World

Nature
Tue, 04/30/2013 - 6:00pm

Teams of intrepid scientists use the latest technology to explore the lives of whales and dolphins.

World Special
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 6:00pm

NIAGARA FALLS is more than the celebration of a natural wonder: it's a study of human achievement and human folly on an epic scale. It is a tale of exploitation and preservation and the changing nature of love in America - of the way Man has related to Nature over centuries.

World Special
Sun, 04/28/2013 - 6:00pm

What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. Information now appears with a click. Overseas friends are part of our daily lives. And even grandma loves Wii.

World Special
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:00am

Bitter Seeds is the final film in Micha X. Peled’s Globalization Trilogy, following Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town and China Blue. The films won 18 international awards, aired on over 30 television channels and screened in more than 100 film festivals. 

World Special
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:00pm

VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States, shedding light on the hardships many immigrant families endure. Ramon and Aurora Chavez, an elderly couple living in Jalisco, Mexico, long to reunite with their children who live 2,500 miles away in Los Angeles. In order to visit, they must secure a tourist visa, an expensive and difficult proposition.

World Special
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:00pm

Renowned marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans.

World Special
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 6:30pm

Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej was on one of the first transports to enter Auschwitz. He survived five years imprisonment and never spoke of his experience until after a serious stroke in 1993.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 04/18/2013 - 6:00pm

Investigate the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands that treat depression, artificial intelligence, and more.

World Special
Tue, 04/16/2013 - 8:00pm

A Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they never met. 

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. 

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