• POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: Common Ground
    StoryCorps Shorts: Common Ground
    Cheraton Love is a liberal, and her father-in-law Jim White is conservative. ...
    Cheraton Love is a liberal, and her father-in-law Jim White is conservative. Cheraton invited Jim for a conversation using the StoryCorps app at his home in Silver Valley, NC.
    Air Date 10/18/2018
    0:02:03
  • POV -- A Night At The Garden
    A Night At The Garden
    In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to ...
    In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history. A Night At the Garden uses striking ...
    Air Date 10/1/2018
    0:07:35
  • POV -- Balloonfest
    Balloonfest
    The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986. Over 1.5 million balloons ...
    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?
    Air Date 10/1/2018
    0:07:02
  • POV -- Into My Life
    Into My Life
    Growing up in the largest affordable housing cooperative in Brooklyn, ...
    Growing up in the largest affordable housing cooperative in Brooklyn, Cassandra’s world was artfully framed by her mother’s Super-8 camera. Today, still living in the same place, Cassandra ...
    Air Date 9/28/2018
    0:09:02
  • POV -- Give
    Give
    Challenging traditional documentary practices with experimental approaches to ...
    Challenging traditional documentary practices with experimental approaches to editing and sound, GIVE explores Roland Gordon’s motivations to create a monumental visual archive displaying centuries ...
    Air Date 9/28/2018
    0:17:05
  • POV -- Public Money
    Public Money
    Across New York City, a bold experiment in participatory democracy is underway. ...
    Across New York City, a bold experiment in participatory democracy is underway. Following the process over one year in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park – a multicultural, diverse neighborhood – this ...
    Air Date 9/27/2018
    0:15:02
  • POV -- A Debtor's Prison
    A Debtor's Prison
    In the hometown of police shooting victim Michael Brown and the surrounding ...
    In the hometown of police shooting victim Michael Brown and the surrounding municipalities, a practice with historical antecedents has become systematic: the operation of modern day debtors’ ...
    Air Date 9/27/2018
    0:10:36
  • POV -- Beatrice
    S31 E8: Beatrice
    Beatrice Vio has cultivated a passion for fencing since she was five years old. ...
    Beatrice Vio has cultivated a passion for fencing since she was five years old. At eleven, she contracted severe meningitis which took her to the brink of death. The doctors gave her an unimaginable ...
    Air Date 7/23/2018
    0:08:39
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: Lessons Learned
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    StoryCorps Shorts: Lessons Learned
    From the first roll call of the 1964 school year, William Lynn Weaver was ...
    From the first roll call of the 1964 school year, William Lynn Weaver was targeted by white teachers at the Tennessee high school he and 13 other black students integrated. A few weeks later, Weaver, ...
    Air Date 5/3/2018
    0:03:09
  • POV -- Graven Image
    Graven Image
    Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores ...
    Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain.
    Air Date 4/26/2018
    0:11:14
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: Tom's War
    StoryCorps Shorts: Tom's War
    After being drafted in 1969, Tom Geerdes served as an Army medic in the ...
    After being drafted in 1969, Tom Geerdes served as an Army medic in the 11th Armored Calvary in Vietnam and Cambodia.  Like many veterans, he returned home a changed man.  At StoryCorps, Tom ...
    Air Date 9/17/2017
    0:02:25
  • POV -- Our Voices Are Rarely Heard
    Our Voices Are Rarely Heard
    With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences ...
    With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences of living in long term solitary confinement. This short documentary offers a visceral snapshot of the day-in-the-life ...
    Air Date 7/14/2017
    0:05:25
  • POV -- 4.1 Miles
    S30 E2: 4.1 Miles
    In the Oscar-nominated short film 4.1 Miles, Daphne Matziaraki follows a day in ...
    In the Oscar-nominated short film 4.1 Miles, Daphne Matziaraki follows a day in the life of Kyriakos Papadopoulos, a captain in the Greek Coast Guard who is caught in the middle of the biggest refugee ...
    Air Date 6/26/2017
    0:24:45
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: The Bookmobile
    StoryCorps Shorts: The Bookmobile
    At eight years old, Storm Reyes was already working full time with other migrant ...
    At eight years old, Storm Reyes was already working full time with other migrant farm workers in the fields outside Tacoma, Washington. One day, a bookmobile arrived and brought her new worlds— and ...
    Air Date 4/12/2016
    0:03:21
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: Driven
    S30 E7: StoryCorps Shorts: Driven
    Wendell Scott was the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of ...
    Wendell Scott was the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. His son, Frank, remembers what it took for his father to cross the finish line at racetracks throughout the South in ...
    Air Date 2/1/2016
    0:02:48
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: Clean Streets
    StoryCorps Shorts: Clean Streets
    Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten ...
    Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten years on the same garbage route in Manhattan's West Village and became fixtures in the community. After 31 years on the ...
    Air Date 9/18/2015
    0:02:47
  • POV -- StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union
    StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union
    When Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot — ...
    When Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot — but she had a long fight ahead of her. During the Jim Crow era, the board of registrars at Alabama's Hale County ...
    Air Date 6/29/2015
    0:02:51
  • POV -- 20/Nothing
    20/Nothing
    20/Nothing follows Evan Smith, a man who lost his left eye many years ago. This ...
    20/Nothing follows Evan Smith, a man who lost his left eye many years ago. This experimental film takes an in-depth look at a life with no depth perception.
    Air Date 10/12/2014
    0:05:55
  • POV -- Irma
    Irma
    Irma is an intimate musical portrait of Irma Gonzalez, the former world champion ...
    Irma is an intimate musical portrait of Irma Gonzalez, the former world champion of women's professional wrestling. Filmed in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl – a notorious district of Mexico City – Irma ...
    Air Date 4/7/2014
    0:12:20
  • POV -- Good Soil
    Good Soil
    In 1983 the German energy giant RWE started digging for coal in the Garzweiler ...
    In 1983 the German energy giant RWE started digging for coal in the Garzweiler II pit. Since then 16 villages around the mine have been resettled. Against all odds, brothers Helmut and Joachim Meier ...
    Air Date 3/11/2014
    0:08:26
  • POV -- American Promise
    S26 E15: American Promise
    In American Promise, African-American parents Joe Brewster and Michèle ...
    In American Promise, African-American parents Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson film their son and his friend, who attend one of the country’s most prestigious private schools.
    Air Date 2/4/2014
    1:51:44