Explore our region’s history and culture through this selection of diverse programs.
The Ohio and Erie Canal
Explore the Ohio and Erie Canal’s changing legacy to the region and nation. Photo provided by Ian Adams.
Gifted football star Marion Motley was also one of pro football’s first Black players.
This local production tells of a violent incident that happened during a 1936 strike at Black & Decker Co. in Kent.
A University of Akron archivist talks about researching the local World War I production, LOST VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR: SUMMIT COUNTY IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. Premiered in 2018.
A MORE PERFECT UNION discusses congressional bipartisanship using Ralph Regula’s career as an example. Premiered in 2018.
Rosie the Riveters in Akron, Ohio, reminisce about Corsairs, rivet guns, pants and more. Premiered in 2018.
Learn about former Congressman Ralph Regula, who served Ohio’s 16th district for 36 years. Premiered in 2017.
Explore Congressman Seiberling's life, character and success in wildlife preservation. Premiered in 2013.
The fate of a historic Ohio village depends on a federal decision regarding a levee. Premiered in 2012.
Cleveland print reporter Doris O’Donnell beat the pavement and reported the daylights out of a city on the make and on the move. Aired 2007-2009.
Ernie Anderson was the creator of the unique Cleveland TV character, Ghoulardi. Premiered in 2009.
The two Akron brothers and prominent national figures owned and ran the Akron Beacon Journal newspaper in the 1900s. Premiered in 2009.
Discover the story of Ohio's only national park. Generations tells the story of the park's natural wonders and the people whose lives have crossed its paths. Premiered in 2009.
STARK CONTRAST takes a look at the past, present and future of Stark County. Premiered in 2009.
This documentary offers personal reflections about the racial segregation experiences of Warren, Ohio residents in the 1950s and 1960s. Premiered in 2007.
This documentary features the history of Potter and Mellen, Inc., a landmark metalworking and custom jewelry studio in Cleveland. Premiered in 2005.
Take a look back at the Akron "garage band" movement of the 1970s and 80s that launched the national careers of several rock bands, including Devo. Premiered in 2003.
An exceptional group of Akron men and women, born before the second World War and who reshaped the community over the last 50 years, are profiled. Premiered in 2001.
A look at the people, the businesses and the communities that have made Akron unique. Premiered in 2000.