Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the writer and his enduring influence.
April 12, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
Eric Liu shares his perspective on how Americans can find unity.
April 11, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
April 10, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
The battle over voting rights continues as big businesses criticize Georgia’s voting laws.
Robert Reich and Maya MacGuineas discuss America's staggering national debt.
Simon Lewis; Patricia Scotland; Margaret MacMillan; Simon Schama; Saeed Khatibzadeh
April 9, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
Donald De Lucca; Laura Coates; Regina King; Kemp Powers; Dorothy A. Brown
April 8, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
April 7, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
Linda Sanchez; Andrea Martinez; Jodie Foster; Nancy Hollander; Reuben Miller
Seattle artists are selling digital art on the blockchain.
April 6, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
Washington’s razor clam season shut down by hazardous algal blooms.
Peter Westmacott; Bill Cassidy; Samantha Stark
WA may regulate medically necessary abortions at religious hospitals.
April 5, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
How a horrific incident of racial violence became catalyst for the civil rights movement.
Exposing prejudices and threats to civil liberty in facial recognition algorithms and A.I.
Mr. SOUL! explores the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public TV.
Explore the life of one of the most influential African American thought leaders.
A thriving Black community in Tulsa, rebuilt after a 1921 racially-motivated massacre.
Can police reform work? FRONTLINE returns to a troubled department after four years.
The life of singer Marian Anderson and her triumphant 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial
This startling expose unravels a history of abuse of suspects by the Chicago police.
A haunting look at the deep and lasting wounds of segregation and racial injustice.
17-year-old Jamari faces up to four years of detention after pleading guilty to robbery.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the resurgence of white supremacists in America.
The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying.
Post-Civil War America was a new world.
Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896
Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.
PBS NewsHour Special: America in Black & Blue
Watch Part I of JACKIE ROBINSON, directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon.
Watch Part II of JACKIE ROBINSON, directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon.
Why were most slaves in America from West Africa?
Danielle looks at Confederate and Union Civil War monuments.
How did Americans come to believe that race equals visible physical characteristics?
What's the difference between race and ethnicity?
One of FRONTLINE's most requested programs -- a teacher's lesson in discrimination.
A.C. Thompson talks about the rise of white supremacy among young American males.
A haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.
How do you transform a troubled police department?
The Black Panthers premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
Across lines of race and ethnicity, alliances formed among Chicago activists in the '60s.
History can’t be rewritten, but can it be redressed?
A battle emerges in New Orleans as the city debates Confederate monuments.
On the Brink tells a Central District story of history, hope and determination.
The panelists discuss race in America.
Black Twitter continues to be a source of debate, research, and of course endless cackles.
Washington Week full episode for May 29, 2020
A filmmaker, a comedian and a musician explore the use of the term “white pride.”
A professor, a comedian, and an artist break down their interpretation “race card."
Examine the current function and long history of American’s use of “code words”.
Yakima Canutt, a rodeo star from Palouse, became Hollywood's greatest stuntman. He even t
You've heard of moonshine, but what about bathtub sake?
While digging a pond on Orcas Island 10 years ago, a crew turned up some ancient bones.
The first Hollywood movie ever shot in Seattle was "Tugboat Annie."
This guy was the last of the old West style outlaws in the Northwest.
Tide flats, Hooverville, Kingdome, Centurylink.
For centuries, there is evidence that Japanese vessels have washed up on the WA coast.
What is The Seattle Freeze and where did it come from?
The Alaska gold rush spurred dreams of riches, but also visions of aviation.
Bustling Seattle was building one freeway after another in the 1960s and 70s.
One of the state's first settlers was a free black man. His family left a lasting legacy.
Native Swinomish paddlers met the UW Husky 'Boys in the Boat' in a 1941 race.
A little medicine bottle played a huge role in Seattle's artistic life.
JFK's impromptu World's Fair visit caught on film.
The Olympia, the Pacific Coast's only indigenous oyster, was once a major industry.
In 1919, a violent clash between Wobblies and the American Legion left scars in the NW.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is one of the epic civil engineering failures of all time.
In 1889, three of Washington's cities burned within weeks of each other.
In our latest episode, we recap the dark legacy of Ted Bundy.
In 1947, a pilot spotted UFOs flying near Mount Rainier.
The story of a white supremacist who left an uncomfortable past for the frontier.
Fake news is not new—hoaxes have been around for ages. We look at some that made real news
When Seattle won a Stanley Cup.
Seattle and Tacoma's biggest battle is over the name of our biggest mountain.
Harry Allen, AKA Nell Pickerell, became a NW celebrity by challenging gender norms.
Today, climate change dominates discourse in Seattle — but it used to be coal.
Lesser Seattle' wanted to keep the city free of pretension — and Californians.
A shipwreck shares it's beeswax bounty 300 years later.
Every Seattleite hears this phrase: Jesus Christ Made Seattle Under Protest.
Every city has a dish (or five) to call its own, and every dish has a story to tell.
Knute Berger recalls Mark Twain's memorable trip to Seattle in the summer of 1895.
In 1872, the Seattle council passed Ordinance 32 that outlined punishment for vagrants.
Three instances where visions of the future ran up against the Seattle Process.
What can cougar remains tell us about attacks, past and present?
You’ve heard about Woodstock, but what about the music festival that came before?
Only one dinosaur bone has been found in Washington. Here’s why.
What fossils can teach us about the past — and future — climates of the our region.
Knute Berger charts the rise and fall of the whale that would come to define our relations
Seattle prides itself as a launchpad to the Space Age — but should Kent get the credit?
Are you the kind of person who would trade gold and sunshine for a damp forest any day?
With the help of an extremely old map, Knute charts Seattle's salty sound...or bay?
This secret artifact contains a design from the original architect.
Knute Berger explores the dark history of the Silver Shirts, a fascist splinter group.
Knute Berger chronicles the car’s bumpy ride in early Seattle.
Bye bye Red Delicious, there’s a new apple in town: the Cosmic Crisp.
There was a time when cyclists ruled the road in Seattle.
Knute Berger wants to know: What does science have to say about Sasquatch?
Berger takes a historical look back at the first woman to hold the office of mayor.
Many have declared racism a public health crisis.
Diversity at U.S. medical schools has barely inched forward in the past 40 years.
Physician demographics don't reflect the communities they serve.
Medical research in the U.S. has a dark history.
Racial bias manifests in myriad ways in the healthcare system.
A year into the pandemic, people of color are still struggling to afford health care.
Washington mandates language access services for patients who speak limited English.
Asian Americans are perceived as the "model minority."
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven an explosion in visitation at many parks in Washington.
Finding light through darkness.
The Coon family in eastern WA are no strangers to adversity. But this moment is different.
Dialysis technicians brave COVID-19 risks to keep kidney patients alive.
Your zip code can say a lot about the people who live there.
In a small corner room at Seattle Opera, there's a team of artists devoted to wig making.
Three prominent conductors unveil the art behind the gestures.
A team of setters at the Seattle Bouldering Project pulls back the curtain.
At the onset of the pandemic, artists began painting murals on boarded up windows.
This traditional Chinese stuffed pastry takes hours to make and years to perfect.
Code is all around us.
What do you create or do in life that brings you happiness?
Enter the world of Aaron Ridenour, Seattle Cinerama's lead projectionist.
Melodrama, marvel and masked fighters.
Dr. Bonnie Baird is a translator of sorts.
Astronaut Anne McClain circles the earth 16 times a day.
Ken Wu has always been fascinated by trees. Now he's trying to save them.
Vikram Baliga is turning everything we know about flight on its head.
Since March, Stephen Wall has performed daily opera concerts in his Ballard neighborhood.
To understand how aliens might think, think like an octopus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced him and the church to adapt quickly.
What is it like to study an animal that is almost impossible to see?
Sadie Pimpleton recently survived COVID-19.
Dr. Robin Kodner looks for the origins of life in algae.
A Kindergarten teacher strives to connect with her students during the pandemic.
JK Yang sees endless possibilities in a single sheet of paper.
Varisha Khan is a first-time city councilwoman in Redmond.
Ernesto Alvarado’s childhood was filled with fire.
King County Metro operator Clay McClure is an essential worker.
Emily Levesque studies the moment of mystery when a star dies.
Gold fever launched Seattle’s aerospace obsession.
Supermarket workers like Erin Simmons hold an unexpected frontline of COVID-19.
An end to Seattle’s ramps to nowhere.
A UW Medicine team works around the clock in the race to produce an effective vaccine.
When the 'boys in the boat' raced Swinomish paddlers.
Caring for our elders, one grocery bag at a time.
George Bush, a free black man, settled what is now known as Tumwater in 1850.
Sir Thomas Beecham made a statement about Seattle's artistic life that still stings.
A look at how this communal holiday is impacted by COVID-19 this year.
Seattle World's Fair organizers desperately wanted President John F. Kennedy to visit.
The Centralia Tragedy left a legacy still debated.
The Olympia oyster is the Pacific Coast's only indigenous oyster.