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Episode of America Reframed

Drivers Wanted

Season 2, Episode 11 of 26
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Drivers Wanted reveals the impossibly eclectic community inhabiting a taxi garage in Queens, New York. Each day, a million New Yorkers depend on the anonymous faces behind the wheels, the men who tirelessly drive the city that doesn't sleep. The film follows Eric, a new immigrant from China with a fresh start in America. With dreams of his own business, and a wife and two young sons to support, he turns to a simple job - driving a taxicab. But the easy route proves to be a Herculean struggle for Eric, who can neither speak the language of his customers nor navigate the city's 6,174 miles of streets. Along for Eric's ride, we meet classic New York personalities, including the city's oldest taxi driver, the rumored inspiration behind Danny DeVito's Louie DePalma, and a melting pot of immigrants with dreams of making it in America.

Previously Aired

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2/25/2014 6 p.m. World
2/25/2014 10 p.m. World
2/26/2014 6 a.m. World
2/26/2014 noon World
3/1/2014 8 p.m. World
3/2/2014 1 a.m. World
3/2/2014 7 a.m. World
3/2/2014 3 p.m. World
9/2/2014 6 p.m. World
9/2/2014 10 p.m. World
9/3/2014 6 a.m. World
9/3/2014 noon World
9/6/2014 8 p.m. World
9/7/2014 1 a.m. World
9/7/2014 7 a.m. World
9/7/2014 3 p.m. World
12/23/2014 6 p.m. World
12/23/2014 10 p.m. World
12/24/2014 6 a.m. World
12/24/2014 noon World
1/5/2016 6 p.m. World
1/5/2016 10 p.m. World
1/6/2016 6 a.m. World
1/6/2016 noon World
1/9/2016 8 p.m. World

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