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Race and politics in post-Katrina New Orleans
Tales from America's most interesting state
The definitive film about social class in America
The adventures of Louisiana's king of zydeco
Stories of sex and of motherhood, hilarious and moving
The Peabody Award-winning classic about the way we talk
The immersive history game that places you in a mill town in 1907
Hilarious and probing stories about American politics
The heartwarming saga of a Little League team
The love/hate relationship Europe has with us
What happens to American pop culture when it gets to Japan?
All about Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker
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In 1985 Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker crisscrossed the country to make "American Tongues," their landmark film on speech and accents. Now, the raw footage of one of their most colorful characters has gone viral. Step back into the lost world of Italian-American teens in the North End of Boston....