POV: Swim Team
Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting other teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of three diverse young athletes, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels like winning.
Take Me Home Huey
The journey of a Medevac helicopter, nearly destroyed during the Vietnam War, as it is resurrected and transformed into sculpture. The history of this Huey and its crew is uncovered during restoration. As Huey 174 morphs from wounded war bird into vivid sculpture, witness the power of art to heal surviving soldiers and families of the fallen.
Some Kind of Spark
Follow inner-city kids as they embark on a life-changing experience: the opportunity to study music in Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program, an program for at-risk kids. By painting a portrait of the students lives and struggles to do well, Some Kind of Spark illuminates the universal challenges faced by students and educators in poor communities.
Job Centered Learning
Many economist, business owners, and labor leaders have raised alarm about a rising skills gap in the United States between the jobs that are available and those with the skills needed to fill them. Job Centered Learning takes a look at the wide range of career education some high schools are offering as a way of both closing this gap.
Venture inside the maximum security Sing Sing prison to meet inmates attending college there. Despite high recidivism rates nationwide, for the past 14 years, less than one percent of the Sing Sing prisoners who earned a degree returned to prison.
Oceans of Pink
Highlighting the explosive growth of dragon boat racing among breast cancer survivors, and the growing participation among Hispanic women. Oceans of Pink is an emotional journey that tells the stories of several Latina women, leading to the international race event, where thousands of survivors from celebrate the sisterhood of dragon boaters.
Major League Cuban Baseball
In 1874, the first official baseball game was held in Cuba, in defiance of Spanish colonial law. After the country gained its independence, the sport became an integral part of the Cuban identity. Major League Cuban Baseball chronicles the history, documents the influence, and examines the impact of Cubans and Cuban-Americans on the game.
Latin Music USA: The Chicano Wave & Divas and Superstars
Mexican Americans created their own distinct musical voices - see how their music played an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights from the barrio to the national stage. And focus on the Latin pop explosion with the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market.