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Updated: June 22, 2022 | 6:40 pm

Ken Burns Presents “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness”

“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” provides a window into the daily life with mental health challenges – from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. The film confronts the issue of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence and helps shift the public perception of mental health issues today.

By Christina Zeiders

“Asian Americans” Encore on WITF TV

This ambitious, five-part series documents the history of Asian Americans in a fresh, bold way.
By Christina Zeiders

Rise of the Nazis: Dictators at War

Now at the peak of his power, Hitler tries to deceive the Soviet leader with a plan to invade Britain, while secretly preparing an attack on the Soviet Union.

By Christina Zeiders

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The Neiger Family: They Survived Together

The Neiger family shares first-hand accounts of their family’s escape from Nazi-occupied Kraków and their journey to a new life in America – one of the few to survive as an intact family.

By Christina Zeiders

Ken Burns’ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Premieres April 4 and 5

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN explores the life and work of one of the most consequential, and sometimes contradictory, figures in American History – a prolific writer and publisher, a groundbreaking scientist and inventor, a world-renowned diplomat and a founding father.

By Christina Zeiders

Updated: March 25, 2022 | 3:26 pm

Baseball is Back!

Watch all nine episodes of Ken Burns’ Baseball and The Tenth Inning; free through April 30
By Christina Zeiders

American Experience Revisits Zoot Suit Riots

In 1942, L.A. was on the verge of exploding. Wartime pressures, an influx of servicemen, rebellious youth and racial conflict brought the city to its breaking point in the Zoot Suit Riots. Watch Tuesday at 9pm on WITF TV.

By Christina Zeiders

Untold Stories of the Mother Road

Uncover the extraordinary lives and achievements of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to build fulfilling lives and legacies on America’s most iconic highway.

By Fred Vigeant

Betty White: First Lady of Television

Celebrate the beloved star with tributes from Ryan Reynolds, Valerie Bertinelli, Tina Fey and more.

By Fred Vigeant

Fannie Lou Hamer’s America

Explore and celebrate the life of a fearless Mississippi sharecropper turned human rights activist.

By Fred Vigeant
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