Tom Sebrell has uncovered evidence of strong support for the southern Confederate states in the Civil War in America, and is now leading walking tours of London that reveal untold stories of Britain’s role. Laura Lynch decided to take the tour for herself.
At the Hanscom Air Force Base, a group of veterans shares movies and memories.
“This is our generation’s Sputnik moment,” President Obama said during last night’s State of the Union address. He was referring to the need to spur innovation and stay competitive in a rapidly-changing world. The World’s Jeb Sharp tells us what Sputnik was and whether the analogy makes sense for today’s challenges.
American Experience: Jimmy Carter
Monday, Feb 21 at 9pm | WGBH 2
María Hinojosa: One-On-One
Watch Saturday, February 26 at 6pm on WGBH2/HD.
Watch War Letters on American Experience. Bringing you letters from the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War. Bringing to life eyewitnessaccounts of famous battles, intimate declarations of love and longing, letters written just moments before the writer was killed, and the heartbreaking "Dear John" leters from home. Airs May 31, 2011
This haunting film about a film examines a classic Nazi propaganda film used by historians for decades to provide insight into the realities of life in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942.
A Celtic Sojourn
In West Springfield, many of the people displaced by this month's tornadoes have been displaced before. They’re refugees from places like Somalia, Iraq and Nepal.
A Falmouth soldier, Sgt. Matthew Gallagher, was killed in Iraq on Sunday, according to the U.S. Army and his family. He was 22 years old.
President Barack Obama announced that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by year's end.
BOB SEAY DEBRIEFS
In the first of a series of conversations with our colleagues at "The World," Bob Seay discusses the state of Afghanistan with London correspondent Laura Lynch.
Lawyers for Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man accused of plotting to help al-Qaida, want to remind the jury of Mehanna's First Amendment rights. Opening statements start Thursday.
With Veterans Day approaching, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick has unveiled a slate of proposals to help lower high unemployment among returning service members.
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GREATER BOSTON: VETERANS AND JOBS
A new report estimates that a U.S. veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes. A local veteran reflects on the challenges of coming home.
It had nothing to do with a new Apple device or the latest Twilight movie. Monday at midnight people lined up at electronics stores waiting to be among the first to buy the latest video game in the "Call of Duty Series." It will likely become the best-selling game of all time. And it's all about very violent combat.
The fighting in Libya has taken its toll — and nowhere in the US is that impact more evident than at Spaulding Hospital in Salem, Mass. In October, the US State Department facilitated the transfer of wounded freedom fighters here.
Lt. Gov. Tim Murray said that hiring veterans isn't a question of charity: It's good for business.
Army Sgt. Brent McBride, facing murder charges for allegedly killing Sgt. Matthew Gallagher of Falmouth, testified on Dec. 17 that Gallagher died while playing a game of "quick-draw."
The conviction of Tarek Mehanna on charges that he conspired to help al-Qaida and plotted to kill US soldiers raises questions about freedom of speech in a lengthy war on terror.
A former Bush State Department official said he wouldn't support invading Iraq if he could do it all over again — and wonders if peace is still the goal of our wars.
Tarek Mehanna, his brother said, brought the same passion and scholarship to the study of Islam and Arabic that he'd brought to all his previous interests — and that's why he translated those videos.
Massachusetts is doing a good job of reducing homelessness in veterans compared to the national average, but there's more work to be done. Coleman Nee of the state Dept. of Veterans' Services talks to WGBH News.
WOMEN, WAR AND PEACE
Airs on Tuesday, March 20 at 8pm on WGBH World
MIT is proposing a multi-million-dollar new research facility at Hanscom Air Force Base at a time when state officials are worried Pentagon cutbacks could mean steep job losses.
Watch the Boston Common turn from green to a patriotic red, white and blue for Memorial Day.
Innovation Hub looks at the increasing scarcity of water as the world's population grows.