Return to the Roots of Civil Rights
For eights days in June 2006, a group of Western Pennsylvanians journeyed to the sites of America’s Civil Rights struggle. OnQ’s producers documented the group as they made their way from one Civil Rights milestone to another.
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The OffQ gang wraps up their discussion on Steeler Ben Roethlisberger, covering his six game suspension and mental evaluation and the question of whether the Steelers will trade him. The group also covers the Zappala dispute, County Council approving the minimum wage increase and issues being raised with mine safety.
OnQ's Michael Bartley sits down for a chat with PBS president and CEO, Paula Kerger. Tune in for the interview.