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Sanitation Workers Strike For Better Wages

Sanitation Workers Strike For Better Wages

In New Orleans, sanitation workers, also known as Hoppers, go on strike for better wages. After three months, D’Artanian expresses how the strike is affecting his life.
Clip S1 E2 Length 03:30 Premiere: 1.12.21

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PBS American Portrait

About PBS American Portrait

PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling project aligned with PBS's 50th anniversary celebration, invites America to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today. To answer this question, PBS and its partners are collecting photos, videos and text submissions from across America to capture the state and spirit of our nation. Share your story now.

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Season 1 Episodes

"I Rise"

S1 E4 Length 54:51 Premiere Date 1.26.21

"I Keep"

S1 E3 Length 54:52 Premiere Date 1.19.21

"I Work"

S1 E2 Length 54:50 Premiere Date 1.12.21

"I Dream"

S1 E1 Length 54:49 Premiere Date 1.5.21

Sanitation Workers Strike For Better Wages

Clip Length 03:30 Premiere Date 1.12.21

A Trucker Strives For Work-Life Balance

Clip Length 04:19 Premiere Date 1.12.21

Educators Explain What Teaching Means To Them

Clip Length 01:29 Premiere Date 1.12.21

A Teacher Faces Unemployment Due To COVID-19

Clip Length 03:25 Premiere Date 1.12.21

Episode 2 Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 1.12.21

A Dairy Farmer Explains Her Passion For Her Work

Clip Length 06:01 Premiere Date 1.12.21

Extended Preview | PBS American Portrait

Preview Length 02:12 Premiere Date 1.8.20

Preview | PBS American Portrait

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 1.8.20

In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story | Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 5.8.20

Preview #2

Preview Length 01:00 Premiere Date 5.29.20

Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story | Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 8.2.20

Generation Nation: A PBS American Portrait Story | Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 10.26.20

Series Preview | PBS American Portrait

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 1.5.21

Specials

Generation Nation: A PBS American Portrait Story

Length 25:53 Premiere Date 10.26.20

Family of Us: A PBS American Portrait Story

Length 25:56 Premiere Date 8.2.20

In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story

Length 25:53 Premiere Date 5.8.20

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