Stream PBS Sakura & Pearls: Healing from WWII

Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War II is a PBS special documentary about former enemies meeting each other at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center in Hawaii. What happens when Japanese Atomic Bomb Survivors meet the US Pearl Harbor Survivors face to face?

You can Stream Sakura & Pearls: Healing from WWII on PBS’s Video on Demand starting Thur. Oct. 28th at 6pm PT/9pm ET anywhere in the US at anytime of day. The movie goes lives for streaming at 6pm PT/9pm ET on Oct. 28th and you can watch it anytime after this release for the rest of the year.


There 3 ways to stream Sakura & Pearls on PBS. They are listed in order of the easiest method to the more complicated way to do it.

  1. EASIEST WAY: (Takes 5 seconds) Click this link: PBS LIVESTREAM That’s it! Just click the link from whatever device you’re now reading these instructions. Easy! You can send the link by email to watch it on other devices like your laptop, tablet, desktop, and phone by using the above link in any web browser
  2. INTERMEDIATE WAY: (Takes a few minutes) Download the PBS Video App and search the keyword “Sakura”. Select the title “Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War II and watch on whatever device you downloaded the app.
  3. ADVANCED WAY: (To Watch on your Big Screen SmartTV). To see it on your regular TV, the method depends on your TV brand and which streaming services devices you use. Most newer smartTV’s already have special streaming services built into the TV and you can use your remote control to switch service providers, like Roku or AppleTV apps that are already built in. Check your SmartTV to see what it already has on it. You can also connect an external device through the USB ports in the back of your TV such as Amazon FireStick or a Roku device. Then download the PBS Video App. The PBS App can be downloaded to any of the following providers. shown below. Once you access your favorite one, download the app and search “Sakura” as a keyword as you did in option #2. The movie will start immediately. (No, it’s not available on Netflix or HBO Max. I’m not famous enough for that haha. Not available on YouTube.) You can Watch it by downloading the PBS channel on: IOS, Android, ROKU, Samsung Smart TV (Tizen), Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast:

These are the many ways to see Sakura & Pearls anywhere in the USA. When it doubt, ask a child or grandchild on how to stream the movie.

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