"RIGHT OnQ" BRINGS AWARD-WINNING SHOWS TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN MARCH
“RIGHT OnQ” BRINGS AWARD-WINNING SHOWS TO
THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN MARCH
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope – This touching story of one Monongahela teen’s suicide transforms grief and trauma into a lesson of hope and redemption. Called “insightful” and “compassionate” by viewers, Losing Lambert chronicles the questions left in the wake of suicide, the parents struggling to cope, and the future of suicide prevention.
Dr. Randy Pausch and the Last Lecture – When he was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Carnegie Mellon University Professor Randy Pausch decided to share his life lessons with his family and the world in his best-selling book, “The Last Lecture.” OnQ contributor Mike Lee collects Pausch’s teachings, as well as some stories from friends and colleagues.
Darr Mine Disaster – More than 100 years after it happened, the Darr Mine explosion in
Big Savage Tunnel – Big Savage Tunnel is one of the most viewed programs on OnQ OnDemand. Nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award, this documentary digs up the history of how a train route became the Great Allegheny Passage for biking and hiking in the
From Pittsburgh to Haiti: Mission of Mercy – More relevant now than ever, OnQ travels to Haiti’s Hospital Albert Schweitzer, founded and supported by western Pennsylvanians. This poignant documentary won a Golden Quill Award from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania for Television Photography Feature/Series.
Masters of Glass – OnQ showcases internationally renowned artists in this special on the
Stone Soldiers: Saving the Gettysburg Monuments –
Celebrating Rodef Shalom – When the historic Reform Jewish Temple celebrated two major anniversaries – its 100th year in
The Gift of Life – OnQ has the story of a
From Pittsburgh to Poland: Lessons of the Holocaust – This celebrated OnQ documentary follows Pittsburgh Holocaust survivors and teachers from throughout western Pennsylvania on a trip to Poland to participate in the March of the Living. They travel to World War II concentration camps and towns in this winner of an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Gabriel Award. This documentary was also nominated for five Regional Emmy® Awards.
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