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THIRTEEN Specials

Hole in My Shoes

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A film about Jack Beers, known as "New York City's Strongest Boy". Beers eventually became "jack of all trades" - a strongman, a self-taught structural engineer (working on most of NYC’s iconic buildings), built Radio City Music Hall, indirectly shortened WW2 through an invention of his, put the spire on the Empire State Building, trained show boxers, and acted in over 200 films.

Episodes of THIRTEEN Specials69

Video thumbnail: THIRTEEN Specials Swing with Thirteen at Lincoln Center Open House

THIRTEEN Specials

Swing with Thirteen at Lincoln Center Open House

Lindy Hop dancing, live swing music, screenings and filmmaker Q&A are part of the evening.

1:10:22

Swing with Thirteen at Lincoln Center Open House

1:10:22

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THIRTEEN Specials

It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story

A couple married for 61 years explain how they met in Cuba at the start of World War II.

27:44

It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story

27:44

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THIRTEEN Specials

Seeds of Time

Agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food.

56:47

Seeds of Time

56:47

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THIRTEEN Specials

Groundswell: I Just Want to Come Home, Pt. 2

Groundswell's young artists talk about the inspiration for their mural.

2:22

Groundswell: I Just Want to Come Home, Pt. 2

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Clips of THIRTEEN Specials156

Video thumbnail: THIRTEEN Specials Ron Thorpe Tribute

THIRTEEN Specials

Ron Thorpe Tribute

A video tribute to former WNET VP of Education, Ron Thorpe.

3:39

Ron Thorpe Tribute

3:39

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THIRTEEN Specials

Brooklyn's Groundswell Mural Project

THIRTEEN followed one of Groundswell mural project's works from conception to execution.

4:55

Brooklyn's Groundswell Mural Project

4:55

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/After Midnight

The emergence of jazz on Downton Abbey through the lens the musical, After Midnight.

4:45

Downton Abbey/After Midnight

4:45

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/Carol Wallace

Carol Wallace, author of To Marry an English Lord, on Downton Abbey.

3:45

Downton Abbey/Carol Wallace

3:45

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/Gilded Age

Downton Abbey and the Gilded Age.

4:32

Downton Abbey/Gilded Age

4:32

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/Jessica Fellowes

Jessica Fellowes, the author of the Chronicles of Downton Abbey, discusses the show.

4:32

Downton Abbey/Jessica Fellowes

4:32

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/Phyllis Magidson

Phyllis Magidson on the attire of the elite of the Downton Abbey era.

3:53

Downton Abbey/Phyllis Magidson

3:53

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THIRTEEN Specials

Downton Abbey/Valerie Paley

Valerie Paley discusses class in the U.S. during the Downton Abbey era.

4:14

Downton Abbey/Valerie Paley

4:14

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Previews of THIRTEEN Specials26

Video thumbnail: THIRTEEN Specials Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing

THIRTEEN Specials

Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing

The Comedy Hall of Fame pays tribute to the late Joan Rivers in this new documentary.

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Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing

0:26

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THIRTEEN Specials

WATCH: Groundswell Screening and Panel Discussion

On February 23, WNET hosted a screening of Groundswell, followed by a panel discussion.

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WATCH: Groundswell Screening and Panel Discussion

1:14:58

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THIRTEEN Specials

PS DANCE Preview

Paula Zahn talks to students and teaches about dance education in NYC public schools.

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PS DANCE Preview

0:30

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THIRTEEN Specials

Lost Child: Sayon's Story Preview

Sayon Soeun confronts his experience as a Khmer Rouge child soldier in Cambodia.

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Lost Child: Sayon's Story Preview

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