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Air Date: Thu, May 7, 2020 9:00 PM
Theodore leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, undertakes a deadly expedition into the South American jungle, campaigns for American entry into World War I ― and pays a terrible personal price. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 17, 2020 10:00 PM
Learn why crime witnesses fail to act. Meet a Naval officer who transformed the military. Psychedelic drugs like LSD are back in the lab. Follow the voyage of a trash barge that persuaded us to recycle. Andy Borowitz highlights lunar hoaxes.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 9:00 PM
Discover the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy’s groundbreaking Sealab program, whose “Aquanauts” tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized our understanding of underseas exploration.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 8, 2019 10:00 PM
Follow a scientific detective story detailing the discovery of the USS Indianapolis wreck site three and a half miles below the Philippine Sea.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 10:00 PM
Learn how Japan, in a bid to dominate the Pacific, builds the biggest battleship in the world. A floating fortress with the most powerful guns and the thickest armor ever mounted on a warship, the Japanese believe her unsinkable.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 24, 2018 7:30 PM
Samantha finds out the difference between a Brooklyn egg cream and a Manhattan egg cream when she visits Brooklyn and meets a “jerk” at a local soda fountain.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 10:30 PM
The draft in the 1960s and 1970s was a lightning rod that lit up schisms of race, class and culture in American society. But ending the draft has produced unintended consequences, creating a citizenry disconnected from that of the soldiers who experience the burden of war.
Air Date: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 11:30 PM
This special takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: THE VIETNAM WAR. Featuring interviews with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive clips from the series, this program will give viewers an advance look at this fall’s most anticipated film.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 7:30 PM
Viewers enjoy watching the final, PBS Hawai‘i approved versions of HIKI NŌ stories, but very few have any idea what the students go through to develop their stories to the point where they meet PBS Hawai‘i’s stringent on-air standards.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 16, 2015 8:00 PM
Hawai‘i’s roughly 117,000 veterans are entitled to an array of benefits, including heath care, social services and educational assistance. In 2014, an audit of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs pointed to delays in claims processing nationwide, but the Veterans Affairs office in Honolulu has already started taking steps to remedy the situation.
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