Screening & discussion of Ken Burns' "Jackie Robinson." Examines the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball's color line. Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend's life on and off the field.
Daniel and Katerina are at Miss Elaina's Museum-Go-Round to make their costumes for Dress Up Day. While Daniel and Miss Elaina know exactly what they want to be, Katerina is having a harder time deciding on just the right costume. Eventually she comes up with a very clever idea!
Independent Lens’ Best of Enemies is a documentary about the legendary debates between two great public intellectuals, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley. Their program came to define a new era of public discourse in the media demarcating the moment that TV’s political ambition shifted from narrative to spectacle. In the summer of 1968, ABC News aired a series of ten nationally televised debates during the presidential conventions. Viewing each other’s political ideologies as dangerous – even catastrophic – for America, they slugged out policy, personal insult and revisionist histories to stake out opposing political positions that continue to resonate today.
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