The National Building Authority is a newly created government organization that oversees major infrastructure projects, including new roads, rail lines and airports. The bureaucrats who work there don't operate in the most efficient manner, though, with self-interest and shifting priorities tending to cause the grand projects to stall. Various fads, including communal yoga, often take over the office and result in derailing the staff's attempts at bringing projects from announcement to unveiling, with the projects typically becoming over-budget, delayed white elephants.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
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