Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson and Harold Varmus, three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world while knowing little about their own ancestry.
Vivian Howard & Marcus Samuelsson have been traveling around the country to better understand immigrant foodways. While in Los Angeles, the two chefs visit Grand Central Market to meet new friends who contribute to the richness of L.A.’s food scene.
MUSIC ROW: NASHVILLE’S MOST FAMOUS NEIGHBORHOOD tells the story of how a group of unremarkable bungalows became the heart of the country music industry, and led to Nashville’s title as Music City USA.
KĀKOU – Hawai‘i’s Town Hall “KĀKOU” means “all of us.” But it doesn’t mean we all agree. When we can speak to each other honestly and listen earnestly… When we recognize that we are all in this together… When we are engaged in working toward a common goal, that is “kākou.
Follow an investigative reporter to expose the shadowy world of unlimited, anonymous campaign contributions threatening to upend Montana’s government and the integrity of American democracy.
Winnie Explore the life of Winnie Mandela and her struggle to bring down Apartheid, with intimate insights from those closest to her and testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.
Original broadcast date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 In this first live discussion, we ask: “Have You Fact-Checked Your Truth?” We take on the meaning of “truth” and how we view truth in an era of “fake news,” “trolling” and filter bubbles on social media.
Learn how two musical geniuses, producers Willie Clarke and Johnny Pearsall, created the first black-owned record label in Florida. Explore the early days of 1960s soul music in Miami, the pioneers of that era and their lasting contributions to the broader American musical landscape.