Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans.
An investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode Two examines how Donald Trump’s campaign exploited the country’s divisions and how his presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.
An investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode One traces how Barack Obama’s promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump.
Set in a women’s prison, Great Performances: Julius Caesar offers a powerful dramatization of the catastrophic consequences of a political leader’s extension of power beyond constitutional confines through an all-female lens.
The next INSIGHTS presents two discussions: –From 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm, we’ll talk about a Constitutional Convention and how it works. Hawai‘i’s last one was 40 years ago. This November, voters will decide whether to hold another one.
In 1957, nine African American students walked through the doors of the all-white Little Rock Central High in Arkansas and stood against an angry mob in a defining moment for the nation’s civil rights movement. Minnijean Brown Trickey was one of those students, now known as the Little Rock Nine. Trickey, a teacher, writer and lecturer whose life work has been to build understanding and promote freedom and equality, shares details of her story that she doesn’t often tell. This program is Part 2 of 2.
Leading up to the September 17th premiere of THE VIETNAM WAR, the 10-part documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I examines what Hawai‘i was like during the Vietnam era. A Buffalo Springfield tune from the 60s declared, “Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong.
Go to the front lines of the controversial battle currently being waged over so-called TRAP laws – Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers – which reproductive rights advocates believe are designed to restrict access to abortion.
Watch history being made as Zimbabwe attempts to draft its first-ever democratic constitution. Filmed over three years, this riveting account of a country’s challenging first steps towards democracy plays like a true-life political thriller.
In 2006, under the neon lights of a gay-friendly neighborhood in New York City, a group of African American lesbians were violently threatened by a man on the street. The women fought back and were later charged with gang assault and attempted murder.
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