World

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.

World Special
Mon, 05/06/2013 - 6:00pm

Anna May Wong knew she wanted to be a movie star from the time she was a young girl—and by 17 she became one. A third generation Chinese-American, she went on to make dozens of films in Hollywood and Europe.

World Special
Sun, 05/05/2013 - 6:00pm

WEST ENCOUNTERS EAST explores the unique fusion of Eastern and Western artistic traditions in the works of well-known and emerging Japanese-Brazilian artists. The documentary examines their lifestyles, traditions, culture and art while exploring the themes of immigration, dual identity, alienation and assimilation in their work.

World Special
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 11:00am

The weekly public television series CONSUELO MACK WEALTHTRACK remains the only program on television devoted to long-term diversified investing, covering all stocks, bonds, real estate, insurance, art and collectibles.

World Special
Fri, 05/03/2013 - 6:00pm

Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of “living history.” 

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 05/02/2013 - 6:00pm

Explore the origin of our solar system and the start of life itself, how head lice figure in human evolution, and more.

World Special
Wed, 05/01/2013 - 7:00pm

A study of the influx of immigrant workers at a meat-packing plant and their impact on the cowboy town of Brooks, Alberta, in Canada. The program also celebrates the city's centennial anniversary. 

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