Pittsburgh 360: August Wilson Center, Struggle in Selma & Playing It Forward
We focus on the contributions of African Americans to our history and our future. Find out what people in the region are doing to celebrate the work of playwright August Wilson, then learn more about those who marched for their right to vote. We’ll meet a man who crossed racial lines in sports in 1950 and how he’s making a difference in Pittsburgh today before getting a look at an exhibit at the City-County Building aimed at honoring those who are paving the way for future generations.
Pittsburgh 360: August Wilson Center, Struggle in Selma & Playing It Forward aired on Feb 26, 2015.
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Original airdate: Oct 23, 2014
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Original airdate: Oct 16, 2014
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Original airdate: Oct 09, 2014
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Original airdate: Oct 02, 2014
We begin this episode of Pittsburgh 360 by following host Tonia Caruso to the Mon Valley where she finds out what Heritage Community Initiatives is doing to continue the revival in the Mon Valley area and make a difference in the lives of those who live there. Then we’re going back to school to learn some of the history of the Pittsburgh Public Schools. And finally, we’re reliving days gone by with stories and old baseball photos taken during the days of Forbes Field.
Original airdate: May 06, 2014
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Original airdate: Apr 10, 2014