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Chronicles the conflict over tribal rights between Cherokees and the Cherokee Freedmen.

Air date:
Tue, 11/15/2016 - 05:00
//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.

Air date:
Wed, 11/09/2016 - 07:00
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/IRxykNTiJhblbK9_oOmtCw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Today, the Inupiaq Eskimo must navigate an uncertain future 80 miles above the Arctic Circle on a fragile barrier island disappearing due to climate change. "Kivalina" is a quiet but stirring portrait immersing viewers into the rarely seen lives of an Arctic tribe who try to continue to... /episodes/get/48023 /episode/48023 Kivalina /episode-player/48023

The rarely seen lives of an Arctic tribe who try to continue to honor their way of life.

Air date:
Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/gLM2uA9eU1P5Jy668mhHPA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Created by largely Puerto Rican, Cuban and African American youths living alongside each other in the 1960s, Boogaloo served as an authentic and vibrant cultural expression. "We Like It Like That" explores a pivotal moment in '60s music history when blues, funk and traditional... /episodes/get/47027 /episode/47027 We Like It Like That /episode-player/47027

We Like it Like That tells the story of Latin boogaloo is New York City. It is a product of the melting pot, a colorful expression of 1960s Latino soul, straight from the streets of El Barrio, the South Bronx and Brooklyn. Starring Latin boogaloo legends like Joe Bataan, Johnny Colon and Pete Rodriguez, We Like It Like That explores this lesser-known, but pivotal moment in Latin music history, through original interviews, music recordings, live performances, dancing and rare archival footage and images.

Air date:
Tue, 10/04/2016 - 04:00
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/7lQamMHY8ts_oDiWWhWZmA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false “In life you deal with what’s dealt your way. When you get knocked down, just get up right away. Never give up.” "In the Game" follows a girls’ soccer team in an inner-city Chicago high school to reveal the obstacles confronted by Latinas as they seek an education amid issues of class and... /episodes/get/46511 /episode/46511 In the Game /episode-player/46511

The the ups and downs of a girls' soccer team reveal the very real obstacles that low-income students confront in their quest for higher education. Set in a primarily Hispanic neighborhood, Kelly High School on Chicago's south side is an inner city public school struggling to provide the basics for their students, many of whom do not make it to college, either because they cannot compete academically or because their families do not have the financial resources to send them to college.

Air date:
Tue, 09/27/2016 - 04:00
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/kGHG5iETnCcenLnZ-xSHwQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In rural America, children face the prospect of a compromised future. Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in '27. United by hope, inspiration and resiliency, the film... /episodes/get/48609 /episode/48609 Class of '27 /episode-player/48609

Stories highlighting early childhood education as the key to realizing the American Dream.

Air date:
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:00
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