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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.

Latest Episodes

WGBY World
Mon Nov 4th, 9:00pm
Tue Nov 5th, 2:00am
Tue Nov 5th, 10:00am
Tue Nov 5th, 4:00pm
Fri Nov 8th, 5:00am
Fri Nov 8th, 11:00am
Sun Nov 10th, 1:30am
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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
WGBY World
Mon Nov 11th, 9:00pm
Tue Nov 12th, 2:00am
Tue Nov 12th, 10:00am
Tue Nov 12th, 4:00pm
Fri Nov 15th, 5:00am
Fri Nov 15th, 11:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/wuiEKJN6ECOZO8LnAaUB1Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false VETERANS COMING HOME: HEALTH highlights the challenges veterans - those with physical and/or mental wounds - face in transitioning from military to civilian life. Stories include a program training veterans and dogs to work together to combat the effects of PTSD, TBI & Military Sexual Abuse,... /episodes/get/97683 /episode/97683 Veterans Coming Home - Health /episode-player/97683

"Veterans Health" highlights the challenges veterans, especially those with physical or mental wounds, face in transitioning from military to civilian life. Included are a veteran who finds work in the unlikely field of standup comedy, and a veteran whose life changed when he began partnering with a service dog.

Air date:
Mon, 05/27/2019 - 05:00
WGBY World
Mon Nov 18th, 9:00pm
Tue Nov 19th, 2:00am
Tue Nov 19th, 10:00am
Tue Nov 19th, 4:00pm
Fri Nov 22nd, 5:00am
Fri Nov 22nd, 11:00am
Sat Nov 23rd, 1:30pm
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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
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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
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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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