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Soft Vengeance - Albie Sachs and the New South Africa
Winner of a Peabody Award , SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. As a…
Bridging the Divide - Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race
During this tumultuous election season, watch a film about an election which made a real difference. Broadcast on PBS in 2016, BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race tells the compelling story about Los Angeles Mayor Tom…
Eleanor Roosevelt
Part of the Series: American Experience
PBS
She was the nation's conscience, a tireless advocate for the disadvantaged, a woman who influenced American social policies for decades and pushed through the first international charter on human rights. Eleanor Roosevelt survived a painful childhood and a difficult marriage…
War Redefined
Part of the Series: Women, War & Peace
PBS
The capstone of Women, War & Peace, War Redefined challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain through incisive interviews with leading thinkers, Secretaries of State and seasoned survivors of war and peace-making. Their experiences reveal how…
Miss Firecracker
Carnelle Scott is best-known in her hometown of Yazoo City, MS, for her unrepentant promiscuity. An orphan taken in by her genteel relatives, she idolizes her older cousin, Elain Rutledge, a former Fourth of July "Miss Firecracker" contest winner who…
I Came to Testify
Part of the Series: Women, War & Peace
PBS
When the Balkans exploded into war in the 1990s, reports that tens of thousands of women were being systematically raped as a tactic of ethnic cleansing captured the international spotlight. I Came to Testify is the moving story of how…
Go Tell it on the Mountain
A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearnings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the…
The War We Are Living
Part of the Series: Women, War & Peace
PBS
If you ask Colombia's city dwellers and governing political class, they'll tell you the country's 40-year-old civil war is over. But The War We Are Living reveals the "other" Colombia, in rural areas far away from the capital, where the…
Peace Unveiled
Part of the Series: Women, War & Peace
PBS
When the U.S. troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. Peace Unveiled follows three women who immediately began to organize to make sure that…
Women, War & Peace
PBS
Women, War & Peace is a bold new PBS mini-series challenging the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain. Women, War & Peace places women at the center of an urgent dialogue about conflict and security and reframes…
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