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War That Made America, The
"The War That Made America" brings to life a vastly important - but often misunderstood - period of American history, a period that set in motion forces that would culminate in the American Revolution. The dramatic documentary tells the story of the French and Indian War (1754-1763), which began in the wilderness of the Pennsylvania frontier and spread throughout the colonies, into Canada, and ultimately around the world.
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What's Causing Cancer?
An OnQ Special Edition
What's fact? What's fiction? What's cause for concern - when it comes to the connection between cancer and the environment?
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What's in the Water?
An OnQ Special Series
Western Pennsylvanians enjoy their rivers, streams and lakes, but do we take our water for granted? Many parts of the world are plagued with polluted water, or have limited access to any water at all. That may sound like someone else's problem, but people in the Pittsburgh region are taking innovative steps to prevent future water problems and to correct existing ones.
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World War II: Pittsburgh Stories
An OnQ Special
They're our aging parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts - veterans of World War II - and each year there are fewer to tell their stories.
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WQED is proud to partner with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to cover important health topics. "Living With Mental Illness" explores diagnosis, treatment and ending the stigma associated with behavioral health issues. The "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer" series reports on early detection and the latest treatment of cancers most commonly associated with men and women.


  • WQED first told her story in "Portraits for the Home Front." Now the legacy of Elizabeth Black continues in a new documentary.