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EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Bhutan: White Water

 

Join Steve Backshall in the foothills on the Himalaya, where he plans to kayak the last unrun river in Bhutan, which runs through the country’s steepest gorge. Before his attempt, Steve seeks blessing from a local Buddhist monastery.

 

 

 

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Borneo: Dark Shadow

 

Follow Steve Backshall as he drops down a sinkhole to explore a series of underground Bornean caves threatened by deforestation and limestone quarrying. The journey may lead to the potential to explore other undiscovered subterranean worlds.

 

 

 

INDEPENDENT LENS
Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

 

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

 

 

 

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Mexico: Flooded Caves

 

Dive into a network of unexplored caves under the Yucatan Peninsula with Steve Backshall. After trekking through kilometers of scorpion-infested Mexican jungle to reach the caves, he faces the terror of being lost in an underwater silt cloud.

 

 

 

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Suriname: Lost World

 

Travel to the Guiana Shield with Steve Backshall, whose mission is to discover its abundance of wildlife and natural wonders. He travels deep into the untouched jungle, finding animals that have never encountered humans.

 

 

 

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Greenland: Frozen Frontier

 

Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most volatile and dangerous time of year – the spring melt – in an attempt to understand how rising temperatures impact the area.

 

 

 

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS
Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unknown Hero

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS - Lifeline: Pearl Harbor's Unknown Hero

 

Narrated by actor Gary Sinise, PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unknown Hero tells the story of how Joe George became an unlikely hero, and how he was recognized with a Bronze Medal more than 70 years later. “Even though Pearl Harbor was attacked 77 years ago, this is a story people have never heard before,” said Gray, “Individual stories of heroism like this so easily fly under the radar. It is important that people hear them.

 

Read the program guide cover story on Joe George.

 

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