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Stark County Courthouse: 200 Years of History

Celebrate the rich history of the beautiful Stark County Courthouse in downtown Canton.

Stark County Courthouse: 200 Years of History

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Nick Cave, Summit Lake: Heard

A project by artist Nick Cave celebrated inclusion for Akron’s Summit Lake neighborhood.

Nick Cave, Summit Lake: Heard

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Lines Broken: The Story of Marion Motley

Gifted football star Marion Motley was also one of pro football’s first black players.

Lines Broken: The Story of Marion Motley

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials Black College Football Hall of Fame: Journey to Canton

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Black College Football Hall of Fame: Journey to Canton

A new hall of fame celebrates the rich legacy of football at historically black colleges.

Black College Football Hall of Fame: Journey to Canton

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Under Fire, Under Siege: Strikebreakers in Kent, Ohio

This local production tells of a violent incident that happened during a 1936 strike.

Under Fire, Under Siege: Strikebreakers in Kent, Ohio

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Polka Across America

The Chardon Polka Band celebrates summer with a fun virtual road trip.

Polka Across America

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials The Forgotten Dead

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The Forgotten Dead

This local production sheds light on the history of marginalized Summit County residents.

The Forgotten Dead

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An Answer from Akron

In the 1960s, young African Americans answered the need for affordable housing in Akron.

An Answer from Akron

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in WWI

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Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in WWI

Story of Summit County, Ohio residents’ experiences at home and overseas during WWI.

Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in WWI

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials Finding Lost Voices: The Archivist’s Role

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Finding Lost Voices: The Archivist’s Role

A University of Akron archivist talks about researching a local World War I production.

Finding Lost Voices: The Archivist’s Role

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials The Women Who Helped Win a War

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The Women Who Helped Win a War

Rosie the Riveters in Akron, Ohio, reminisce about Corsairs, rivet guns, pants and more.

The Women Who Helped Win a War

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A More Perfect Union

A MORE PERFECT UNION discusses bipartisanship using Ralph Regula’s career as an example.

A More Perfect Union

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials Ralph Regula: The Gentleman from Ohio

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Ralph Regula: The Gentleman from Ohio

Learn about former Congressman Ralph Regula, who served Ohio’s 16th district for 36 years.

Ralph Regula: The Gentleman from Ohio

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials The Battle for the Right to Vote

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The Battle for the Right to Vote

Explore from a local perspective women’s battle for the right to vote.

The Battle for the Right to Vote

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials The Angie Haze Project Presents: The Bigger Picture

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The Angie Haze Project Presents: The Bigger Picture

Angie Haze brings her musical talents to the Miller South School for the Performing Arts.

The Angie Haze Project Presents: The Bigger Picture

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials 46 Days: The Confessions of Ned Kellogg

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46 Days: The Confessions of Ned Kellogg

This local production examines the murders of two Kent, Ohio, women over 70 years ago.

46 Days: The Confessions of Ned Kellogg

Video thumbnail: Western Reserve Public Media Specials A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease

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A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease

Families and Akron Children's Hospital staff help to educate about mitochondrial disease.

A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease

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Portraits of Life, Love & Legacy

Families of severely ill children share their experiences with palliative care services.

Portraits of Life, Love & Legacy

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A Closer Look: Palliative Care

Presents information about specialized care for those who have serious illnesses.

A Closer Look: Palliative Care

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Joseph O'Sickey: The Art of Life

Western Reserve PBS showcases the life of acclaimed Northeast Ohio artist Joseph O'Sickey.

Joseph O'Sickey: The Art of Life

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Paul Stankard Glass at the Akron Art Museum

Western Reserve PBS explores the work of glass artist Paul Stankard.

Paul Stankard Glass at the Akron Art Museum

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Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Discover the story of Ohio's only national park.

Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Main Street America

Main Street America looks at revitalization projects in four cities, including Akron.

Main Street America