When Steve Jobs needed a liver transplant in 2009, the Apple CEO left California and went to Memphis, Tenn. While his home state has some of the longest waiting lists in the country for donated livers, Tennessee has some of the shortest. Many health advocates point to Jobs’ story as an example of the harsh disparities ...Continue Reading
POV: Dance for Me VIDEO
Professional ballroom dancing is very big in little Denmark. Since success in this intensely competitive art depends on finding the right partner, aspiring Danish dancers often look beyond their borders to find their matches. In Dance for Me, 15-year-old Russian performer Egor leaves home and family to team up with 14-year-old Mie, one of Denmark’s most ...Continue Reading
Islands is a dialogue-free fable that tells the story of Vaine – a beautiful young woman trapped on an island with Putu, her brutish ‘protector’. Each day, she briefly escapes his attentions and goes to the strait that separates their island from Tamatoa’s island; Tamatoa stands on the opposite shore and they share a gentle, ...Continue Reading
PBS Gangster Night VIDEO
PBS Gangster Night: all-new “Al Capone: Icon”, an examination of the legendary gangster’s enduring impact. History Detectives Special Investigations veteran detectives go after the answer to the question “Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?”.
A missing boy, a dead journalist, and an absconder from an open prison plunge DC Endeavour Morse and DI Thursday into the unearthing of corruption in their midst and horrors from the past. The riveting Season 2 finale, written by Inspector Lewis creator and Inspector Morse writer Russell Lewis, stars Shaun Evans as young Endeavour Morse, Roger Allam as ...Continue Reading
Unique Hughley likes to compose poetry by the glow of his iPhone while he walks around at night through the urban core of Kansas City, Missouri, where he grew up. “I grew up in a bad place. I grew up right on Prospect and that’s like a horrible place where I come from,” Hughley said. ...Continue Reading