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Web Exclusive: Japanese-American Internees Today

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American Masters
PBS


Photographer Paul Kitagaki Jr. found surviving Japanese-Americans who were photographed by Dorothea Lange and others as they were taken to internment camps during World War II. This forced relocation process was led by the U.S. War Relocation Authority in 1942. Kitagaki took portraits of these former internees, often taking the photos in the same locations or arrangements as the 1942 photos. Continue


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Fighters Preview

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The Roosevelts
PBS


Fighters. Mavericks. Visionaries. Uncover the intimate history of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt with Ken Burns in the new series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY. Continue


Service episode preview

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


American Revolutionary: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
PBS


Grace Lee on the making of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. Continue


American Revolutionary: Violence vs. Non-Violence 2

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POV
PBS


Grace Lee Boggs explains how she struggled to understand the violence that was devastating her community, and her return to the evolving ideas of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue


American Revolutionary: Black Power

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POV
PBS


In the 1960s, Grace Lee Boggs split from the Marxist establishment and became active in the Black Power movement in Detroit. Continue


Hallowed Grounds - Preview

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Hallowed Grounds
PBS


Pay a visit to America’s extraordinary overseas military cemeteries and learn about their creation. Continue


Full Episode

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Hallowed Grounds
PBS


HALLOWED GROUNDS provides a rare visit to America's extraordinary overseas military cemeteries. There are 23 World War I and World War II American military cemeteries in England, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Italy, Tunisia and the Philippines. Continue


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Objects and Memory
PBS


Ordinary things in homes and museums take on new meaning through association with people and experiences. OBJECTS AND MEMORY examines items recovered after, or offered in response to, 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Vietnam War, along with the stories of people who find these items important. Continue


Reconstructing the D-Day Gliders

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NOVA
PBS


The Allies used silent wooden gliders to get behind enemy lines before the D-Day landings. Continue


Director Ken Burns discusses his new film, The Roosevelts

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The Roosevelts
PBS


Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. Continue


Service episode preview 2 min 40 sec

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Preview

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The Roosevelts
PBS


Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. Continue


American Revolutionary: Defining Revolution

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POV
PBS


During Grace Lee Boggs's lifetime, hundreds of revolutions have taken place around the world. In this clip, she considers what defines a revolution. Continue


American Revolutionary: Violence vs. Non-Violence

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POV
PBS


Grace Lee Boggs talks about white flight and the impact on Detroit race relations. Continue


American Revolutionary: Meet Grace Lee Boggs

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POV
PBS


Meet Grace Lee Boggs, waging a revolution for over 75 years. Continue


D-Day's Sunken Secrets

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NOVA
PBS


Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site. Continue


Think Wednesday continues May 28

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PBS Presents
PBS


Revel in the resurgence of the “American Eagle” on NATURE. Experience this intimate portrait of these majestic raptors' lives in the wild. Then explore “D-Day’s Sunken Secrets” as NOVA uses the latest 3D mapping tools to find relics on the sea floor. Every Wednesday PBS shares the most exciting and inspiring stories that provide the answers that curious minds crave. Continue


Billy Joel: The Bridge to Russia Concert

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PBS Specials
PBS


Musical icon Billy Joel is captured at his electrifying best in this series of stadium concerts taped in 1987, the first fully staged, high-energy rock show ever presented in the Soviet Union. The program features hits including “Only the Good Die Young,” “Big Shot,” “Uptown Girl,” “A Matter of Trust,” “Innocent Man,” “Honesty,” “Allentown” and a cover of the Beatles’ “Back in the U.S.S.R." Continue


A Clever Colditz Escape

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NOVA
PBS


A chance discover during a game of rugby led Dutch POWs to an ingenious WWII jailbreak. Continue


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