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A Determined Voice

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Profile of respected television journalist and radio personality, Lynne Hayes-Freeland.

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An Unlikely Refuge

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Pittsburgh connections to a little-known story of Jews who found refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust.

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August Wilson Park

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A rundown Hill District park is transformed into a nature sanctuary that serves the needs of its neighbors.

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Behind Enemy Lines

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97-year-old Wally King reflects on his unforgettable World War II experiences.

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Black Horizons: From the Archives

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Rediscovering lost interviews from WQED’s iconic minority affairs series.

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Emma Writt: Suffragist Pioneer

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One of Pittsburgh earliest African American suffragists and her role in the voters’ rights movement.

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Family Portrait

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Fred Kenderson reflects on his remarkable career, during which he became one of Pittsburgh's first corporate photographers.

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Limitless

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Pittsburgh photographer Mikael Owunna whose work is driven by his identity as a queer Nigerian.

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Out of the Woods

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Takes viewers to historic sites including Fort Ligonier, Fort Necessity, Fort Pitt, Bushy Run Battlefield, Braddock’s Battlefield, and historic Hanna’s Town.

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Roots Run Deep

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A unique exhibit explores how contemporary Black hairstyles are tied to tradition.

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The Longwell House

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Efforts to restore a landmark building into the new home for Monongahela’s historical society.

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