Connie and Pedro: A personal story of crossing the border and protecting the border. We hear from a woman named Connie, who talks to her mother about their long ago illegal crossing to the US from Mexico, and the family’s early struggles to raise their children here. After that, we learn about the unexpected turn in Connie's life, when her husband takes a job that challenges what it means to be an immigrant. It's a fascinating, funny and thoughtful lesson in family, culture and patriotism.
Also, 400 Words for 79th Street, a heartbreaking tale of an Inuit Eskimo boy who finds himself in turn of the century New York City.