A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
The powerful true story of 150 at-risk students from Long Beach, California, who were once considered unteachable. The documentary that follows what happened to the students after the 2007 film aired.
The Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievements in film, television, radio and video game (added in 2008) writing, including both fiction and non-fiction categories, have been presented annually by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West since 1949. In 2004, the awards show was broadcast on television for the first time.
American Writers: A Journey Through History is a series produced and broadcast by C-SPAN in 2001 and 2002 that profiled selected American writers and their times. Each program was a two- to three-hour look at the life and times of one or more significant American writer. Episodes were broadcast from locations of importance to the profiled writer and featured interviews with historians and other experts. The series had an overall budget of $4,500,000. The first program aired on May 19, 2001, and focused on William Bradford and the Mayflower Compact.
Andrew Marr explores the lives and works of the Scottish writers who helped define a national identity over the last three centuries.