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Childhood Lost

A new documentary shining a light on Adultification: the perception that African American girls are more adult and less in need of support and care than girls of a different race.

Behind Enemy Lines

A Pilot's Story of Survival

Shot down two weeks before D-Day, P-47 fighter pilot Wally King experienced turmoil first-hand. Now 97 and living in New Wilmington, PA, he relives the uncertainty and desperation, along with unexpected moments of humanity.

Starved: Our Food Insecurity Crisis

More than a million people in Pennsylvania are hungry because they cannot afford or do not have access to healthy food. WQED examines food insecurity affecting thousands in the region.

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VOICES: The Most Livable City for Who?

Among U.S. cities, Pittsburgh ranks poorly in many areas involving racial equity. Hear from a diverse group of community leaders and activists on how to improve our region's lack of progress and get involved in finding solutions.

An Unlikely Refuge

As a follow-up to WQED’s PBS national documentary, “Harbor from the Holocaust” this 30-minute local documentary examines the Pittsburgh connections to a little-known story of Jews who found refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust.

Emma Writt

In Pittsburgh's African American community, the suffrage movement was vibrant, and it grew out of women's reading clubs. Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

The Longwell House

Pittsburgh 360

Efforts are underway in Monongahela, Washington County to renovate a landmark home built in 1872, as a permanent site for the town’s historical society.

 


Happy Day Dessert Factory

Pittsburgh Eats

Named after a song his grandmother always sang, owner Galen Moorer Jr. offers fresh, homemade confections year round at this North Side treat shop!

Jon Bindley

WQED Sessions

This episode features the song "Future Tripping" by Jon Bindley of Bindley Hardware Co.

The Wheel Mill

Just a Minute

The Wheel Mill is Pittsburgh's first indoor bike park, with 80,000 sq ft of jumps, ramps and trails for BMX and Mountain Bikers of all ages.

Ballot Integrity

Campaign U

More than half of all ballots are expected to be cast by mail in this election. Here's a look at ballot security, and how to make sure your vote is counted.

Phat Man Dee

WQED Sessions

This episode features the song stylings of Phat Man Dee, a cosmic jazz cabaret vocalist, band leader and music educator.

Tamburitzans: Prism

Pittsburgh-based Tamburitzans keep many world cultural traditions alive through costume, music and dance. See the troupe's performance of 'Prism."

August Wilson Park: You Plan Right

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and other agencies worked closely with the community to transform a rundown Hill District park into a green space for art, nature, and play.

SOS: Support Our Schools

WQED Education

A new universally-designed project that engages students for a period of ten days and crosses curriculum areas to address grade level standards in multiple subject areas.

RADical Days

Voice of the Arts

Jim Cunningham spoke with Dusty Elias Kirk and Shannon Musgrave of the Allegheny Regional Asset District about the 2020 RADical Days events; how they've managed to continue the tradition through the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards

WQED is the proud recipient of 14 Mid-Atlantic EMMY Awards, including the award for Overall Excellence for the fifth time.

Lynne Hayes-Freeland: A Determined Voice

A constant on the air for decades - and a supportive voice in Pittsburgh's African American community - Lynne reflects on her career and the role today's journalists have in the Black community.

Learning at Home

WQED Education

This school year is going to be unlike any other. WQED has online resources for parents, educators, students and caregivers.

A Couple Quick Quarantine Questions

See what a socially-distant Rick Sebak has been up to in pandemic Pittsburgh!

2020 Golden Quill Awards

On September 3rd, WQED was honored to receive 12 awards, including two "Best of Show" honors for overall excellence in broadcast journalism and video.

WQED Membership Food Drive

See how YOU, our members, helped out in the community in a big way! Special thanks to SHIM, Bistro to Go and Don's Appliances.

Explaining Coronavirus to Kids

FYI

A new free book by Pittsburgh pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Deborah Rotenstein explores the coronavirus from a child's perspective.

The Gift of Art

Digital Docs

Pittsburgh gallery owner Steve Mendelson takes his vast collection to the street, to spread some joy during the pandemic.

The Vote

American Experience

Meet the unsung heroes of the movement and relive the fiery, dramatic and unrelenting campaign that led to passage of the 19th Amendment.

Casselman River

Nature Breaks

This stunning waterway is among the memorable sights along the Great Allegheny Passage.

Fighting Stress

Stay Home with WQED: FYI

A Pittsburgh psychologist and family therapist offers techniques and suggestions to keep mentally and physically healthy in times of reduced social interaction.

The Robot Doctor

A new educational video series that extends robotics and mathematics lessons to high school age students during the COVID-19 crisis.

Autism: Behind the Lens

Digital Docs

High school can be difficult for young people on the spectrum, especially with communication, but filmmaking is opening up new doors.