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America Reframed

The Prep School Negro

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Filmmaker André Robert Lee grew up in the ghettos of Philadelphia, where his mother struggled to support him and his sister. Receiving a full scholarship at the age of 14 to attend a prestigious prep school for an elite education was André's way up and out...but at what price to him and his family?

Episodes of America Reframed20

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America Reframed

Buried Above Ground

"Buried Above Ground" follows Americans fighting to overcome the paralyzing grip of PTSD.

1:19:32

Buried Above Ground

1:19:32

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America Reframed

College Week

"College Week" documents impact of involvement on student success in a Chicago community.

1:02:38

College Week

1:02:38

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America Reframed

The Last Season

Two veterans, and now mushroom hunters, heal the wounds of war in an unlikely friendship.

1:01:57

The Last Season

1:01:57

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America Reframed

My Life in China

Retracing the perilous steps a father chanced in search of a better for his family.

1:10:13

My Life in China

1:10:13

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America Reframed

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Webisode

A conversation between Natasha Del Toro and BaddDDD S.S. filmmaker Sabrina Schmidt Gordon.

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BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Webisode

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America Reframed

City of Trees | Webisode

A conversation between Natasha Del Toro and Cherie Abbanat of MIT and Haiti Projects.

6:21

City of Trees | Webisode

6:21

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America Reframed

My Life in China | A Conversation with Kenneth Eng

Filmmaker Kenneth Eng on the very personal father and son journey of "My Life in China."

2:29

My Life in China | A Conversation with Kenneth Eng

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Divide in Concord | Webisode

A conversation between Natasha Del Toro and Dr. Kara Lavender Law of Sea Education Assoc.

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Divide in Concord | Webisode

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America Reframed

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Behind The Story #1

A behind-the-story of the poet & activist Sonia Sanchez from "BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez."

4:27

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Behind The Story #1

4:27

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America Reframed

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Behind The Story #2

A behind-the-story of the making of the documentary "BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez."

2:03

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez | Behind The Story #2

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America Reframed

Before You Know It | Webisode

A conversation between Natasha Del Toro, PJ Raval (Before You Know It) and Ty Martin.

5:10

Before You Know It | Webisode

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America Reframed

Where God Likes To Be | Webisode

A conversation between Natasha Del Toro and Dr. Adrienne Keene (Where God Likes To Be).

5:36

Where God Likes To Be | Webisode

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Previews of America Reframed89

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America Reframed

Class of '27 | Promo

Stories highlighting early childhood education as the key to realizing the American Dream.

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Class of '27 | Promo

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America Reframed

Buried Above Ground | Promo

"Buried Above Ground" follows Americans fighting to overcome the paralyzing grip of PTSD.

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Buried Above Ground | Promo

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America Reframed

The Hand That Feeds | Promo

The power struggle that turned a single city block into a battlefield over service wages.

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The Hand That Feeds | Promo

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America Reframed

College Week | Promo

"College Week" documents impact of involvement on student success in a Chicago community.

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College Week | Promo

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