production of "Beyond Graduation." Meet Latino directors Alan, Dez, Georgiana, Carlos and Carla as they produce their all new short-form films that tell personal stories of Latinx youth transitioning from high school to life. This special is presented in partnership with NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers).

Air date:
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:25
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fi--Mger5HzSKum0zFVi-w==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false OPIOIDS FROM INSIDE follows the journey of three women, all mothers, who have served time in New York State jails for opioid-related crimes. Growing up, these women dreamed of having a family, a career. But these women are not simply addicts, they are mothers and daughters, they are loved and... /episodes/get/82912 /episode/82912 Opioids from Inside /episode-player/82912

Follow the journey of three women, all mothers, who have served time in New York State jails for opioid-related crimes. Growing up, these women dreamed of having a family, a career. But these women are not simply addicts, they are mothers and daughters, they are loved and feared, they are abusers and victims, but most of all, they are humans.

Air date:
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 06:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/NFGP4N1jA0sGbIeOdMAXFw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In New Hampshire, Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly was known for his non-stop energy and the innate ability to connect with the school’s 1,600 students. However, in 2014, he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). MR. CONNOLLY HAS ALS follows his final year as principal,... /episodes/get/82379 /episode/82379 Mr. Connolly Has ALS /episode-player/82379

In 2014, Gene Connolly was diagnosed with ALS. Follow him in his final year as principal.

Air date:
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00
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