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WXXI Documentaries

Journeys Through The Finger Lakes

An extraordinary exploration of the culture, landscape, and iconic history of this region.

Journeys Through The Finger Lakes

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WXXI Documentaries

Dialogue in Metal

Jesse James and Albert Paley collaborate to make two sculptures.

Dialogue in Metal

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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