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In Exile

Season 9 Episode 903 | 11m 24s

In Springdale, Arkansas, migrants from the Marshall Islands gather to commemorate the 1946 bombing of Bikini Atoll and ask the questions: Why did the United States choose their islands and what are the ongoing impacts on their indigenous Pacific Island community? “In Exile” explores the nuclear legacy of the US in the Pacific and the lingering catastrophe in its wake.

Aired: 04/21/24 | Expires: 07/31/24
Support for Reel South is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Center for Asian American Media and by SouthArts.
Extras
Juan Mancias fights for access to Boca Chica, an important cultural site for his tribe.
Joyce Dugan recalls her resolution to purchase land that was important to the EBCI.
Cecil Taylor shares his family history of tobacco farming.
For the Whites, supporting Black farmers is a family tradition.
The Rio Grande is plagued by drought, taking away a source of cultural connection.
Indigenous and Mexican ancestors explore the history and disappearance of the Rio Grande.
How the Eastern Band of Cherokee reclaimed their land.
A Black scientist in Arkansas guides farmers through agricultural challenges.
A Black farmer in Virginia wrestles with tradition and the changing needs of the economy.
With eyes toward space, Texas restricts access to an otherworldly beach.
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With eyes toward space, Texas restricts access to an otherworldly beach.
How the Eastern Band of Cherokee reclaimed their land.
A Black farmer in Virginia wrestles with tradition and the changing needs of the economy.
A Black scientist in Arkansas guides farmers through agricultural challenges.
Indigenous and Mexican ancestors explore the history and disappearance of the Rio Grande.
Out of time and money, a newspaper editor fights to keep her paper alive in rural Texas.
The only doctor in Clay County Georgia must confront the possibility of losing her clinic.
A historian revisits the oral history of a 1920s school teacher in the Mississippi Delta.
Members of a rural Virginia town are exposed to contamination from a nearby Army plant.
Families torn apart by Georgetown’s sale of enslaved people reunite six generations later.