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World Special
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 6:00pm

Adapted from Holocaust survivor Fred Sondermann’s memoirs, RETURN explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, RETURN also features contemporary interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend, archival images and documents and period news footage. 

World Special
Sun, 04/14/2013 - 6:00pm

Seeds of Resiliency helps us to understand that our darkest moments can contain a shining light. The film introduces us to twelve diverse people who have survived tragedies and challenges by having great hope and helping others. 

World Special
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 4:30pm

The documentary traces the extraordinary life and career of beloved American humorist Erma Bombeck, whose honest tales of domestic life gave voice to millions of homemakers.

World Special
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 6:00pm

Examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. 

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 04/11/2013 - 6:00pm

See artificial organs, suspended animation, genes that impact aging, and lifelike avatars

American Masters
Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:00am

Exploring the conductor’s life and current work, the one-hour documentary film captures the essence of one of classical music’s authentic giants. Looking back at creative milestones since his 1971 Met debut with Tosca at the age of 28, the film reveals how Levine’s unparalleled musicianship and singular teaching and performance styles make his relationship with the company unique in today’s music world.

World Special
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 6:00pm

To the survivors who frequent it, this is holy ground . . . a Jewish cemetery for the countless souls who perished during the Holocaust, and for whom no grave stone, burial marker or final resting place exists. But the true power of the Holocaust Memorial of Miami Beach can be witnessed when survivors - serving as docents or guides – begin gathering to tell their stories of survival to school children, tourists and visitor groups from across the globe. 

Dangerous Edge
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 3:00pm

Dangerous Edge is a remarkable portrait of a great writer. It explores how Graham Greene's life both inspired great writing and drove him to attempt suicide. He was a British spy, a doubting Catholic, and a manic-depressive who wrote critically acclaimed best selling novels, including The Quiet American, Brighton Rock, The End of the Affair and The Third Man.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 6:00pm

See new space suits, foods, plasma rockets, and meet a Mars rover driver. 

World Special
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:00pm

 For 35 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to MacNeil/Lehrer Productions for the solid, reliable reporting that has made the PBS NewsHour one of the most trusted news programs in television.

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