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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iTdSLZwz8ZCUYpzjeAyVcA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Monuments to the Confederacy permeate the American South. Emotions run high and tensions mount when, in 2015, the New Orleans city council convenes a public debate over the fate of its Confederate statues. As the council prepares to vote, Divided City reveals deep divisions about the history and... /episodes/get/61538 /episode/61538 Divided City /episode-player/61538

A battle emerges in New Orleans as the city debates Confederate monuments.

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Sun, 04/01/2018 - 06:35
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/CljLoWnH0ijq3fj9KDOQQA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the Revolution portrays a courageous woman who... /episodes/get/85673 /episode/85673 First Lady of the Revolution /episode-player/85673

A Southern belle’s journey from romance to revolution to First Lady of Costa Rica.

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Sun, 03/25/2018 - 06:32
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/MIVVvSURd7-pkmeJfbMLsQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. Alabama Bound chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both frustration and hope in a... /episodes/get/60458 /episode/60458 Alabama Bound /episode-player/60458

Directed by: Lara Embry & Carolyn Sherer. In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. Alabama Bound chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both frustration and hope in a place where the line between church and state is often blurred. .

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Sun, 03/18/2018 - 06:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9kcPDxj6u0lqNRv1w8AG9A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In 1952, gravedigger by day and bluesman by night Henry ‘Gip’ Gipson opened a ramshackle backyard juke joint in Alabama. Once scattered across the rural South, juke joints have become relics of the past. In the Spring of 2013, Gip’s Place, the last juke joint in Alabama, was raided and ordered to... /episodes/get/60300 /episode/60300 Gip /episode-player/60300
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Fans of the blues in Birmingham protest after an iconic juke joint is ordered to close.

Air date:
Sun, 03/11/2018 - 06:28
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3002355390/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This experimental documentary chronicles the contemporary manifestation of the economic and social histories of Black Americans who came to the North during the Great Migration in search of economic opportunities. The implications of their migration, and the lack of economic opportunity they... /episodes/get/55157 /episode/55157 A Thousand Midnights /episode-player/55157

A chronicle of the legacies of Black Americans during the Great Migration.

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Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/pAZ8-F7FE2fF9_Q-ucS-zw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Shake 'em On Down' is the story of Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues. Through interviews and never-before-seen footage of Fred McDowell and other blues legends, the film tells the story of a Mississippi sharecropper who went on to influence the music of... /episodes/get/51238 /episode/51238 SHAKE EM ON DOWN /episode-player/51238

This is the story of Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues.

Air date:
Thu, 03/02/2017 - 05:00
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