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AChangeofCourse.mp4
This television special documents the Buffalo visit of the Freedom Schooner Amistad, a replica of the infamous slave ship. Thousands of school children were among Western New York visitors who viewed the cramped quarters from which African captives…

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ALifeInTheBalance.mp4
In the wake of some tragic incidents involving psychiatric outpatients, WIVB-TV Senior Correspondent Rich Newberg and photographer Tom Vetter examine the struggles of the mentally ill in a flawed mental health system. "A Life In the Balance" weighs…

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BeyondTheRoadToFreedom.mp4
Western New York is a leader in presenting re-enactments at authentic sites dating back to the days of abolitionism. Learn why these Underground Railroad sites are now gaining national attention. See how efforts have begun to document and preserve…

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BuffaloSoulLegacy.mp4
Aging African American musicians reflect on Buffalo's glory days as a great jazz city, highlighting the jam sessions at the Colored Musicians Club. Includes a tribute to the late Al Tinney, one of the founding fathers of modern jazz. The challenges…

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InOurLifetime.mp4
The triumphant grand opening of Buffalo's inner harbor, based on the theme of the Erie Canal, symbolized a new era of hope for the city. The rebirth of Buffalo's waterfront allows visitors to relive the heyday of the Erie Canal, when the Queen City…

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InsideCuba.mp4
Thirty-five years after the Cuban Revolution, the island nation fell on exceptionally hard times. The collapse of the Soviet Union, combined with the strength of the U.S. Trade Embargo led to scarcities of food, medicine and other necessities of…

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LossOfInnocence.mp4
At one time he was our neighbor, raised in rural Niagara County and trusted as a baby-sitter for the children next door. Timothy McVeigh would grow up to become America's most notorious terrorist, taking 168 lives when he bombed the Murrah Federal…

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OurTwoMostCherished.mp4
Six months after the assassination of Dr. Barnett Slepian, a Buffalo OB-GYN who performed abortions, rhetoric from both sides of the abortion debate was reaching a critical level. It was the eve of another planned pro-life mass demonstration. WIVB-TV…

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ThePeoplesPope.mp4
Documentary on Pope John Paul II's historic 1999 visit to his homeland, Poland. It includes biographical video about the pope's life, his influence on the Catholic Church, and the impact of his papacy on the people of Poland and the many…

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