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Air Date: Thu, Jun 4, 2020 10:00 PM
Renowned metal sculptor Albert Paley, who began his career as a jeweler, has become one of the most distinguished and influential metalsmiths in the world.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 9:00 PM
What would it be like to go inside the mind of an animal? We have all gazed into a creature’s eyes and wondered: what is it thinking about? What does it really know? Now, the revolutionary science of animal cognition is revealing hard evidence about how animals understand the world around them, uncovering their […]
Air Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 8:00 PM
Follow an Alaskan professor as he raises and studies a pet octopus in his home, making remarkable discoveries about its extraordinary intelligence, personality and skills. Octopuses are able to recognize faces and interact with other individuals.
Air Date: Tue, May 7, 2019 9:00 PM
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America’s first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination but also for her striking looks and outspoken personality.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 8:00 PM
Discover the man behind the prizes. A journalist who became a media mogul with an outspoken, cantankerous editorial voice and best-selling newspapers, Joseph Pulitzer championed what he regarded as the sacred role of the free press in a democracy.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 23, 2019 9:00 PM
He was “Mr. Entertainment,” a show-business meteor who blazed across the twentieth century. Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. Yet, his life was complex, complicated, and contradictory. Sammy Davis, Jr.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 2, 2019 8:00 PM
Leitis in Waiting tells the story of Tonga’s evolving approach to gender fluidity through a character-driven portrait of the most prominent leiti (transgender) in the Kingdom, Joey Mataele, a devout Catholic of noble descent.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2018 8:00 PM
Explores the other side of Twain the man—an American icon who falls hard through tragedy and bad financial decisions.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 8:00 PM
In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 21, 2018 10:00 PM
Follow Bill Nye, once the host of the popular kids show, as he seeks to change the world through science. He’s shedding the “Science Guy” costume with the goal of creating a more scientifically literate world.
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