Hindsight is 20/20

Air date: Tues., Sept. 24, 10:30 pm

POV Shorts – Hindsight is 20/20: Balloonfest


Three short docs ruminate on America’s past:

Balloonfest – A world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes

A Night at the Garden – An (un)historic gathering of 22,000 people proceeds

Graven Image – Georgia’s deep ties to the Confederacy loom


Preview: Balloonfest


The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986. Over 1.5 million balloons were about to be released at once, breaking the world record. What could go wrong?




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