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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/EXVsUOMXJaLKpjz8WXZ4Pw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The Glover family invites an indigenous activist group to start a protest camp on their land in West Texas. Roughly 20 miles north of the US-Mexico Border, the Two Rivers camp sets out to fight the same company that built the pipeline at Standing Rock. As more oil and gas projects threaten the... /episodes/get/91530 /episode/91530 A Texas Myth /episode-player/91530

In West Texas, the Two Rivers camp is home for a determined group of pipeline protestors.

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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:57
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/hBBCIZ07vYiK8BQ4-kO7Fw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Set during the height of the civil rights movement, a band of blues hounds traveled to the Deep South to find two forgotten blues singers. Finding them would not be easy. There were few clues to their whereabouts. It was not even known for certain if they were still alive.  And Mississippi, that... /episodes/get/91401 /episode/91401 Two Trains Runnin' /episode-player/91401

Young white men navigate 1960s Mississippi to find two long-lost blues singers.

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Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:11
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/BRaZPSa53mPth_ZvEPDJ2w==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false A successful fashion designer who gave up her big-city career, Ingrid Gipson discovered a reclusive life of solitude and unhindered creativity in Arkansas’ rural Ouachita Mountains. As if through poetry, she opens up her world again to those of us willing to listen. /episodes/get/92582 /episode/92582 Ingrid /episode-player/92582

An Arkansas woman reclaims her livelihood, once lost to a big-city career and family.

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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 01:10
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Directed by: Brenda Greene Mitchell & Sam Wainwright Douglas. Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin's rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its illustrious history and celebrated performers, the Spoke is a treasured family business that has survived against the odds.

Air date:
Sun, 04/29/2018 - 02:49
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/0ZAm68DtbcfYiR4W6kVWjg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity of caring for animals in... /episodes/get/61999 /episode/61999 See the Keepers /episode-player/61999

Produced and Directed by: Sara Kaye Larson & Joann Self Selvidge. With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity of caring for animals in captivity, and the love and fortitude of the keepers that care for them.

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Sun, 04/22/2018 - 02:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fA6ICwY-tclrym0LOyqTNg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan’s single-minded quest to find meaningful... /episodes/get/61659 /episode/61659 Driven Blind /episode-player/61659

A world champion drag racer faces a new reality after a fiery accident blinds him.

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Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:44
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