Frontline: Ebola Outbreak
FRONTLINE travels to the epicenter of the Ebola crisis to find out how and why the outbreak has spiraled out of control -- and to track the fight to contain the virus's deadly spread.
America After Ferguson
While the facts of the case are still in dispute, for many the story of Ferguson, MO has become a symbol of the larger social divides in America, exposing a persistent disconnect along lines of race, class and identity. Through conversations and special reports, America After Ferguson explores these complex questions raised by the events in Ferguson.
Another Day in Paradise
More than 5,000 sailors live onboard the USS Nimitz. All have left loved ones behind for a deployment to the Persian Gulf. Another Day in Paradise focuses on a pilot, Marine and sailor in different phases of fatherhood as they struggle with family issues while serving their country in the dangerous environment of a nuclear aircraft carrier.
Craft in America: Service
From the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program and the G.I. Bill to contemporary soldiers and veterans, Craft in America: Service documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal. Part of the PBS veterans initiative “Stories of Service."
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork
Celebrating the spectacular beadwork of the Northwest Plateau People. Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork provides a rare opportunity to experience Plateau culture through the eyes and hearts of artists, who share their history, motivation, and the beadwork that plays an important role in binding their culture together.
Across the Creek
Broken by the legacy of colonialism, Lakota Tribes struggle for restoration, healing and rebuilding. Across the Creek is a conversation between the elder and younger generations about reclaiming their stories and culture. By looking at traditional family structure, spirituality, language and values, they hope to build a vision for the future.
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101
Chronicling the life of Comanche activist and national civil rights leader LaDonna Harris, who led an extensive life of Native political and social activism since the 1960s, and is now passing on her traditional cultural and leadership values to a new generation of emerging Indigenous leaders.
Diné warriors have served in the military, from Code talkers in WWII, to Army Rangers in Vietnam, to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But their dedication and courage in battle does not protect them when they return home. Fortunately, many find help through strong women, traditional healing and western talk therapy to create a new normal.
Choctaw Code Talkers
In 1918, not yet citizens of the United States, Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked to use their Native language as a powerful tool against the German Forces in World War I -- setting a precedent for code talking as an effective military weapon and establishing them as America's original code talkers.
Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum
When you hear the phrase "Native American music" you may not think of tubas, trumpets and marches. Yet this rich musical tradition has been a part of Native American culture for over 100 years. Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum offers viewers an unexpected and engaging picture of this little-known Native music scene.