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    WXXI Documentaries

    Altered States: Alcohol and Other Drugs in America.

    Altered States looks at the history of drug use in America.

    Altered States: Alcohol and Other Drugs in America.

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Make Us Safe

    1996 documentary looks at teens’ attitudes toward violence.

    Make Us Safe

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Echoes from the Ancients

    Join us on a quest to discover a city lost in time.

    Echoes from the Ancients

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Crucible of Freedom

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony launched a woman's rights movement

    Crucible of Freedom

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester's Garment Industry

    WXXI captures the story of Rochester’s garment industry and those who contributed to it.

    Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester's Garment Industry

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Invented Here: The Paper Revolution

    Chester Carlson and Joe Wilson built the machine that changed the world.

    Invented Here: The Paper Revolution

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Invented Here: Failure Was Impossible

    Learn about a group of trailblazing 19 century American women from the Rochester area.

    Invented Here: Failure Was Impossible

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Safe Haven

    This documentary tells the story of America’s only refugee shelter for Holocaust victims.

    Safe Haven

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Invented Here

    What do Jello-O, machine guns, Snoopy Sniffers and bloomers have in common? Invented Here.

    Invented Here

    Video thumbnail: WXXI Documentaries Flight to Freedom Part 1

    WXXI Documentaries

    Flight to Freedom Part 1

    This film chronicles the rise of the slave system & follows the northward freedom trails

    Flight to Freedom Part 1

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Flight to Freedom Part 2

    This film chronicles the rise of the slave system & follows the northward freedom trails.

    Flight to Freedom Part 2

    Video thumbnail: WXXI Documentaries Reclaiming The Crescent: Stories from Tyshaun's Neighborhood

    WXXI Documentaries

    Reclaiming The Crescent: Stories from Tyshaun's Neighborhood

    In the “Fatal Crescent” residents try to better the community after a young boy is shot.

    Reclaiming The Crescent: Stories from Tyshaun's Neighborhood

    Video thumbnail: WXXI Documentaries Out of the Fire: The Art and Science of Ceramics

    WXXI Documentaries

    Out of the Fire: The Art and Science of Ceramics

    Art, science, history and spirit of clay, and the value of ceramics in modern technology.

    Out of the Fire: The Art and Science of Ceramics

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    WXXI Documentaries

    Warrior in Two Worlds

    This program talks about a Seneca Indian tribal leader named Ely S. Parker.

    Warrior in Two Worlds