The groundbreaking public radio project StoryCorps enters into the world of television for the first time with a series of animated shorts that airs on POV. Joseph Robertson was an infantryman in the U.S. Army during World War II, and he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The stark black and white images in this short haunt the viewer — just as Robertson is haunted still by his memories of that battle.
With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences of living in long term solitary confinement. This short documentary offers a visceral snapshot of the day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the U.S.
Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed them both forever.
Each night in Silicon Valley, the Line 22 transforms from a public bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless in one of the richest parts of the world. Hotel 22 captures a single, dramatic night on the Line 22 route.