• Storm of the Century – the Blizzard of ’49
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    Storm of the Century – the Blizzard of ’49

    – [Announcer] Your support helps us bring you programs you love. Go to wyomingpbs.org, click on support and become a sustaining member or an annual member. It’s easy and secure. Thank you. (white noise) (electronic drone) – [Voiceover] Please do not adjust your television. The following program is brought to you in beautiful black and white. A good Sunday morning to all you cowpokes, and Happy New Year 1949. Your weather forecast for January 2nd calls for partly cloudy skies, with highs in the 30s, and the possibility of some snow flurries in the mountains. Safe travels, partners. (swinging jazz music) (wind moans) – [Voiceover] On Sunday afternoon, January 2nd,…

  • ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR (1988) – 1080p – 🎬 Full movie – Optional english subtitles
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    ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR (1988) – 1080p – 🎬 Full movie – Optional english subtitles

    – In 1942, SS chief Heinrich Himmler initiated Operation Reinhardt, Nazi Germany’s final solution to the Jewish question. Three death camps were built and staffed under top secret orders. These camps, all in eastern Poland, were Belzec, Treblinka and the most secret Sobibor. Sobibor, it was here on October 14th, 1943, that the biggest, most successful prisoner revolt in World War II took place. This is that story. – Did you speak to them? – Yes, Leon. – But they’re still going to do it. Leon, Leon. – What’s going on? – We’re assigned to the vegetable lot today. While you’re all at the station, we are going to go.…

  • Visit London City Guide
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    Visit London City Guide

    So Hello from London! Time for a new destination. This is a city that I haven’t visited in almost 4 years and it is actually Sam’s very first time here. So we’re both very excited to be in London. And we’re going to be making a little video guide. Actually a really big video guide because we plan on showing you 50 different things to do around London. So let’s get started. London is one of the most visited cities in the whole world, and it’s easy to see why. It is vibrant, it is exciting, and there’s something to do every single night of the week. You could spend…

  • Contemporary and Traditional African Dance in Oakland | If Cities Could Dance | KQED Arts
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    Contemporary and Traditional African Dance in Oakland | If Cities Could Dance | KQED Arts

    Oakland is totally different than any place I’ve ever been. Love is just a big factor that I see. Through my dance, I totally want to keep energizing this place. I’m Frankie Lee Peterson III. My brand is .fLEE dance. I grew up in North Carolina. Came out here four years ago. There’s a feeling I get inside like when you’re at home by yourself, and you have your music on and you’re just like, everything is coming from my soul and my soul is being poured out. I’ve had ballet training, but my main influences are house dance, a little bit of African, liturgical dance which is a form…

  • #AlliesForFreedom: Battle of Manila and the Liberation of the Santo Tomas Internment Camp
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    #AlliesForFreedom: Battle of Manila and the Liberation of the Santo Tomas Internment Camp

    (Music) During the Second World War, Manila, known as the “Pearl of the Orient,” bore witness to the courage and sacrifice of U.S. forces and Filipino fighters. The Battle of Manila was part of the Battle for Luzon. So overall, it was part of the Philippine liberation campaign. The Filipinos and Americans fought side-by-side. There was a race to save Filipino civilians, prisoners of war, civilian internees from being massacred by the Japanese in the places that were converted by the Japanese into camps. The University of Santo Tomas located in Manila had two campuses during the war. From 1942 to 1945, the Sampaloc campus served as an internment camp…

  • N. Korea named by U.S. as one of worst human trafficking nations for 17th consecutive year
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    N. Korea named by U.S. as one of worst human trafficking nations for 17th consecutive year

    As the leaders of North Korea and China hold summit talks in Pyeongyang, a new U.S. report places North Korea and China among the world’s worst offenders of human rights. The State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report was released Thursday. North Korea has made the list for the 17th year on the list of 21 Tier-3 countries. Lee Seung-jae has the details. In the annual Trafficking in Persons Report released by the U.S. State Department on Thursday,… the U.S. designated North Korea as one of the worst human trafficking nations for the 17th consecutive year. The report details abuses by the Pyeongyang government, including its forced mobilization of adults and…

  • The haunting of Fort Monroe
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    The haunting of Fort Monroe

    [♪techno beat♪] [♪drum beat♪] Welcome back. Fort Monroe is one of the oldest posts in America. It’s seen a lot of wars and been home to many famous folks, some of whom still wander around the post today. Crystal Park shows us how current residents are dealing with their lingering neighbors. Boo! >>Oh, my gosh! During the day Fort Monroe looks like an old historic post. Situated on the Chesapeake Bay and surrounded by a moat, the fort’s original mission was to protect the entrance to Hampton Roads and several other port cities in Virginia. But at night the fort takes on a different light. Lieutenant Colonel John Doe, who…