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A Death Ruled “Justifiable” Jul 24, 2023 Journalist & Producer In 1965 a Louisiana police officer shot and killed a Black man named John Wesley Wilder. It was ruled a justifiable homicide, but the killer is still alive, and new evidence has come to light. Reframing The March on Washington Feb 8, 2022 Producer The best footage of the March on Washington was very nearly hidden from history. The Black Ambassador Who Took His Fight for Equality Straight to the State Department Feb 7, 2022 Producer A graphic history of Ambassador Terence Todman’s rise through the diplomatic ranks. When Blue Jeans Got a Bad Name Dec 27, 2021 Producer Over the fourth of July weekend in 1947, 4,000 motorcycle riders, wearing leather jackets and blue jeans roared into Hollister, California. A Place to Remember Nov 5, 2021 Producer Indigenous stories from the Everglades The War at Home Apr 14, 2021 Producer Pvt. Booker T. Spicely was one of numerous soldiers slain for purported Jim Crow violations in the 1940s. Mr. Civil Rights Mar 12, 2021 Producer Before Brown v. Board of Education, there was Briggs v. Elliot—the case that launched Thurgood Marshall’s fight to end segregation in America’s schools. The Cryptanalyst Who Brought Down the Mob Jan 5, 2021 Producer How codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman faced off with rum runners and drug smugglers—and won. Mississippi Justice Oct 15, 2020 Producer How the Klan perpetrators of the Mississippi Burning murders were enabled by state legislators, a state funded, anti-civil rights spy agency and police. The Ongoing Fight Jul 26, 2020 Producer Before women's suffrage, Black women led the fight for voting rights—and still do today. She Resisted Jun 17, 2020 Producer The strategies and tactics of the women's suffrage movement are brought to life in this web interactive. Langston Hughes on Trial Dec 26, 2019 Producer A dramatization of Langston Hughes' 1953 testimony before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s Subcommittee on Investigations, with Jericho Brown voicing Hughes. Another Hidden Figure: Clyde Foster Brought Color to NASA Jul 7, 2019 Producer Over three decades, he recruited hundreds of African Americans into the space program. Broadcasting the Moon Jul 3, 2019 Producer CBS’s broadcast of the moon landing is etched into national memory. But how did TV director Joel Banow create the live 36-hour program we remember? How NASA Sold Us a Trip to the Moon Jun 27, 2019 Producer To win the space race, NASA had to develop space flight technology, train astronauts—and market the moon to the American public. The Desegregation of Huntsville Jun 27, 2019 Producer African American civil rights activists in Huntsville, Alabama formed a “psychological warfare committee” to outsmart white supremacists and force the Rocket City to desegregate. The Road to Apollo Jun 4, 2019 Producer Take an immersive journey through Apollo missions 1, 8 and 11. Zora Neale Hurston and the Polk County Blues Feb 11, 2019 Producer The writer travels to a Florida lumber camp in search of “that which the soul lives by.” Finding Carrie Buck Nov 2, 2018 Producer The doctors who sterilized Carrie Buck claimed she was a “feeble-minded” woman whose future offspring posed a threat to society. Her life paints a very different picture. The Acrobat Oct 17, 2018 Producer Explore today's social circus movement through the eyes of Sidney “Iking” Bateman. Genetic Screening: Controlling Heredity Oct 15, 2018 Producer Many worry that screening could lead to the search for human perfection and to the weeding out of those deemed “unfit.“ Just 100 years ago, that’s exactly what the eugenics movement tried to do. The Rise and Fall of Lillian Leitzel, Circus Queen Oct 9, 2018 Producer Lillian Leitzel was the most famous circus performer of her day — with a temper that matched her talents.