World

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. 

World Special
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.

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