World

Charlie Rose
Sun, 09/22/2013 - 4:00pm

Charlie Rose: The Week, a new 30-minute series featuring some of the best stories and interviews of the week from his nightly PBS show.

World Special
Wed, 07/31/2013 - 7:00pm

What would you do if you found out that your child is gay? Having lost the opportunity to come out to her own mother, an Indian lesbian filmmaker, now living in the US, travels across India to meet with parents of other gay and lesbian South Asians. I AM is a personal and revealing film that journeys to a country where being gay was until very recently a criminal and punishable offence. With daring determination and humor, parents in India share untold stories of their gay and lesbian children that have thus far remained in the realm of secrecy and silence.

Nature
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 8:00pm

It’s finally here — time for us to share our incredible Alaskan adventure with the world through Bears of the Last Frontier. It has been quite the journey. The film has been nearly two years in the making, and for both of us it has become an unforgettable part of our lives.

Story of India
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 7:00pm

The first episode looks at identity and the roots of India's famous "unity in diversity." Wood takes us to places where dramatic new archaeological discoveries are changing our view of the migrations that have helped make up Indian identity.

America Reframed
Sun, 07/28/2013 - 5:00pm

Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez pulled himself out of drug dealing and street life 12 years ago and became a Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard-hitting hip-hop music.

Secrets of the Dead
Fri, 07/26/2013 - 4:00pm

Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb.

Nature
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 8:00pm

The tiger known as Broken Tail was born in Ranthambhore National Park in northern India, a vast, natural reserve for a wide variety of Indian wildlife, but especially famous for its Bengal tigers. Historically revered in Indian tradition, tigers in the area were once protected by maharajahs, and then by government sanctuaries and conservation projects.

America Reframed
Sun, 07/21/2013 - 5:00pm

Filmmaker Kate Schermerhorn examines marriage, including what makes for a happy union and whether the institution is becoming obsolete. To that end, she profiles long-married couples and talks with such experts as psychologist John Gottman, divorce attorney Cary Goldstein and marriage historian Stephanie Coontz.

World Special
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 6:00pm

One of the most revered women in American history, Sacajawea has been romanticized and often misinterpreted by non-natives. Revolving around interviews with her tribal peoples as well as recognized historians, this documentary examines the many controversies regarding her life, how her role in the Lewis & Clark journey impacted her tribes, and how they are surviving today.

World Special
Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:00am

"Question One" is a probing and insightful look at one of the most bitterly divisive and issues facing our nation today - same sex marriage. Award winning journalists, Joe Fox and James Nubile got unprecedented access to cover both sides of Maine's historic 2009 marriage referendum election. 

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