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by Tom Weidlinger
A look at neighborhoods across the country where ordinary people are working together to make a difference — one person at a time.
by William Kubota
Most Honorable Son tells the story of U.S. Army aerial gunner Ben Kuroki, a Japanese American who volunteered to fight against Japan to prove his loyalty to America.
by Catherine Gund, Sedika Mojadidi, and Jenny Raskin
Nearly one in seven Afghan women dies in childbirth. Follow an Afghan American filmmaker and her father to his native Afghanistan, where he brings desperately needed medical attention and expertise to the women most susceptible to maternal mortality.
Independent Lens, Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Women of the World
by María Teresa Rodríguez and Kathryn Pyle
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
by Richard Robbins
Operation Homecoming presents firsthand accounts of American soldiers through their own words.
by Robby Henson
A long-kept secret about the burial of a murdered Union soldier.
by Alberto Justiniano, Xiong Vang, and Roger Schmitz
A Hmong immigrant completes a tapestry telling of her family's dangerous escape from Laos and celebrating survival in a new land.
by Rodrigo Dorfman and Peter Raymont
An exploration of exile, memory, longing, and democracy as seen through the eyes of one of America’s literary treasures — world-renowned playwright, Ariel Dorfman.
Global Perspectives Collection
by María Agui Carter
Shrouded in mystery and long the subject of debate, the amazing story of Loreta Velazquez is one of the Civil War’s most gripping forgotten narratives.
Voces, Women and Girls Lead
by Tom Putnam
In a secret battle that cost thousands of lives but was never revealed to the American public, the Japanese army invaded Alaska in June 1942. Sixty years later, two veterans embark on an intense and emotional journey, returning to their former battlefield.