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Air Date: Tue, Apr 28, 2020 9:00 PM
Go inside the daily lives of those who live and work in the Vatican. From the Pope to the gardener to the head of security, the film gives rare behind-the-scenes access to the inner workings of the city-state.
Air Date: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 9:30 PM
Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 7:30 PM
This special edition features stories from the 2019 HIKI NŌ Winter Challenge. On February 1, 2019, 12 participating middle school teams and nine participating high school teams were given four days to complete a HIKI NŌ story based on the Hawaiian value of kuleana (to take responsibility). Teachers could not provide hands-on help.
Air Date: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 11:30 PM
This special takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: THE VIETNAM WAR. Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this fall’s most anticipated film.
Air Date: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 10:30 PM
More than two years in the making, this concert special is a unique behind-the-scenes look at Yanni and his orchestra as they perform throughout the world. Songs performed include “Deliverance,” “Santorini” and “Nostalgia.