This series 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.
Local USA Previous Broadcasts
Native American Culture (Episode #105)
KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2015 -- 7:00 AM
Three stories about the modern Native American culture: A look at how climate change is effecting a Pacific Northwest tribe known as the "Salmon People" and how science can help find a solution; the Lincoln, Nebraska rock star artist who's creating sculptures, linking the past to the present; and the fight an Oklahoma tribe tries to revive their fading language.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 27, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Nov 24, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
PTSD: Bringing The War Home (Episode #120)
KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2015 -- 7:00 AM
An examination of the terrifying syndrome that's all too common among U.S. veterans returning from combat zones: a devastating injury pushes one former soldier into the dark; the family of a Navy Seal tells his tragic story; a woman rebuilds her post-war life; and a program at the City College of San Francisco committed to rehabbing veterans.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2015 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 20, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Nov 17, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
Head Trauma at War (Episode #104)
KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 -- 7:00 AM
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 6, 2015 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 6, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 -- 1:00 PM