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Special
Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:00pm

In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (“The Farmer’s Wife,” “Country Boys”) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she struggles to raise her two children, further her education and heal herself from the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child.
Robin’s battles in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he is convicted of abusive sexual contact with his daughter, illuminates how serious this problem is on the reservation. Her quest to heal her family, find a man worthy of her love, build a career and fulfill her goal of returning to her reservation to help prevent the abuse of women and children, takes her on an intimate and inspiring journey full of heartbreak, discovery and redemption.
“As in my other films profiling rural poverty,” says Sutherland, “I was trying to reach out to another forgotten corner of the American landscape, this time to put a face on a Native family so that we could see them close-up with all the detail that illuminates the rich reality of their lives.”
KIND HEARTED WOMAN is a special co-presentation of FRONTLINE and INDEPENDENT LENS.

History Detectives
Tue, 04/02/2013 - 8:00pm

The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West. Did a biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family? Then, from the rodeo to Hollywood, a saddle tells the story of Yakima Canutt, who made life safer for movie stunt artists. What is the meaning behind the mysterious inscription on sheet music of the popular western song “Tumbling Tumbleweeds”? Finally, did a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian wars weave this basket?

FRONTLINE and Independent Lens
Mon, 04/01/2013 - 9:00pm

In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (“The Farmer’s Wife,” “Country Boys”) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she struggles to raise her two children, further her education and heal herself from the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child.
Robin’s battles in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he is convicted of abusive sexual contact with his daughter, illuminates how serious this problem is on the reservation. Her quest to heal her family, find a man worthy of her love, build a career and fulfill her goal of returning to her reservation to help prevent the abuse of women and children, takes her on an intimate and inspiring journey full of heartbreak, discovery and redemption.
“As in my other films profiling rural poverty,” says Sutherland, “I was trying to reach out to another forgotten corner of the American landscape, this time to put a face on a Native family so that we could see them close-up with all the detail that illuminates the rich reality of their lives.”
KIND HEARTED WOMAN is a special co-presentation of FRONTLINE and INDEPENDENT LENS.

Antiques Roadshow
Mon, 04/01/2013 - 8:00pm

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, for a look at vintage electric signs. Other highlights include a baseball bat used by Mickey Mantle; art pottery from Cincinnati’s very own Rookwood Pottery; and works by locally born and world-renowned artist Edward Henry Potthast, valued at $41,000-$63,000.

Documentary
Wed, 03/27/2013 - 10:00pm

Space exploration has reached its golden age. Over the last few decades our view of the cosmos has fundamentally changed due to advances in the design of telescopes. Throughout history, telescopes have led to significant shifts in our sense of our place in the universe. Today, the development of new telescopes means we are on the cusp of a new era of discovery...

The latest telescopes now allow astronomers to observe objects and events formerly hidden from view in the 'invisible universe' – the vast realm that exists beyond the visible part of the spectrum of light. It is here that breathtaking new discoveries are being made, often by chance – giant black holes; supernovas; entire new galaxies – discoveries that completely alter our understanding of the universe.

Drama
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 8:00pm

It’s 1958. Returning from a long day of duties, Nurse Jenny Lee finds the Nonnatus House community gathered to wish her a happy birthday, before she, Chummy, Trixie and Cynthia head off to the cinema — a joyous celebration. However, the midwife’s good cheer is short-lived when the next day she’s assigned a new patient, Molly Brignall. Molly’s due date is imminent and Jenny worries about the harm that could come to Molly and her children. Meanwhile, Trixie and Sister Evangelina find themselves aboard a Swedish cargo ship looking after the captain’s daughter, who is about to have her first baby.

Masterpiece Classic
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 9:00pm

Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") stars as a wheeling-dealing American who shows early 1900s Londoners how to shop. Based on the life of colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge, the new eight-part series is created by Emmy Award-winning writer Andrew Davies ("Pride and Prejudice," "Bleak House"). Also starring are Frances O’Connor ("Madame Bovary"), Aisling Loftus ("Page Eight"), Zoe Tapper ("Zen"), Amanda Abbington ("Case Histories"), and Samuel West ("Any Human Heart"). Who knew shopping could be like this!

Arts Program
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 5:30pm
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:00pm

WSKG’s Artist Café showcases an expansive variety of national and local artists including photographers, dancers, poets and many more.  This week we feature guitar maker Jol Dantzig, a kilims exhibit from the Ukranian Museum in NYC, author Kao Kalia Yang, and local Grammy Award winning audio engineer Robert Hunter.

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 2:00pm

Cooking With Julie Taboulie is an inspiring culinary exploration of the world of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cuisines. This half hour program is focused on Julie Taboulie's four basic fundamentals of life: fresh, flavorful, family and fun. The series is produced on location amid the breathtaking lakes and landscapes of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State.

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The Cafe
Sat, 03/30/2013 - 10:00pm

It’s Carol’s birthday and she’s got a very difficult decision to make.

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