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The Good Road

An innovative, inspiring documentary series about two best friends who travel the world meeting philanthropists and change-makers, who have dedicated their lives to addressing global humanitarian issues.

Bangkok, Thailand: River of Change

27m 26s

Earl Bridges and Craig Martin invite viewers to explore change-makers in the world of philanthropy. Returning to their “hometown” of Bangkok, the show starts with nostalgia and noodles as they recall their childhood in the city. Explore what it means to engage in one’s local community in a positive way regardless of formal occupation, religious affiliation or economic status.

Episodes

  • Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico - “Salt of the Earth”: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico - “Salt of the Earth”

    S3 E303 - 26m 15s

    A journey through the unique ecosystems of Puerto Rico highlight the important role government agencies, university initiatives and local communities play in conservation and the fight against climate change. And, we explore the mangrove fields of La Paguera on kayaks with René Esteves of University of Puerto Rico’s Sea Grant. We see first-hand the delicate balance of conservation and community.

  • Cape Canaveral, Florida - “Space Force, Go for Launch”: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cape Canaveral, Florida - “Space Force, Go for Launch”

    S3 E302 - 26m 15s

    The Good Road goes to space! – well almost. We go to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to learn about the critical role of the newly created Space Force. Space Force Guardians protect national security and oversee all launches. We discover the surprising role they play in our everyday lives.

  • Nashville, TN - “Lost and Found on Jefferson St.”: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nashville, TN - “Lost and Found on Jefferson St.”

    S3 E301 - 26m 15s

    People are flocking to Nashville - Music City, USA and yet the tourists, transplants and dreamers come to town completely oblivious to the origins of that name. We discover the true history of music city through Jefferson St., the cultural center of the black experience in Nashville before it was erased by the construction of Interstate 40.

Schedule

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    Charleston, South Carolina -- Gullah

    Tuesday
    Sep 27

    30 Minutes

    Exploring how Gullah traditions and practices impact contemporary arts and culture in the low country; sweetgrass basket weaving; preparing a one pot dish in the Gullah tradition; musician Quentin Baxter.
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    Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania: Islands of Isolation

    Tuesday
    Sep 27

    30 Minutes

    The BRCK team arrives on Pemba Island to provide fishermen with weather information; at a small remote island, the BRCK team provides a community with internet access; connecting a school in Nashville, Tenn., with one in Tanzania.
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    Charleston, South Carolina -- Gullah

    Wednesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    Exploring how Gullah traditions and practices impact contemporary arts and culture in the low country; sweetgrass basket weaving; preparing a one pot dish in the Gullah tradition; musician Quentin Baxter.
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    The Good Road

    Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania: Islands of Isolation

    Wednesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    The BRCK team arrives on Pemba Island to provide fishermen with weather information; at a small remote island, the BRCK team provides a community with internet access; connecting a school in Nashville, Tenn., with one in Tanzania.
  • Image
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    The Good Road

    Charleston, South Carolina -- Gullah

    Wednesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    Exploring how Gullah traditions and practices impact contemporary arts and culture in the low country; sweetgrass basket weaving; preparing a one pot dish in the Gullah tradition; musician Quentin Baxter.
  • Image
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    The Good Road

    Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania: Islands of Isolation

    Wednesday
    Sep 28

    30 Minutes

    The BRCK team arrives on Pemba Island to provide fishermen with weather information; at a small remote island, the BRCK team provides a community with internet access; connecting a school in Nashville, Tenn., with one in Tanzania.
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    The Good Road

    Cocoa Beach, Florida -- The Overview Effect

    Tuesday
    Oct 4

    30 Minutes

    Educators, entrepreneurs and rocket scientists bring a new generation of people into the cosmos.
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    Bangkok, Thailand: The Big House ... of Blessing

    Tuesday
    Oct 4

    30 Minutes

    Touring the grounds of Klong Prem Central prison, a maximum security prison in Bangkok; a tour of the House of Blessing, a facility that provides education, child care and vocational programs for prisoners and former prisoners.
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    Cocoa Beach, Florida -- The Overview Effect

    Wednesday
    Oct 5

    30 Minutes

    Educators, entrepreneurs and rocket scientists bring a new generation of people into the cosmos.
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    The Good Road: TVSS: Iconic

    The Good Road

    Bangkok, Thailand: The Big House ... of Blessing

    Wednesday
    Oct 5

    30 Minutes

    Touring the grounds of Klong Prem Central prison, a maximum security prison in Bangkok; a tour of the House of Blessing, a facility that provides education, child care and vocational programs for prisoners and former prisoners.
  • Image
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    The Good Road

    Cocoa Beach, Florida -- The Overview Effect

    Wednesday
    Oct 5

    30 Minutes

    Educators, entrepreneurs and rocket scientists bring a new generation of people into the cosmos.
  • Image
    The Good Road: TVSS: Iconic

    The Good Road

    Bangkok, Thailand: The Big House ... of Blessing

    Wednesday
    Oct 5

    30 Minutes

    Touring the grounds of Klong Prem Central prison, a maximum security prison in Bangkok; a tour of the House of Blessing, a facility that provides education, child care and vocational programs for prisoners and former prisoners.
  • Image
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    The Good Road

    Cocoa Beach, Florida -- The Overview Effect

    Saturday
    Oct 8

    30 Minutes

    Educators, entrepreneurs and rocket scientists bring a new generation of people into the cosmos.
  • Image
    The Good Road: TVSS: Iconic

    The Good Road

    Bangkok, Thailand: The Big House ... of Blessing

    Saturday
    Oct 8

    30 Minutes

    Touring the grounds of Klong Prem Central prison, a maximum security prison in Bangkok; a tour of the House of Blessing, a facility that provides education, child care and vocational programs for prisoners and former prisoners.

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