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American Experience
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:00pm

She was the toast of Victorian London, New York, and Paris. She was "adopted" by Indian chief Sitting Bull, charmed the Prince of Prussia, and entertained the likes of Oscar Wilde and Queen Victoria. Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 6:00pm

Find out if you’re part Neanderthal, what language may owe to tool-making, and more. 

World Special
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 7:00pm

The four aspects of our complex relationship with food are explored: (Entrepreneurial Spirit) the preference to eat foods grown by people using local resources; (Eating Implications) when, where, and with whom we eat; (Seed Savers) keepers of the seeds; and, (Economic Efficiencies ) sacrificing lifestyle and sense of community when striving for efficiency in agriculture.

Saving The Ocean
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:30pm

Grand Riviere, on Trinidad’s northeast coast, is a narrow strip of shoreline backed by mountainous emerald jungle that tumbles to the broad sea.

World Special
Mon, 07/22/2013 - 1:30pm

Since its debut in 1997, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY has set itself apart from the mainstream media by providing distinctive, cutting-edge news coverage and analysis of national and international events in the ever-changing religious world.

Passing Poston
Sun, 05/12/2013 - 6:00pm

In the public television special PASSING POSTON: AN AMERICAN STORY, four former Japanese and Japanese-American internees recount their time in Arizona’s Poston Relocation Center during World War II.

Eisenhower's Secret War
Sat, 05/11/2013 - 3:00pm

Dwight D. Eisenhower did not aspire to be a politician; in fact, most of his colleagues had no idea whether he was a Democrat or a Republican. "Ike" was a military man his entire life.

American Experience
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 7:00pm

The story of Jesse James remains one of America's most cherished myths... and one of its most wrong-headed. A product of the American Civil War, James was less heroic than brutal; America's own Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich, but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. 

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 6:00pm

Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid, microbes that make diesel fuel, and more.

Saving The Ocean
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 8:30pm

This two-parter examines the huge project now restoring the Nisqually River, from its source on Mount Rainier to the estuary in Puget Sound. Led by the Nisqually Indian tribe, the restoration aims to fill the river once again with abundant, magnificent wild salmon.

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