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A senior man pushing a senior woman using a wheelchair in a living room. Caption. And caregivers at home just got forgotten.
1 hours 56 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of the World Trade Center towers obscured by an explosive plume of fiery smoke. Right tower gapes open near top.
1 hours 26 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage boy with his arm over a girl's shoulder as they walk down a school hallway. Text over the image reads, Carnel ranks in the nation's top 5% of public high schools in academics. Caption. People talking and laughing.
53 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman wearing a white blouse and black vest sits behind a desk and gestures at camera. Title card below reads, "Olga Block, Co-Founder and CEO of Basis". Caption. They wanted to get rid of me in kindergarten.
50 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital rendering. Aerial view of 2 switchback staircases with white figures walking downwards on a level labeled, "sixty-ninth floor."
1 hours 26 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a boy laying with his head next to another person and smiling with his eyes closed. Caption. Sound of crowd cheering.
7 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person lightly touches a hand to a newborn baby hooked up to tubes. Caption. She depends on a mechanical ventilator.
52 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of Black girl and father speaking to senior White man. Caption. I had my big daddy's hand to walk with.
23 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of teenagers getting ready in a gym locker room, some wearing bathing suits, others in shirts and shorts.
56 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage boy staring seriously at a teenage girl, speaking. Caption. What did you just say to me?
19 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Black and white photo of Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market in between 2 Coca Cola Classic signs. Caption. A 14-year-old black boy from Chicago.
38 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Senior man lays down on a couch with a woman standing behind him and touching his shoulders in an indoor space. Caption. Come on, I wanna dance!
52 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of young Afghan women wearing white head scarfs look down with mouths open as if to speak or sing. Caption. The Taliban regime has forbidden mixed schooling.
57 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of an American flag held up by a hand on each side. Projection screen, office chairs and desk in the background.
42 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person wearing khaki hat and shirt holding a tool. Low building and vehicle in background. Caption: this is where Thao works -- clearing land mines.
The Soul Of Southeast Asia
Episode 5
49 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of Babe Ruth wearing a baseball cap and pin-striped jersey. Caption. I'm gonna hit the next pitch right past the flagpole!
58 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Senior woman named Gloria Fawcett looks off camera with a serious expression. Caption. I noticed she wasn't crawling.
51 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Person wearing a protective gown, mask and gloves handling materials. Caption: (narrator) Is the powdered anthrax which has contaminated
57 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing a black sweater and baseball cap looks off camera with a serious expression, hands folded in front of him. Caption. He was being abused for a long time.
1 hours 16 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing black cowboy hat faces camera. Caption. And Ella is a descendant of one of these migrations.
34 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Charles Lindbergh poses for camera in front of the Spirit of Saint Louis monoplane, wearing a gray jacket and dark necktie.
1 hour 30 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Woman at door of a brick building. Caption. So with the 16 Black students and 4 Black teachers, they set up what...
43 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 12
A group of people bow forward on their knees. Caption. Are catalysts for breeding terrorism.
54 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Senior Native American wearing a feather headdress looks directly at camera. Caption. These were portraits like you might see of Roman emperors.
1 hours 25 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing a name badge pauses at a conference booth, using sign language to talk to another man wearing a badge. Behind the booth, a sign reads, "Tomato Chef." Caption. That's why the word Deaf is always spelled with a capital D.
Deaf TV
Episode 1
23 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of brown script on a tan background. Script reads, "July 4, 1776. United States of America.
44 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People stand on and around a large pile of cut grass with an unmotorized vehicle next to it. Caption: In China, young Mekong is called Lancang.
The Soul Of Southeast Asia
Episode 1
49 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of 2 baseball players colliding over home plate. Caption. He had the right man in Jackie Robinson.
1 hours 3 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Map shows a circuitous sailing route from Plymouth out to the Atlantic Ocean. Caption. Narrator. The ships turn back not once but two times.
2 hours 16 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Senior man stands on the lawn in front of a Victorian-style building. The sign next to him reads, "The Law Offices of Peter Miller".
52 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Computer image compares the features of 2 war planes. The P-51C Mustang has speed and maneuverability. The FW-190 has durability and armament. Caption. But the FW-190 is more rugged and has better armament.
45 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Sculpture of a dragon made from stone inlaid on a flat surface. Caption: It can create life, but it can also destroy it,
The Soul Of Southeast Asia
Episode 4
49 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of players spread out on a baseball field. Caption. The club officially changed its name to the New York Yankees.
1 hours 3 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Low shot of a statue in a plaza. Spanish caption. Había poca riqueza y aventuras en Extremadura.
28 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Close up of two puffins, one with fish in its mouth. Caption: During that time, the pair spends
55 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a teenager's face in shadow with an orb of light behind her shoulder. Caption. Biological survival, kill or be killed.
4 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman gestures towards a painting propped on an easel, children watching attentively. Caption. Where teachers used speech supported by signs.
56 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Line drawing. Black Seminole man wearing a cloak and long hat lunges forward as a police officer pulls back on his collar. Spanish caption. Osceola murio en prision.
49 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Closeup of a woman wearing glasses, in profile, washing dishes. Caption. After that, she refused all food and only drank juices.
27 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white military profile shot of George Herbert Walker Bush. Caption. For now, there was a war to fight... and win.
46 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo of an African American man and woman standing next to a vehicle parked on a dirt road, piled high with luggage.
1 hour 11 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of nineteenth century men surrounding an unconscious Abraham Lincoln wearing white and lying in bed.
28 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A group of Black women walking along a path outdoors in dresses, eyes looking downward. Caption. The story of black farmers in the 20th Century.
56 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Young boy with a bowl cut looks just off camera. Caption. Why she went to the hospital; when or if she would come back.
26 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
People wearing hospital gowns and masks holding a newborn baby. Caption: Congratulations.
39 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Small boats with people on the water at sunset. Caption: This way of life has been around for a long time.
The Soul Of Southeast Asia
Episode 2
49 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo shows John Pierpont Morgan walking and talking with a young man. Caption. Narrator. Morgan knew he had been beaten, but he wasn't about to give up.
44 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of three men in lab coats at a laboratory table. Caption. Who had developed a vaccine that conquered poliomyelitis.
25 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person wearing glasses, dark t-shirt, and mid-length hair looks slightly off camera in an indoor setting. Caption. That she was transgendered.
26 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Painting of Merlin dressed in medieval clothing reaching his hands out to a woman holding a baby in her arms. Caption. Merlin told her it was for the boy's own safety.
44 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
4 Native American children walking around a park area. Caption. How am I going to coach these girls?
56 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 11
Painted profile image of Laurent Clerc. Caption. A co-founder of the first permanent school for the Deaf in Connecticut called.
31 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black woman in profile with a city in the background. Caption. And this is me five years ago when this story begins.
1 hours 30 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Watercolor illustration of a man with a red bandana covering the bottom half of his face. Shadowy gray background. Caption. He wore a red handkerchief.
1 hours 20 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of dancers lean back, arching their back, with hands in the air. Caption. And they did it, they did an excellent job.
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A black and white image of Margaret Mead looking down at an indigenous Samoan man.
1 hour 25 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Debris filled water carries buildings and cars over cultivated fields. Caption: A ten-meter high wall of water surges ashore.
45 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
White man with glasses in a white shirt and dark tie walks towards camera, police officers in the background. Caption. LaTour Narrator. His title was Commissioner of Public Safety.
41 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Side angle shot of an older Mother Teresa wearing a white and blue sari holding her hands to her chin in a prayer position.
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Several Zimbabweans in wheelchairs who make up the band Liyana sing into microphones and play instruments on a street, while others look on.
Music By Prudence
Episode 1
33 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Interior shot of Paul Whittaker as a young man sitting at a grand piano and looking down towards his hands at the keys.
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of Barack Obama speaking. Caption. And yet I discovered that, for all my father's education.
39 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black man stands in a dark room, light spilling in from 1 small window behind him. Caption. I tended to believe that in the face of such diversity.
57 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry frame of a shirtless bearded man straining his face with ocean waves crashing behind him. Caption. In a matter of minutes, Odysseus loses hundreds of men.
44 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia photo of teenage girl from movie, One Survivor Remembers. Caption. And it was sort of a very, very special, memorable day.
41 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Camera of a woman sitting in the rear seat of a car looks at camera with a surprised expression. Caption. I feel I have to go back.
33 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Several women walk outside holding babies to their chests. Caption. Would have a better life in America.
56 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Black and white photo of a white building with a sign that reads L. Kaufman, Cheap Cash Store. Caption. They had all of these informal financial relationships
54 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
New York City street with cars in distance and people crossing street. Caption. Male as narrator. This is where I live.
17 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of a Black man and several White men standing around a film camera. Caption. Was the first Black man ever to make a movie.
58 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of construction at the top of a skyscraper with surrounding cityscape in the distance.
1 hours 24 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of the entrance to Pabellón Real in Plaza Mayor with crowds of people in the foreground. Spanish caption. Fue durante ese periodo que España alcanzó.
27 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Flag with an image of bigfoot on a pole next to a powerline. Caption: The discovery of Bigfoot would cause us to have to say,
1 hours 9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black man wearing a prison uniform stands in front of a group of teenagers seated and directing their attention towards him.
1 hour 38 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Elderly man with white hair wears a tan and white checkered shirt and brown slacks while sitting in a white chair on a patio with tree trunks and green plants in the background. Spanish caption. Soy Alberto Araujo Merlano.
Science And Technology (Spanish)
Episode 6
27 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Aerial shot looking down a well. Title below reads, Save our History. Caption. Dug this well to secure a supply of fresh water.
44 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Korean boy sits on the ground, hands on his knees. Caption. How did I get them? They're cigarette burns.
51 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Red jeep with U.S. flags attached. Caption. Even in rural communities that are infected now.
28 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital color illustration of how the cochlear implant attaches to the inside of the human ear. Caption. The electrodes deliver a spectrum of sound impulses.
50 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Aerial shot of Santiago, Chile. Spanish caption. Del espacio exterior y aterrizará en Santiago.
24 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of a sandy shore surrounded by rocks. Caption. But if you made it ashore alive.
52 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white side angle shot of a young Billie Holiday singing. Next to her, a cellist and another man without an instrument. Caption lyrics. Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.
57 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
2 men sit in front of barres and mirrors in a ballet studio. They are turned towards each other smiling, laughing, and speaking. Caption. And best friends with Chris since he choreographed with us.
Strictly Bolshoi
Episode 2
49 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of a pre-teen girl looking at camera. She wears a button down coat with her hands clasped behind her back and stands in front of a large school building. Caption. Linda Brown was a student at this segregated school.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 5
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of Abraham Lincoln wearing white speaking from an outdoor podium to a crowd around him. An 1850s U, S flag is nearby. Caption. Male as narrator. In the following debates with Douglas, Lincoln came closer.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 2
15 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Profile of an older man in a collared shirt wearing glasses and looking forward, mouth tight. Another man stands to his side turned slightly from camera as he stares forward with a serious expression. Caption. Gideon attempted to defend himself.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 4
16 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of the bench, bar, gallery seating and floor of a courtroom. Caption. The new law concerned the railroads of  Louisiana.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 3
12 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white illustration of a man, woman, and toddler seated at a dining table with food, flowers and table settings. Caption. So, from 1840, there was a campaign to outlaw abortion.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 1
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wall with a black and white poster of Abraham Lincoln hung between a chalkboard and decorative tiles. Title bar reads, "The Address."
The Address
Episode 1
1 hours 24 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of an index finger pointing at a photograph of 2 Chinese men in suits. Caption. Because of the case, 2 friends died, 3 friends went to jail.
57 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a girl wearing a flannel jacket, hat, and gloves, leaning against a wood railing. Caption. Got to let our children take their chances here.
43 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Vintage labeled map of Europe. Army positioned between Portugal and France, stretching out along the border to Hungary, and up to the German Empire. Caption. He led his own army on a 3-year crusade.
1 hours 29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame shows a desk with a laptop and several documents. Person's hand uses a stapler to staple a stack of papers. Caption lyrics. She'll be drivin' six white horses when she comes.
1 hours 2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration of men in a small rowboat with a giant whale breaching in front of them. Caption. Soon there is the cry from the mast of, "Thar she blows!"
44 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
World globe stopped on the Atlantic Ocean, showing Africa, and a section of North and South America. Caption. But the world is very big and life very short.
45 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Twilight shot looking down a city street with multi-story buildings. Text below reads, "The United Nations ranks Finland #1 in the world in education". Caption. For Finland being on the top in all these rankings.
1 hours 2 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Mexican man plays a harp next to a woman playing a guitar. Spanish caption. Aunque esto ya se ha sabido señores, se lo dire.
48 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 60s-era Mets baseball players, 1 Black and 1 White, smile at each other. Caption. The '69 Mets were the team of the common man.
1 hours 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of a military vehicle at night with a large explosion in the distant background. Caption. The war in the Persian Gulf.
3 hours 54 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Side view shot of a film camera in an interior space.
1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 12 -
Wide shot looking down a busy urban street with 4 lanes in both directions, buzzing with cars and pedestrians. Street leads to a towering modern building in the distance.
1 hours 9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Frame shows 2 teenagers and 2 adults around a table with artistic streams of light illuminating the scene. Spanish caption. Por eso es que esta fotografía es.
1 hours 9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of a group of men playing basketball, one reaches up to the basket and the other tries to block him. Caption. The Los Angeles Club of the Deaf.
30 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Senior man looks down and away with an emotional expression. Spanish caption. Que espera. Yo, yo cuando sembraba, senora.
1 hours 8 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Native American man in a tan cowboy hat, navy suit jacket, and orange shirt looks down towards the camera. Behind him, a brightly colored wall hanging.
59 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
5 Native American people on horseback in a snowy setting. All are holding long wooden medicine sticks at their side.
1 hours 30 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
People sit in folding chairs around a table covered with a Native American tablecloth. Some have crossed arms and others are looking down.
2 hours 0 minutes
Grade Level: 12 -
Closeup of an Afghan woman crouched near a wall, head covered with a white, gauzy hijab. Caption. I begged the Taliban to tell me where my husband was.
35 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a panel of men below a photograph of Theodor Herzl. 2 Stars of David on banners to the sides of the photo. Caption. Of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel, a State of Israel.
29 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Wide shot of a few dilapidated structures with a sparse desert landscape in the foreground. Caption. Thousands and thousands of people are living like this.
47 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
3 women look down at an open book with loose sheets of paper. Caption. Nikki is also voicing the role of Amanda.
24 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a 70s era recording device. Caption. There was an 18 1/2-minute gap on one of the Watergate tapes.
51 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration of a group of Native American people on horseback. Caption. The most important change came with the arrival of the horse.
59 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a woman smiling down at an infant. Caption. Something was amiss with Alan?
1 hours 14 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Child with cerebral palsy using a bright blue and yellow power chair. Caption. What his son had just been able to do.
56 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a dark-haired woman wearing a white coat talking into several labeled microphones as a man in a black sport coat smiles and looks at her. Caption. In Scarlett O'Hara, novelist Margaret Mitchell had created.
Women First And Foremost
Episode 1
1 hours 7 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of a blonde, short-haired woman wearing a dark coat looking at a man wearing a dark sport coat who is talking to her. Caption. Davis was dissatisfied with the quality of the scripts.
Women First And Foremost
Episode 3
58 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of a male car mechanic in uniform with tools in his hands sitting under a vehicle and looking into it. He is next to a female mechanic laying underneath the vehicle. Caption. And this is where women fill a very large vacuum.
Women First And Foremost
Episode 2
59 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12