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Muhammad Ali Champion Cards

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Independent Lens
PBS


Muhammad Ali was one of the most quotable athletes in modern memory. Share these illustrated quotes by and about the one and only Ali, to let your friends know about the April 14 broadcast of The Trials of Muhammad Ali. Continue


Geoff Tabin: Wheeeeeeee!

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Geoff Tabin is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of International Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center and University of Utah. He is also the Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. While not curing blindness, Geoff climbs mountains around the world. And with his buddies at the Oxford Dangerous Sport Club, he invented bungee jumping. Continue


Interview with Medora Filmmakers

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Independent Lens
PBS


Our conversation with Medora filmmakers Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart, about how they first learned of the small Indiana town and what made them drop everything to move there and document the lives of four teenage boys on the struggling high school basketball team. Continue


The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Independent Lens
PBS


This is the story of Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent. Continue


Medora

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Independent Lens
PBS


A once-booming rural community with a thriving middle class has seen its factories and farms close as the population dwindles. A deeply personal look at small-town life, this film follows a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team as its struggles to compete parallel the town’s own fight for survival. Continue


Women In Media; Sochi Olympic Courses; Mountain Top Removal

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To The Contrary
PBS


Women In Media: The 2014 annual Women In The Media report shows that women remain underrepresented; Sochi Olympic Courses: Are courses too dangerous for both genders or just women? Mountain Top Removal: West Virginia residents struggle against pollution. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mercedes Viana Schlapp, Kim Gandy, Rina Shah, Janet Keating Continue


American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Rethinking Achievement

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POV
PBS


In this clip from American Promise, Seun is tested for his martial arts certification, Joe talks with Idris about the family’s history of success, struggle and access, and Banneker’s principal talks about the ethos of the school. Continue


Athlete Interview: Nikko Landeros on Sochi

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Medal Quest
PBS


U.S. sled hockey forward Nikko Landeros reflects on his teammates attitude as they get read to head to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games: "we're here for one thing!" Continue


Ice Warriors: Sled Hockey 101

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Medal Quest
PBS


Sled hockey is an intense and highly competitive sport. Learn about the game, the equipment, and the skills needed to succeed from U.S. Paralympic sled hockey players! Continue


Ice Warriors: A Player's Story

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Medal Quest
PBS


Staff Sergeant Rico Roman was injured in active duty, and sled hockey played a major role in his recovery. Follow his story and the stories of the sixteen others players of the Paralympic sled hockey team as they prepare for competition in Sochi, Russia. ICE WARRIORS premieres Monday, February 24 at 10/9C on PBS (check local listings). Continue


TTC Extra: Paternity Leave Controversy

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To The Contrary
PBS


New York Mets player Daniel Murphy missed opening day for choosing to attend the birth of his first child. Former football star Boomer Esiason criticized Murphy for his decision and suggested that a C-section should have been scheduled ahead of time in stead. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Bettina Inclan, Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer Continue


Best Basketball Films

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Independent Lens
PBS


With the upcoming broadcast television premiere of Medora on PBS, not to mention that we’re in the midst of NCAA basketball “March Madness,” we compiled our picks for the best movies about hoops, both documentaries and fictional. Continue


Geoff Tabin: Getting Sight Back

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Geoff Tabin is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of International Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center and University of Utah. He is also the Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. While not curing blindness, Geoff climbs mountains around the world. And with his buddies at the Oxford Dangerous Sport Club, he invented bungee jumping. Continue


My Way To Olympia - Trailer

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POV
PBS


Who better to cover the Paralympics than a disabled filmmaker who hates sports and deems the games “stupid?” When Niko von Glasow meets the Rwandan sitting volleyball team and an American archer without arms, his notions get blown away. Continue


Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey

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Medal Quest
PBS


The training is tough as the U.S. sled hockey team prepares for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in ICE WARRIORS: USA SLED HOCKEY. Continue


See the Preview for Medora

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Independent Lens
PBS


Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets, capturing the players’ stories on and off the court as they seek to avoid another winless season. Medora is an in-depth, deeply personal look at small-town life, a thrilling, underdog basketball story, and an inspiring tale of a community refusing to give up hope despite brutal odds stacked against them. Continue


American Promise: Teaching Tolerance: Assimilation 1

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POV
PBS


In this clip from American Promise, Idris and Seun talk about how they see themselves fitting in at Dalton Academy and outside of school. Continue


Ice Warriors: The Game

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Medal Quest
PBS


What can sled hockey fans expect in Sochi? Find out from the U.S. sled hockey players as they train for the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Russia! Continue


Ice Warriors: Hitting

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Medal Quest
PBS


There's no doubt about it: sled hockey is a rough sport. Two sleds can collide at speeds of up to thirty miles an hour! Hear from the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey players about what the intensity of the sport means to them. Continue


Coach Interview: Jeff Sauer on Sochi

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Medal Quest
PBS


U.S. sled hockey head coach Jeff Sauer describes what makes the U.S. sled hockey team so good, and why the team is in a great position to bring home another medal for their country. Continue


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