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PBS American Portrait

American Portrait: The Story of Us, Told by Us | Preview

Explore American Portrait: The Story of Us, Told By Us, ahead of its release on June 22, 2021. The new book is based on the thousands of submissions collected over the course of the project,

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PBS American Portrait

"I Rise"

First-person stories take you inside the movement for an antiracist future.
Season 1 Episode 4
PBS American Portrait

"I Keep"

Across America, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions.
Season 1 Episode 3
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PBS American Portrait

"I Work"

Everyday people share self-shot stories about their jobs and careers as they navigate the changes they're experiencing and the goals they're working toward. From teachers to truck drivers, they explore what it really means to work in America today.
Season 1 Episode 2
PBS American Portrait

"I Dream"

Self-shot stories explore the meaning and state of the American dream. From the desire for homeownership to ambitions for higher ed or career success, they show the hard work, opportunities and barriers that come with pursuing this ideal today.
Season 1 Episode 1
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