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Air Date: Tue, Jun 9, 2020 9:30 PM
Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates’ work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.
Air Date: Sat, May 16, 2020 11:00 PM
Enjoy an hour-long set from pop singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers. The author of hits “Lights On” and “Alaska” plays songs from her hit album “Heard It in a Past Life.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 20, 2019 9:00 PM
VOCES, PBS’ signature Latino arts and culture documentary showcase, is the only ongoing national television series devoted to exploring and celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino cultural experience.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 9:00 PM
Delve into the enigmatic life and mind of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday, best known for “House Made of Dawn” and a formative voice of the Native American Renaissance in art and literature.
Air Date: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 8:00 PM
Discover the real story of the notorious author, starring Denis O’Hare as Edgar Allan Poe. The program explores the misrepresentations of Poe and reveals how he tapped into what it means to be human in a modern and sometimes frightening world.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 4, 2019 10:00 PM
The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo is an innovative look into the life of radical Chicano lawyer, author, and countercultural icon, Oscar Zeta Acosta – best known for his volatile friendship with legendary journalist-provocateur, Hunter S. Thompson.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 7:30 PM
Growing up in the crowded, rundown tenements of downtown Honolulu, Mahealani Wendt witnessed the poverty of the Native Hawaiian people around her.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 2, 2019 7:30 PM
On this special episode of Long Story Short, we look back at conversations with three of Hawai‘i’s contemporary authors. We revisit our 2011 interview with Chris McKinney, whose gritty, semi-autobiographical novels, like local best seller The Tattoo, depict the dark underbelly of paradise.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 19, 2019 8:00 PM
This acclaimed series with Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 7:30 PM
New York Times bestselling author Daniel James Brown has a knack for taking intriguing, but often overlooked, stories in history and crafting them into compelling non-fiction narratives that grip readers around the world.
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