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Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans

BEYOND BORDERS: Undocumented Mexican-Americans examines US policy decisions that triggered the rise of undocumented immigration in a deeply moving documentary program that explores the under-reported lives of Mexicans living and raising families in the United States. The film carefully explains the history of the relationship between the two countries – Mexico and America – some of which may be unfamiliar to viewers. In telling the stories of several undocumented Mexican-Americans, BEYOND BORDERS reveals the reasons why millions of Mexican workers have settled in the US over the past four decades instead of returning home. It also illuminates the remarkable networks that connect the film’s characters with the families they left behind, and the very real human impact of the anti-immigration backlash now sweeping the country.

8:00 PM Tuesday 12/20 on MiND TV 35.1

 

MHz Worldview on MiND TV

For several years, MHz Worldview has been available only to our broadcast viewers on channel 35.5. The channel has not been available to our cable or our satellite viewers. Beginning on January 1, MHz Worldview will no longer be available to our broadcast viewers. We hope you have enjoyed watching MHz Worldview. If you are interested in watching the mysteries and other popular MHz Worldview programs, they are now available on a new video streaming channel called MHz Choice. Please Click here for information on how to view MHZ Choice on your television. 

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Watch Celtic Thunder HERITAGE

celticthunderHERITAGE is the all-new Celtic Thunder Show that focuses entirely on their Celtic and Irish roots. Featuring traditional standards such as “Whiskey in the Jar,” “Black is the Color,” “Skye Boat Song” and “Red, Red Rose” as well as a few beautiful love songs such as, “The Dutchman”, “Noreen” and “Just a Song at Twilight. Celtic Thunder Fan Favorites “Ireland’s Call” and the new ‘A Voice in the Choir” are present also. Filmed in Poughkeepsie, NY in front of a live audience, Celtic Thunder’s singers bring their musical talent and passion to the performances in this new Celtic Thunder Show. The performances range from solo numbers, to enchanting duets and powerful ensembles. The show is a celebration of Celtic Music and the Celts Heritage, a joy for all the family, performed as ever with Celtic Thunder magic.

9:00 PM Friday 12/16 on MiND TV 35.1

Beyond The Powder: The Legacy of the First Women’s Cross-Country Air Race

powderBEYOND THE POWDER is a documentary film that follows the female pilots of the 2014 Air Race Classic racers as they make their way across the country, while telling the story of the first women’s cross-country air race of 1929, also known as the Powder Puff Derby. The first Women’s Air Derby in 1929-which was comprised of 20 women, including Amelia Earhart-was flown from Santa Monica to the  finish line in Cleveland, kicking off the National Air Races. The country watched as these brave women made history flying cross-country, breaking into a competition that was thought to be for men only. They encountered sabotage, death, and all the difficulties of flying at the dawn of aviation. Today the Powder Puff Derby continues as the Air Race Classic, with modern day racers carrying out the legacy and the adventurous spirit of the original racers. Showing that they were more than just their make-up, the original Derby contestants have inspired those flying today to truly push beyond the powder.

8:00 PM Thursday 12/15 on MIND TV 35.1

Remembering Manzanar

pearlharborIn the aftermath of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States of America forced nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans to move to internment camps. The fear of espionage or sabotage was more powerful a force than the rights of the citizens.

The Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of these camps located in the Owens Valley in California. Photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and Clem Albers, among others, documented life at Manzanar. Their photos and the stories of Manzanar now serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties.

Story Corps on MiND

StoryCorps is America’s oral history project. Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected more than 60,000 interviews with over 100,000 participants from all backgrounds — the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered. Recordings are archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress so that future generations can hear the stories – and the voices – of today.

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Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. When Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in 2009, he lost his belief in a color-blind world—and nearly lost his life. Alex tells his mother, Patsy Hathaway, what happened that night and how it affects him to this day.

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Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez was raised in a small farming community in southern California in the 1950s. As was common practice at that time, teachers at his local elementary school Anglicized the Mexican American students’ names. Here, Chunky remembers a new classmate who proved to be the exception to the rule.

https://storycorps.org/