Stories

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Wellington, Texas

When you enter Wellington, Texas, one of the first things you see is a large billboard that says: Welcome to Wellington: Great Past, Bright Future.

We're Here to Work!

This documentary, part of a series called America's Women: A Legacy of Change, examines how women's lives have changed since they won the vote in 1920s, focusing on the period from World War II through the 1950s.

When the Dog Was Just the Dog

When her husband brings two puppies home, producer Lea Redfern becomes completely immersed in the world of canines. Now dog culture pervades her every waking moment, from commanding her social life to steering her personal politics.

Waiting . . . for Love

This is a playful exploration of Nicholas Longstaff's first forays into the world of relationships, documenting the semantics of falling in and out of love.

We Believe We Are Invincible

In sports, the margin of victory can come down to just thousandths of a second. Ben Rubin interviews several famous track and field stars to explore the mental edge athletes try to develop as they prepare for competition.

Why Share

A gentleman attempts to share a Taxi but finds an unwelcomed response.

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Woman Found Dead By Lake Shore

The body of a woman - violently injured - is found on the shore of a lake northeast of Loftahammer, Sweden. The prime suspect? Her husband.

We've Forgotten James Powell

As we near the end of a violent summer of 2014, we look back to the summer of 1964. Late afternoon, New York City: a group of kids hangs out on a stoop after a day of summer school, just kicking it, like they always do.

Where's Richard?

On February 15, 2014 Richard Simmons didn’t show up to teach the exercise class he had led for 40 years - and he hasn't been seen in public since.

Work in Progress

By now you've probably heard plenty of stories about "the transformation of a beleaguered Detroit" but we bet you've never heard one like Work in Progress.

Who Is Vern Nash?

The day Thelon Oeming moved into an apartment in a working class area of Toronto, he saw a hunched-back man shouting to himself in the middle of the street.

Walt Whitman: Song of Myself

This is an excerpt from Curtis Fox's portrait of Walt Whitman, one of the world's greatest poets, and his radical vision of America.

When Do You Feel Feminine?

After a teenager was killed near San Francisco for having a different biological gender from the one she expressed, some local middle-schoolers wanted to know why. What is gender, anyway?