Pointing a handheld video camera at himself, James Gourlay made an eccentric sight on the streets of Pittsburgh, as the native of Scotland made tiny films literally “picturing” what it would be like to live in this city.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading River City Brass Band turns 30, with a new director — and a new direction
On Nov. 6th, 1959, the day before the fate of the largest strike in the nation’s history was decided by a Supreme Court decision, the Braddock High Tigers played the Purple Raiders of Scott High School in North Braddock for a chance to set the national high school football record for consecutive games…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading A fateful high school football game overshadows a bitter 1950s steel strike
One of the wonderful qualities of western Pennsylvania is that it offers out-​of-​the-​way locations with varied landscape and terrain.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Sideling Hill
A pigeon flaps lazily above the University of Pittsburgh campus. Suddenly, a streaking peregrine falcon dives toward its unaware prey at 100 to 150 miles an hour.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading A peregrine program’s success
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