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Millennials' View on Transgender and Race Issues

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To The Contrary
PBS


Transgender issues have come to the forefront of the national conversation after Caitlyn Jenner announced her transition. We spoke with Dr. Sheena Howard of Rider University about millennials' changing perception on gender identity as well as racial identity, and how those two intersect. Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Corporate Citizen | Walmart

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Walmart, recipient of the 2015 Corporate Citizen Lincoln Award. Walmart has a rich history with veterans, those continuing to serve and military families. Launched in 2013, the Welcome Home Commitment offers veterans priority access to open jobs throughout the U.S. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Caregiver | Britnee Kinard

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Britnee Kinard, recipient of the 2015 Caregiver Lincoln Award. In July 2014, Kinard founded the SD Gunner Fund, inspired by her 15-month struggle to get her husband’s service dog approved by the V.A. Through the fund, she provides assistance to soldiers and their families in Evans County, GA. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


Cindy Williams: "We Were Paid Half of What The Boys Made"

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To The Contrary
PBS


Cindy Williams. star of the television show "Laverne & Shirley," reveals that she and her female co-star Penny Marshall were paid half of what the male actors from "Happy Days" made. Continue


B.B. King Tribute - Part 1

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


Part one of our two-part tribute to the life and legacy of the great B.B. King, who passed away last night at the age of 89. Continue


Author Rev. Earl A. Smith

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The former San Quentin State Prison Reverend discusses his journey as the correctional chaplain at one of the most notorious prisons in the country, detailed in his book "Death Row Chaplain." Continue


Sneak Peek

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Enjoy a musical celebration of awards recognizing supporters of veterans and military families. Appearances by Dr. Jill Biden, The American Military Spouses Choir, Alec Baldwin, Jon Bernthal, Aloe Blacc, Whitney Cummings, Gavin DeGraw, Nick Jonas and more. Premieres Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Sneaking Back In at the Border

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Limited Partnership, Australian Tony Sullivan describes the tense few moments during which he illegally re-entered the United States via Mexico, along with his partner Richard, with the help of a friend. Continue


Coming to Independent Lens: Limited Partnership

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Independent Lens
PBS


Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality. Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Standard Bearer | Dick Young

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Dick Young, recipient of the 2015 Standard Bearer Lincoln Award. A staunch, pragmatic advocate for veterans returning home, Rear Admiral (Retired) Dick Young heads the Colorado Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Over the course of his tenure, he has built it into largest ESGR State Committee in the country. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Medical & Science | Dean Kamen

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Dean Kamen, recipient of the 2015 Medical & Science Lincoln Award. Dean Kamen is an inventor, entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for science and technology. After eight years of research, Kamen has developed a prosthetic arm with near-natural control to improve quality of life for amputees. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Entertainer | Bruce Springsteen

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Bruce Springsteen, recipient of the 2015 Entertainer Lincoln Award. Rock star Bruce Springsteen has been a strong supporter of veterans for several decades, having dedicated many of his tracks and performances to Vietnam Veterans of America. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's "Heelgate"

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To The Contrary
PBS


A controversy dubbed "Heelgate" at the Cannes Film Festival. Women were turned away from the red carpet if they were not wearing high heels. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Liberal Commentator, Erin Matson, Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar Continue


B.B. King Tribute - Part 2

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


Part 2 of our tribute to the life and legacy of the "King of the Blues," who passed away last week at the age of 89. Continue


Get a Closer Look at the Lincoln Awards 2015 Performers

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Flip through photos of The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans & the Military Family. The awards recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in providing opportunities and support to our nation’s veterans and military families, with a musical celebration featuring performances by Aloe Blacc, Gavin DeGraw, Nick Jonas and more. Premieres Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET. Continue


The Homefront | Sharing Deployment Experiences

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Stories of Service
PBS


Army Staff Sergeant Leo Gruba and his wife Serena talk about his six deployments to Iraq and how he has learned over time to share more about his experiences there with his family. Leo and Serena also discuss how their life in the Army has changed since the birth of their son LJ — and how it will likely change again soon when their second child, Austin, is born. Continue


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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Enjoy a musical celebration of awards recognizing supporters of veterans and military families. Appearances by Dr. Jill Biden, The American Military Spouses Choir, Alec Baldwin, Jon Bernthal, Aloe Blacc, Whitney Cummings, Gavin DeGraw, Nick Jonas and more. Premieres Friday, May 22, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Shocking Letter from the INS

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Limited Partnership, Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan receive a Green Card rejection letter from the INS, which bluntly informs the couple that they’ve failed to establish that “a bona fide relationship can exist” between two gay men — but deployed with a shocking slur. Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Artistic | Kayla Williams

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Kayla Williams, recipient of the 2015 Artistic Lincoln Award. Williams, an Iraq veteran, is the author of several books, including Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army, a memoir about her experiences negotiating the changing demands on today’s military. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


2015 Lincoln Awards | Public Service | Jacqueline Garrick

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The Lincoln Awards
PBS


Get to know Jacqueline Garrick, recipient of the 2015 Public Service Lincoln Award. Garrick is a social worker, U.S. Army veteran and policy analyst. Her own military and clinical experiences have inspired a 30-year career focused on educating and advocating service members, veterans and their families, as well as advancing treatments for PTSD. Narrated by Alec Baldwin Continue


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