In the second episode of Ken Burns’s DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts — and a break in the drought in 1939 — eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 10:00pm
The blistering deserts of southern Arizona have been littered with the scorched and desiccated bodies of more than 2,000 illegal border crossers in the past decade and a half. The grisly task of locating and identifying them falls to overwhelmed local coroners and tireless volunteers, who attempt to provide closure to devastated families.
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 8:00pm
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW hits the open road to visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame — located in the town famous for its annual motorcycle rally. Highlights include TWA travel posters; a 1932 signed photograph of the national treasure, Mount Rushmore; and a Rock-Ola juke box valued at $2,000-$3,000.
Sun, 04/28/2013 - 10:00pm
When Scotland Yard dismisses the women’s theories, they realize it’s up to them to stop the killer before he takes his next victim. They identify a suspect and use Lucy to lure him into a trap, but their plan goes badly awry and Lucy is assaulted. Shaken, the women take a different approach, contacting former war department members. Susan plans to meet with a psychiatrist whom she believes has helpful information, completely unaware of the danger that awaits her.
Sun, 04/28/2013 - 8:00pm
The whole Poplar community pulls together to prepare for the annual Summer Fete. This year, with the introduction of a baby show, the midwives will be more involved than ever, especially Trixie, who assumes responsibility for securing a celebrity judge. At the ante-natal clinic, Jenny meets Nora, an impoverished mother of eight, who is distraught that she may soon have another mouth to feed. Jenny’s attempts to reassure her fall on deaf ears, and a desperate Nora takes matters into her own hands.
Sat, 04/27/2013 - 8:00pm
Barnaby is called in to investigate an apparent suicide and is also reunited with an old acquaintance in the guise of Dr. Jane Moore. Martin (the dead man) turns out to be a divorced gambler who was being treated for depression. Barnaby suspects murder!
Live from Lincoln Center
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 9:00pm
One of spring’s cultural highlights is the staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, the iconic American musical beloved by generations. The New York Philharmonic’s production features a cast of stars drawn from Broadway and opera stages, including Kelli O’Hara as Julie Jordan and Nathan Gunn as Billy Bigelow; Rob Fisher conducts and John Rando directs.
British Antiques Roadshow
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:30pm
A return visit to Brighton College where many hundreds gathered to welcome Fiona Bruce and the team of experts recently. Amongst the objects brought to the cameras are a valuable cup and saucer bought at a boot sale, a portrait of a pig by a famous artist, and surprise treasures found in a safe once owned by Agatha Christie.