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Walk in The Park With Nick Molle
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 7:00pm

The second installment of the public television nature series A WALK IN THE PARK WITH NICK MOLLÉ explores the Colorado, Big Thompson, Cache la Poudre and St. Vrain rivers located within the northern Rocky Mountains.

America Reframed
Sun, 06/23/2013 - 8:00pm

When her daughter suffers a life-threatening accident, Carmen, her mother, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. 

World Special
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:00pm

Examines the work and legacy of one of the world's most daring and influential architects. Over the last 45 years, John Portman's iconic urban structures and eye-popping interiors steadily rose in 60 cities across four continents, helping redefine cityscapes in the United States and skylines in Asia. 

World Special
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 3:00pm

In the 1990s, a high Himalayan cave in Upper Mustang, Nepal was discovered to contain 42 ancient people, buried on wooden bunk beds. American archaeologist Dr. Mark Aldenderfer believes there must be more burial caves, but the challenge is how to find them deep within cliff faces in the cold and inhospitable environment of the Himalaya.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 6:00pm

Learn about the neuroscience of taste, what makes a Thanksgiving turkey savory, and more. 

India with Sanjeev Bhaskar
Mon, 06/17/2013 - 7:00pm

Sanjeev Bhaskar travels across India, using his trademark humour and insight to get under the skin of an endlessly fascinating country. He begins his journey in Mumbai, the nation's financial capital, before heading south to the global IT hub of Bangalore. Along the way, Sanjeev meets some of the rising young middle class who are transforming the face of Indian society.

America Reframed
Sun, 06/16/2013 - 8:00pm

Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift.

World Special
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 1:00pm

Tells the stories of families from Utah to North Carolina and Wyoming to New York, all connected by a common thread — a gay child. This poignant and often heartbreaking documentary by first-time filmmaker Susan Polis Schutz depicts families representing a wide range of religions, nationalities and political leanings. During the film, parents of homosexual teens and young adults eloquently recall their initial reactions to their child's coming-out and their sometimes difficult journeys to acceptance.

World Special
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 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.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:00pm

We humans have long wondered how animals see the world—and us. Does your dog really feel shame when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" What is behind the "swarm intelligence" of slime mold or a honeybee hive? How can pigeons possibly find their way home across hundreds of miles of unfamiliar terrain?

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