AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents The Vote, a new four-hour, two-part documentary series that tells the dramatic story of the epic – and surprisingly unfamiliar – crusade waged by American women for the right to vote.
Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.
Born This Way: Awaʻs Story – In New Zealand, Te Awarangi ‘Awa’ Puna is an openly transgender Maori teen attending her final year at Kapiti College in Wellington, New Zealand. This documentary follows her journey from male to female as we see the support of her family and the hurdles she must overcome.
Films about the LGBTQ experience around the world. Reluctantly Queer: a young gay man from Ghana struggles to reconcile his love for his mother with his sexuality through a series of letters in this deceptively simple yet powerful piece.
This is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.
Explore the recent rise in antisemitism, which is increasing in ways not seen since the 1930s, in the U.S. and Europe, and hear firsthand accounts from victims, witnesses and others who have experienced it.
STELLA & CO : A ROMANTIC MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT AGING is full of wonderful stories about what it’s like to age in North America. Unlike other cultures that revere their elders, Americans tend to place older people aside.
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis and meet some of the faces behind the statistics whose stories bring insights and hope.
Guest: Ali Breland. Mother Jones correspondent Ali Breland discusses combating bigotry online, demonetizing extremism, and breaking up new media monopolies.
The students embark on yearlong senior projects. The prison debate team faces West Point and Harvard. Some students face the realities of going home. Bachelor’s and associate degrees are awarded on graduation day.
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