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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Dym3L1awEbs4ZMvlRj485A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Exploring the effects of the Plan for Transformation, an order requiring the demolition of Chicago’s public housing high rises, and the building of mixed-income condominiums. 70 ACRES IN CHICAGO illuminates the layers of socio-economic forces, and the questions behind urban redevelopment and... /episodes/get/50920 /episode/50920 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green /episode-player/50920

Twenty-years in the making, 70 Acres in Chicago tells the story of the Cabrini Green public housing development located on the most hotly contested 70 acres of land in Chicago. With its prime central location, Cabrini Green was initially hailed as a public housing triumph, then later demonized as an urban disaster. It was demolished over a period of 15 years beginning in 1995, and repackaged as a "mixed income" development.

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Sun, 02/05/2017 - 20:19
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/51ECnA3tAqqMCCgZaLj7fw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The life and work of self-taught artist Edythe Boone. Filmed over five years, follow the spirited and captivating septuagenarian who became an artist/activist simply because empowering and building community is “the right thing to do.” Ultimately, Boone’s mission is to empower individuals and... /episodes/get/50695 /episode/50695 A New Color - The Art of Being Edythe Boone /episode-player/50695

The life of Edythe Boone whose mission is transform communities through art and activism.

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Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:23
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iNIMepZrSlDrJZ4oMhkKRw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In March 2005, an FBI document leaked to the press mysteriously identified Adama Bah, a 16-year-old teenager from Harlem, NY, as an “imminent threat to the security of the United States.” ADAMA provides a timely perspective on the experiences of American Muslims at a time when their religion is... /episodes/get/39087 /episode/39087 Adama /episode-player/39087

Experiences of American Muslims at a time when their religion is being equated with terror

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Wed, 12/14/2016 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/SvIZYmpiMhNixC7nfK03Xg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false At the Arctic edge of America, Native Alaskan teenagers strive to be both modern American kids, and the inheritors of an ancient whaling culture, language and tradition. CHILDREN OF THE ARCTIC is a year-in-the-life portrait of Native youth coming of age in Barrow, Alaska, and the decisions they... /episodes/get/40480 /episode/40480 Children of the Arctic /episode-player/40480

A year-in-the-life portrait of Native youth coming of age at the Arctic edge of America.

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Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:00
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Chronicles the conflict over tribal rights between Cherokees and the Cherokee Freedmen.

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Tue, 11/15/2016 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/oiQ3jmywtUrORTRU36c5Cg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Each September, the town of Chemult, Oregon is flooded with mushroom hunters. Many are immigrants from Laos, Cambodia and Thailand who entered the U.S. as refugees in the 1980s. Here, veterans Kouy Loch and Roger Higgins find more than just the rare matsutake in the woods; they create a familial... /episodes/get/42758 /episode/42758 The Last Season /episode-player/42758

Two veterans, and now mushroom hunters, heal the wounds of war in an unlikely friendship.

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Wed, 11/09/2016 - 07:00
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