Caring for Mom & Dad
Examine an unprecedented demographic shift — the 75 million baby boomers now entering their retirement years — and the problems in caring for this aging population when they can no longer care for themselves.
The question of who serves in America’s military has shaped strategy and policy, and stranded Americans in uniform for years. From the Civil War to the conflicts of the Vietnam era, forced military service has torn the nation apart, and united Americans in a common purpose. Hear how a single, controversial issue continues to define America.
The Day the '60s Died
In May 1970, four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War. From college campuses to the jungles of Cambodia, to the Nixon White House, The Day the '60s Died returns to that turbulent spring 45 years ago.
Filipino American Lives: Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers
The story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of 1500 Filipino farm workers who instigated one of the American farm labor movement’s finest hours – The Delano Grape Strike of 1965 that brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).
Filipino American Lives: Harana: The Search for the Lost Art of Serenade
Upon his father's death, guitarist Florante returns to the Philippines and rediscovers the music of harana - a long-forgotten tradition of Filipino serenading. Intent on unearthing these songs, he travels to remote provinces where he discovers three of the last surviving practitioners. Can harana be restored to its former glory?
Our American Family: The Futuras
Capturing the story of the Furutas, a Japanese American family in California, who established a successful goldfish farm through hard work, only to have their business devastated and family separated during WWII. Their indomitable spirit prevails as they return home and band together to pursue the American dream a second time.
Keola Beamer: Mālama Ko Aloha (Keep Your Love)
The idea of Aloha is Hawai‘i’s greatest gift to the world. But a lot of people don’t know what it is, or how to find it, or how to discover it in our own hearts.