When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure.
Sat, 06/01/2013 - 5:00pm
Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has covered national politics for decades. She writes a weekly column for PoliticsDaily.com and for Scripps Howard Newspapers. She is also a contributing editor at USNews.com. Ms. Erbé is working on a novel about religious symbolism in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 6:00pm
White lions are among the rarest and most treasured animals in the world. Rarer still is their survival in the wild. Their white color stands out in Africa’s wild bush country, increasing their risk of being targeted and killed by rival predators and marauding adult male lions.
Wed, 05/29/2013 - 7:00pm
Gail Farrow, a devoted mother and wife, died when she was just 27. She left behind four young sons, Ronald Jr., Frank, Kenny and Benny, and her husband Ronald. David Binder began photographing Gail and her family in 1987, documenting Gail’s last year of life and her family’s early adjustment to continuing without her.
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 7:00pm
SERVICE, the film, portrays the courage of several women veterans as they transition from active duty to their civilian lives. We see the horrific traumas they faced, their invisible as well as physical injuries and all their challenges in receiving benefits and care. We follow them through the large and small accomplishments they work mightily to achieve.
Sun, 05/26/2013 - 6:00pm
Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this is the epic World War II story of 23 young Marines in the Central Pacific who are dispatched on a simple assignment, to relocate their planes to safety, out of the range of the enemy. The Flintlock Disaster uncovers the truth about the fateful flight taken by Marine squadron VMF-422 on January 25th, 1944, resulting in the loss of 23 aircraft and the death of 6 pilots.
Sat, 05/25/2013 - 3:00pm
Into Harm’s Way takes an honest and unflinching look at the shadow the Vietnam War continues to cast on surviving members of the West Point Class of 1967. Compelling interviews, archival photographs and footage, animated sequences and contemporary clips chronicle the men's experiences — from their challenging first year as plebes to the fierce hand-to-hand jungle combat to their post-Vietnam lives.
Fri, 05/24/2013 - 1:00pm
WELL READ opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.