Host Al Letson explores how a person who changed the course of American history did not become a household name.
This special offers compelling stories about individuals who have triumphed over extreme adversity.
Tavis Smiley presents this two-part series celebrating the ordinary people who made the Civil Rights Movement one of the most extraordinary periods in American history.
New York Governor David Paterson participated in an editorial board meeting with six upstate New York newspaper editors.
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WXXI-TV and AM 1370 present live coverage of the President's address to Congress.
FRONTLINE investigates whether practices designed to save money have resulted in accidents such as Continental Connection Flight 3407.
Stay tuned to WXXI AM 1370 throughout the day for NPR's updates on the latest developments from Haiti.
Priscilla Diaz's drive to succeed in the music business is rocketing her to the top at just nine years old.
Local dance impresario Garth Fagan explains what the U.S. can learn from other countries Friday beginning at 4:00 on All Things Considreed only on WXXI AM 1370.
Mr. Cogliandro is Bob Smith's guest on a series of special programs for Dialogue on Disability.
This special tells the forgotten true story of an African prince who was enslaved in Mississippi for 40 years before finally achieving freedom and becoming one of the most famous men in America.
Tavis Smiley goes behind the scenes with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
“Behind the Rainbow” is a previously untold account of South Africa's political struggles along the road to democracy.
Controversial Jewish anthropologist, Melville Herskovits' writings in the 40s and 50s challenged widely held assumptions about race and culture.
President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of Black History Month.
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. unravels the American tapestry, following the threads of his guests’ lives back to their origins around the globe. Join us for part two of four.
Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider’s look at the life and career of the Motown legend.
Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson is living the life of his dreams. He shares his story with Need to Know.
Host Bob Smith talks with John Robinson, who was born a congenital amputee but never let that slow him down.
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