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Air Date: Mon, Mar 18, 2019 5:00 PM
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation’s long history.   Miharu, Fukushima The town of Miharu in Fukushima Prefecture, Eastern Japan, is renowned for its cherry blossoms.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 19, 2018 9:00 PM
Discover how the last decade of groundbreaking archaeological digs has revealed major new clues to Britain’s enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 9:00 PM
Discover the cosmological secrets behind America’s ancient cities. Scientists explore some of the world’s largest pyramids and 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River; native elders reveal ancient powers of the sky.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. We’ll trace the country’s complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 11:00 PM
When the massive earthquake and tsunami struck Japan’s Tohoku region six years ago, life as people knew it was instantly gone. Among the survivors were children, who experienced the disaster and its aftermath at an impressionable time in their lives.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 9:30 PM
Journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling and lifelong learning to an exploration of London. She asks: Why is St. Paul’s Cathedral such an iconic symbol of London? And why doesn’t it face due East? And what does St.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 7:30 PM
This series takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining “field trip for grown-ups” to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world. Entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling and lifelong learning to this new series.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 9:00 PM
The National Mall, placed in the very center of our nation’s capital, is a landscape unlike any other. Lined by some of the world’s finest museums and dotted with monuments to the country’s most revered figures, the National Mall draws millions of visitors each year.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 20, 2015 7:30 PM
This series takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining “field trip for grown-ups” to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world. Entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series.