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The United States of Anxiety with Kai Wright

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 6:00pm

In a one-hour, live national call-in special, host Kai Wright and guest Professor Christina Greer look back at a remarkable 24 hours in American history.

PBS NewsHour Coverage from the U.S. Capitol

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 5:00pm

WXXI carries live, special coverage of the events that happened earlier today at the congressional joint session to count the electoral votes for President of the United States.

PBS American Portrait "I Work"

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 9:00pm

Everyday people, teachers to truck drivers, share self-shot stories about their jobs and careers.

Speaking Grief Documentary and Resources


Moving away from the idea that grief is a problem that needs to be “fixed,” Speaking Grief validates the experience of grievers and guides those wishing to support them. See the on-demand film and extensive resources for exploring the topic of grief.

Extraordinary: The Bill Atkinson Story

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 9:00pm

This film recounts the inspiring life of Father Bill Atkinson (1946-2006), who was paralyzed as a teenager and went on to become the first quadriplegic priest in the U.S.

Governor Cuomo's 2021 State of the State

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:30am

Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2021 State of the State address on Monday.

Independent Lens "A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem"

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 10:00pm

Three brave cheerleaders take on the NFL, battling for recognition -- and a raise.

City Hall

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 8:00pm

This Frederick Wiseman film shares the fascinating, urgent portrait of Democracy in action.

Election Night Coverage

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 6:00pm

WXXI presents updates and analysis on Election Night from PBS NewsHour and NPR.

Voice of the Voter: Candidate Debate for 55th State Senate District

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 8:00pm

Democrat Samra Brouk and Republican Chris Missick are vying for New York’s 55th Senate District seat and will participate in a Voice of the Voter debate.

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