Real People Around America
The show Real People traveled around the United States, meeting the fans along the way.
Real People - Highlights
On April 18, 1979 a new kind of television series was born. The New York Times said it blurred the lines between news and entertainment. Producer George Schlatter agreed and called it "theater of reality."
Real People - Best of Crazy Eccentrics
Highlights from Real People stories on people who think outside the box from a man who is homeless by choice, a noisemaker, and a speed painter.
Real People - Navajo Code Talkers
These Native Americans spoke a forbidden language and yet, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in WWII, the United States Marines called upon the Navajo to help defeat the Japanese.
Real People - Tuskegee Airmen
Not allowed in an all white Air Force, the Tuskegee Airmen were finally given permission to form the Black Air Corps. Fighting a battle at home and abroad, these men embodied the spirit of the phrase, my country, right or wrong, as they downed 260 German planes and a Nazi destroyer.
Real People - Sarah Purcell Sky Diving
Host Sarah Purcell free falls from an airplane at 120 miles per hour. Watch as she takes the leap!