A special report on a 185-mile trek through the winter cold in New Hampshire, led by activist Lawrence Lessig, to raise awareness of the crippling problem of corruption in American politics.
California’s Silicon Valley is a microcosm of America’s new extremes of wealth and poverty.
Two new retrospective galleries about portraits and cars/bikes. These are pictures I’ve taken since few years. All images are under copyright © Laurent Nivalle
Watch Mind of a Rampage Killer on PBS. See more from NOVA.
For billmoyers.com: a short profile of a group of concerned citizens who held a vigil outside the home of the owner of the company that manufactured the gun used in the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Interview Series for WGBH / PBS World
Going Green Selects Reel from Cameron Hickey on Vimeo.
Fragile Waterways Selects Reel from Cameron Hickey on Vimeo.
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the Northeast, and more than a week after power returned to Lower Manhattan, many public housing residents in Brooklyn’s Coney Island were still without electricity, heat and hot water.
Intro teaser for vTV: a new interview show hosted by Valeria Capponi. Directed by Peter Arnell.
Miles O’Brien reports on a contest created by actor Alan Alda, which challenges scientists to flex their communication muscles by answering the seemingly simple question, “What is a flame?” Thousands of 11-year-olds serve as judges.
One Mississippi community is using stimulus money to bring mass transit to rural areas. Special correspondent Miles O’Brien of Blueprint America has the report.
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien examines the threat that radioactive “dirty bombs”could pose to cities in the U.S., and what’s being done to prevent a radiological attack from happening.
Scientists are creating a new generation of artificial body parts to help people with disabilities see, walk, swim, grip and run among other things. Miles O’Brien reports on the latest advances in prosthetics.
A new research breakthrough has enabled scientists to grow human tissue to repair or replace organs, and someday, maybe even limbs. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.
While it seems like everything can be done online these days, that’s not actually the case when it comes to elections. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores the security, logistical and secrecy challenges of Internet voting.
Medical experiments on chimpanzees can be invasive, involving injections, blood samples and liver biopsies. But some say it’s the only way to advance medicine. Miles O’Brien reports explores whether there are ever instances in which the scientific value of research should offset the moral cost of working with chimps.
As part of our Blueprint America series of reports on American infrastructure needs, special correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the city of Dubuque, Iowa, and the steps they’ve taken toward a green future.
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien goes head-to-circuit board with IBM’s computer Watson on the game show “Jeopardy!” to explore the limits of language and artificial intelligence for machines. PBS NewsHour Original Story
In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, how should government regulators here set the safety bar for nuclear power plants in the U.S.? PBS NewsHour Original Story
Miles O’Brien examines power grid reliability in a neighborhood near Austin, Texas that uses “smart grid” technology to track – and control – its energy consumption. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/july-dec12/smartgrid_07-13.html
Fragile Waterways travels to neighborhoods in Brooklyn, NY, the Great Lakes, Finger Lakes and Long Island to look at the challenges communities are facing as they clean up, restore and protect their lakes, canals, rivers, and the water they drink. In Brooklyn, a debate rages among residents and government agencies […]
A trailer for a film about Delegates to the 2008 Democratic National Convention The Delegates Trailer from Cameron Hickey on Vimeo.
Short Promo Clip for a film about the Birth Control Pill Side Effects May Include… from Cameron Hickey on Vimeo.
Part of The Unquiet American series produced by Steve James for Cinelan. Broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK on Nov 5th, 2008 (US Election Night).
Voter ID Laws: Who Doesn’t Have Photo ID? from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Now, meet two Philadelphia women at serious risk of losing their rights to vote due to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter ID laws: Laila Stones, a retired nurse working towards a culinary degree; and Ana Gonzalez, a community organizer, […]
The lights of the Olympic Stadium loom above the rooftops of a pink and purple village. Below, women are washing clothes, men peeling garlic, and children are playing in the dust. Prokopis Nikolau sits alone on the cement patio of his wooden shack, looking pensive, sullen. He and the others […]