Posts in Season 1

Española, New Mexico: The Land Remembers

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Veterans Day Special

Soldiers coming  home from Iraq and Afghanistan can be faced with obstacles and 
wounds not clearly visible to the rest of the country. These current 
wars also illuminate how veterans of previous eras are still trying to come home years…

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Los Angeles, CA: Home, Sweet Home

Los Angeles, Lala land, often thought of as the city of movies and money and fame. But that characterization doesn’t get at the heart and soul of this City of Angels. SOTRU will spend the episode telling stories of habitat…

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Twin Cities, MN: World Within Two Cities

It isn’t exactly Lake Wobegon anymore… Once known as the home of Midwestern Lutherans and Scandanavian farmers, the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are now wildly diverse. They have become cities of immigrants, from Tibetans to Somalis, Iraqis to…

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Appalachia Rising

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Austin, TX: Growing Pains

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New Orleans, LA: The Big Easy

SOTRU explores and celebrates New Orleans, Louisiana. The city of New Orleans is as proud of its traditions as it is steeped in them. But since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the city and its residents have been thrust into…

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Oakridge: A Work in Progress

Back in the timber industry’s heyday, small mill towns in Oregon were thriving. Business was booming. Then in the early 1990s, the saws stopped. The mills shut down and their economies crumbled. State of the Re:Union surveys how a town…

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Milwaukee, WI: City of Vision

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Greensburg, Kansas: To the Stars through Difficulties

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