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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 9:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents the definitive history of the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself amidst profound loss, massive destruction and revolutionary social change.

Sealab: American Experience

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 3:00pm

This film tells the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy’s daring program that tested the limits of human endurance, revolutionized the way humans explored the ocean and laid the groundwork for undersea military missions to come.

Remembering George H.W. Bush

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:00am

WXXI brings you live coverage of former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral service in its entirety.

Oyler: One School, One Year

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 6:00pm

Can a school save a community? This film asks just that, telling the story of a Cincinnati public school fighting to break the cycle of poverty.


POV: All the Difference

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 10:00pm

All the Difference traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dream of graduating from college.


The American St. Nick

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:00pm
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America Reframed: Personal Statement On-Demand

America Reframed: Personal Statement follows three inspirational teens in Brooklyn who take it upon themselves to make a difference by becoming peer college counselors in their schools. They are high school seniors who are fighting to defy the odds not only for themselves but for every single one of their classmates. They have decided to become the very resource they don’t have themselves. 

Veterans Coming Home: Women in the Military

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:00pm

Five documentary shorts from the Veterans Coming Home project look at women in the military.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:00pm

A film that explores the life of chaplains and their changing role in today’s world.

The American St. Nick

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 4:00pm

WXXI remembers Pittsford native Richard Brookins, who played the lead role in this documentary that tells the amazing true story of war, honor, luck and love. 

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