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About PBS American Portrait

PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling project aligned with PBS's 50th anniversary celebration, invites America to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today.

A digital first initiative produced by RadicalMedia, American Portrait begins as a platform for people to share photos, videos, and text submissions and capture the state and spirit of our nation.

As PBS's most ambitious initiative to date, the project is envisioned to encompass publishing, short form content, classroom engagement, a web miniseries, public art installations, live events, and in January 2021, a nationally televised documentary series on PBS stations.

PBS American Portrait

In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story

25:53
Published:
Expires: 2028-05-08
Rating: TV-PG

See stories of how the coronavirus pandemic has affected America and brought us together.

Share your story by following one of the prompts below:

I was raised to believe...When I step outside my door...The people I relate to are...My American story started when..
The tradition I carry on is...Most days I feel...What gets me out of bed in the morning is...My Saturday night looks like...
What keeps me up at night is...I took a risk when...You don't know what it's like to...My parent(s) wanted me to...