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Michael Graves and Associates

The career and work of architect Michael Graves offers us a window into this world – and an opportunity to understand how these important movements came about. Graves’ story is very much the story of architecture in the 20th century.

Jewish People
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 8:30pm

This is the story of Jewish survival. From slavery to the loss of their homeland; from exile to anti-Semitism; from pogroms to near annihilation in the Holocaust, how did they endure while so many other communities have vanished?

American Masters
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 7:00pm

Adapted from his son Christopher’s 2003 play and based on the remarkable letters Dalton Trumbo wrote during the devastation wrought by the ‘Red Scare’ in mid-20th century. 

America Reframed
Sun, 07/14/2013 - 5:00pm

Meat Hooked! is part history of butchering but mostly an entertaining look at the current phenomenon of environmentally conscience twenty and thirtysomethings bringing butchering back as a kind of new green color job.

World Special
Sat, 07/13/2013 - 1:30pm

This journey back in time goes deep into Louisiana's million-acre Atchafalaya Swamp for an adventure with writer Gwen Roland, who 30 years earlier built a houseboat by hand and lived as her forebears had generations earlier.

World Special
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 6:00pm

Blending rich scenery, expert First Nations testimony, rich narration and a compelling soundtrack, A BLACKFEET ENCOUNTER reveals the extraordinary history, heritage and culture of the Blackfeet.

Pioneers In Aviation
Mon, 07/08/2013 - 7:00pm

The EMMY-nominated PBS documentary series, covering the history of American aviation, from the Wright Brothers to the very frontiers of Space.

World Special
Sun, 07/07/2013 - 11:00am

The Aspen Institute is proud to announce its first-ever broadcast venture The Aspen Institute Presents. This 10-part series features the most compelling conversations and interviews from the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival. 

World Special
Fri, 07/05/2013 - 11:00am

The Wind Gods is a thrilling, action-packed documentary relating the story of the 33rd America’s Cup yacht race, in which Oracle Corporation owner Larry Ellison’s Americanyacht USA-17 defeated the Swiss-owned Alinghi 5 yacht of Italian entrepreneur Ernesto Bertarelli.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 07/04/2013 - 7:00pm

"Dogs Decoded" reveals the science behind the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs and investigates new discoveries in genetics that are illuminating the origin of dogs—with surprising implications for the evolution of human culture. 

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