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Air Date: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 9:00 PM
In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 9:00 PM
In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, all built to serve China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife.
Air Date: Wed, Sep 12, 2018 10:00 PM
Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is the oldest human mummy on Earth. Now, newly discovered evidence sheds light not only on this mysterious ancient man, but on the dawn of civilization in Europe.
Air Date: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 9:00 PM
This edition celebrates the beauty, inspiration and future of the American landscape. Working with wood, glass and fiber as well as new materials, the artists profiled challenge viewers to reassess their relationship to the natural world.
Air Date: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 11:30 PM
Potter Akira Satake, who began his career as a photographer and later owned a recording studio, discusses the serendipity that leads craftsmen to their craft. Included: making a ceramic teapot.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 11:30 PM
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 11:30 PM
This episode is all about hoof to hat. Meet Maple Smith, a retired schoolteacher who raises her own alpacas, sheers their coats, and spins yarn.