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Changing Work Changing Workers

   2021    Technology
As the landscape of work shifts, do we need a drastic rethinking of social safety nets? Do businesses need offices? Is a 9-to-5 workday valid? Does the nation need a drastic rethinking of the social safety nets? Does America face a 'post-work' era, or will there be increased inequities in how we make our livings?
Series: Future of Work

Futureproof

   2021    Technology
Frontline and service workers have borne the health consequences of the pandemic, increasing racial and economic disparities. Certain robotic and AI applications are accelerating as the value of human workers is further questioned. Determining the likely areas of job growth and training needs is difficult. Post-secondary education has become more virtual and its costs, more controversial. How can we predict job growth, training needs and the role of education in order to prepare for the work of the future?
Series: Future of Work

The New Industrial Revolution

   2021    Technology
This there-part series explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?
The first episode illuminates disruptions to the world of work--AI, robotics, globalization and labor practices. The COVID-19 pandemic was a new driver of change; at the pandemic's height, unemployment flipped from its lowest rate in 50 years to its highest level in a century.
Series: Future of Work

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode IV

   2021    Technology
A fighter jet ride prepares the crew for the G-forces of spaceflight. Haley, Sian and Chris relate the emotions they experience as launch approaches.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode III

   2021    Technology
As training begins, the crew members process the physical, mental and technical demands being placed on them. The group is going to be in some intentionally uncomfortable situations and, to see how they do as a team. A climb of Mt. Rainier puts them to the test.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Human Universe
Human Universe

   2014    History
Wild Wild Country
Wild Wild Country

   2018    Culture
Putin: A Russian Spy Story
Putin: A Russian Spy Story

   2020    History
Human: The World Within
Human: The World Within

   2021    Medicine
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

   2018    History
Five Came Back
Five Came Back

   2017    Art