Abe Selby









The Highlights

Talk about threading the needle in more ways than one. If it wasn’t for Jo Thompson, the first manned mission to land on the moon could have ended in disaster.

(Produced for Great Big Story)

You've heard talk about protecting endangered animals, but what about endangered vegetables? It's a crisis that's come about with the worldwide rise of industrial farming-many indigenous veggies simply aren't being grown in great quantities anymore.

(Assisted in production for Great Big Story)

If you think entomologists just sit in labs all day looking at slides, think again. Dr. R. Isaí Madriz is out in the field, embarking on dangerous expeditions to the harsh, remote Patagonian Ice Fields in search of undiscovered insect species.

(Assisted in production for Great Big Story)

Do you know the value of the items you're throwing away? We take you inside one of Manhattan’s little known treasures, the 'trash museum,' with its keeper Nelson Molina—the true titan of trash, to see how he's giving our discarded goods a second life. Visit the PBS MetroFocus website for more stories.

As the holiday season begins, Jewish New Yorkers gathered to light the worlds largest menorah at a time when anti-Semitic attacks have surged across the nation.



The story of two friends wrongfully detained in the UAE, after global misreporting and misgendering endangered them.

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