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Produced in partnership with WTTW in Chicago, Local, USA is a half-hour, 13-week series that features fascinating stories of diverse people, culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, and curated around a single theme for each program.

Episodes

Season 3
Episode 17
VETERANS COMING HOME: CAREERS showcases veterans finding new career paths and adapting to...
Season 3
Episode 16
VETERANS COMING HOME: HEALTH highlights the challenges veterans - those with physical and...
Season 3
Episode 15
In a time when America’s natural resources are caught in the crossfire of deep divisions...
Season 3
Episode 13
A BEYOND GRADUATION collection of two short documentary stories that share the lives of...
Season 3
Episode 12
Go behind-the-scenes of the production of BEYOND GRADUATION: Meet Latinx directors Alan...
Season 3
Episode 11
5 reporters, 1 van. At a time of deep divisions in America, five young journalists travel...
Season 3
Episode 9
OPIOIDS FROM INSIDE follows the journey of three women, all mothers, who have served time...
Season 3
Episode 8
In New Hampshire, Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly was known for his non-stop...
Season 3
Episode 7
At 15-years-old, Terry Kanalu Young took a dive into shallow waters, becoming a...
Season 3
Episode 6
Meet five men and women chasing their versions of the American Dream. In New York, they...
Season 3
Episode 5
Meet THE MAYORS OF SHIPROCK – that’s what some people call The Northern Diné Youth...
Season 3
Episode 3
We all come from some place...and that place can shape us for the rest of our lives....
Season 3
Episode 2
Before Courtney became an accidental baker and Jesus cooked the most beautiful hot dogs,...
Season 3
Episode 1
K-Town '92: REPORTERS looks at the city-wide civil unrest that erupted in 1992....

Specials

Pursuing a career in the arts can be difficult. Lissette Hernandez, a former "Youth...
Same school, same teacher but four very different paths in life. Young Latinx adults Luís...
For the students of Atlanta's Towers High School, a gap year can make all the difference...
Season 2
Frank Wong has spent the past four decades creating extraordinary, miniature dioramas of...
Five documentary shorts from the VETERANS COMING HOME project look at women in the...
Four documentary shorts from the VETERANS COMING HOME project look at the challenges our...
Four documentary shorts from the VETERANS COMING HOME project look at the military-...
Three episodes from the "Postcards from the Great Divide" series examine the partisan...
Three episodes from the "Postcards from the Great Divide" series examine the partisan...
For Camara, a safe space does not exist. He is the target of violence at his Brooklyn...
At the age of 15, Gabby faced the unthinkable. Her mother had just been deported, and she...
Born to undocumented parents, Alberto thought that college was an impossible dream. This...
Jasmine Roman is excelling in high school despite her challenging circumstances. "...
Through the experiences of two high school members of the class of 2015, "Every Girl...


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Local, USA features stories of diverse people culled from public television stations