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Craft in America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage.

The newest episode, SERVICE, part of the PBS veterans initiative Stories of Service, is the story of craft and the military and premieres on PBS Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 10:30pm*. From the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program and the G.I. Bill to contemporary soldiers and veterans, SERVICE documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal.

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Watch SERVICE webclips on Ehren Tool, Judas Recendez, stories of women who've served and the caisson horses.

Watch a 30 second preview of SERVICE, premiering on PBS November 2, 2014 (check local listings). View all programs at

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Albert Paley, Menorah

Harley Refsal, Haugbui

Shane Yamane, 18K gold rings

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The SERVICE episode – which documents craft in the military and the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate, and heal - premieres on PBS starting November 2, 2014.

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Through their own words, craft artists reveal what makes their work – and the lives they lead – unique. Learn more about the artists featured in the episodes.
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Each of the Craft in America episodes have lesson plans written by arts educators.
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