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Air Date: Wed, Apr 29, 2020 10:00 PM
The water contamination crisis in Flint, MI, has revealed a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of our aging drinking water infrastructure. Discover the chemistry, biology and engineering that led to this disaster.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 10:00 PM
Uncover geologic fingerprints of colossal floods that violently reshaped the ancient world. Follow geologists around the globe as they reconstruct catastrophic Ice Age floods more powerful than all the world’s top ten rivers combined.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 24, 2019 10:30 PM
Three short docs ruminate on America’s past: Balloonfest – A world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes A Night at the Garden – An (un)historic gathering of 22,000 people proceeds Graven Image – Georgia’s deep ties to the Confederacy loom   Preview: Balloonfest   The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 10:00 PM
After her town is left submerged by a tsunami of mud, Dian, a politically active teenager, galvanizes her neighbors to demand reparations from the corporate powers accused of one of the largest environmental disasters in recent history.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 10:30 PM
With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, this program tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in space exploration.
Air Date: Thu, May 9, 2019 8:00 PM
State lawmakers went into this year’s legislative session with bills regarding prison reform, loosening marijuana laws, raising the minimum wage, plastic waste, disaster relief, more money for schools and resolving water rights issues across the state.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2019 9:00 PM
THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the “Great Plow-Up,” followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 17, 2018 10:00 PM
Investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. With NPR, the film examines how the federal response, Wall Street and years of neglect have left the island struggling to survive.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 9:00 PM
Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 8:00 PM
Join Ann Curry for dramatic reunions between people whose lives intersected on 9/11. Patrick searches for the stranger who comforted him after the disaster, and Tim hopes to thank the fellow chaplain who gave him the strength to carry on.
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