An investigation into canine genetics, including what separates dogs from their wolf cousins. The report also delves into the science behind the dog-human relationship, revealing that dogs have a knack for reading and responding to human emotions.
Wed, 03/14/2012 - 7:00pm
Activists from five countries recount their efforts to improve their lives and the lives of others. Included: cleaning up New Orleans; overcoming anti-Gypsy discrimination in Bulgaria; stopping slavery in Mauritania. The documentary also chronicles the meeting of all five activists at a U.N. conference in Durban, South Africa.
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 10:00pm
A profile of Dolley Madison (1768-1849), the spouse of fourth U.S. president James Madison, who transformed the role of president's wife and became America's "first" first lady. The biography includes remarks from Cokie Roberts ("Founding Mothers"). more info
Wed, 03/07/2012 - 8:00pm
Journalist T.R. Reid examines communities in America where top-notch medical care is available at reasonable costs and, in some instances, can be accessed by almost all residents. Included: Mesa County, Colo.; Seattle; Everest, Wash.; Hanover, N.H. more info
Whispers of Angels
Tue, 03/06/2012 - 9:00pm
Edward Asner and Blair Underwood star as the white Quaker abolitionist Thomas Garrett and the free, black anti-slavery activist William Still, who "conducted" runaway slaves to freedom. James McGowan is the narrator.