Flyboys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airmen

The story of struggle and the ultimate triumph of the brave African American soldiers who served their country during World War II. The film chronicles the "Tuskegee Airmen" program, a controversial military initiative designed to measure African-Americans' competence for flying the engines of war. This fascinating documentary features the stories of the more than 40 aviators from western Pennsylvania, including the pilots, navigators and bombardiers who flew fighter and bomber planes during the war, as well as the maintenance and support staff, instructors and personnel who kept the planes in the air.


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People of all ages gathered on Nov. 21, 2009 to take part in a breakdancing competition, organized by Carnegie Mellon University and International Freestylers. OnQ reports on a cultural experience, full of energy and diversity, that's becoming a popular movement in Pittsburgh.

Original airdate: Dec 16, 2009


OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on the importance of community health centers and other "safety nets" that provide medical services and support for Pittsburgh-area patients who might otherwise have little or no assistance.

Original airdate: Dec 07, 2009


OnQ reports on A+ Schools, an independent, community alliance for public education that's improving student achievement and test scores in the Pittsburgh Public School District. The lessons learned can benefit teachers, students, and board members in all of our region's school districts.

Original airdate: Dec 02, 2009


QED Cooks' Chris Fennimore and OnQ's Michael Bartley take you to a chocolate lover's dream come true at the famous Sarris Candies factory in Canonsburg, PA. Owner Frank Sarris takes you behind the scenes to see how all that creamy milk chocolate is made. Don't miss Chris Fennimore's new cooking marathon, "C is for Chocolate" premiering Saturday Nov. 21, 2009 from 10am until 2pm.

Original airdate: Nov 19, 2009


That's Gardening, Responsibility, Once Weekly. OnQ reports on this farm-based environmental education program in Lawrence County where children in grades 1-3 learn valuable lessons through growing a garden.

Original airdate: Nov 18, 2009


It's the 28th year for the 3 Rivers Film Festival, running November 6-21, 2009 at all three Pittsburgh Filmmakers theaters. OnQ contributor Minette Seate gives OnQ viewers a preview of what they'll see.

Original airdate: Nov 03, 2009


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