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Air Date: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 10:40 PM
Hosts Alvaro Fernandez and Jacob Edgar meet in Lima, Pera to explore the different sights, sounds, and tastes of one of the most intriguing and exotic countries in South America.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 30, 2018 9:00 PM
Explore the rise of great American nations. Investigate lost cities in Mexico, a temple in Peru, a potlatch ceremony in the Pacific Northwest and a tapestry of shell beads in upstate New York whose story inspired our own democracy.
Air Date: Thu, May 31, 2018 10:00 PM
On a remarkable 250 mile, three day journey through a remote rainforest, Holly Morris travels by cargo boat down one stretch of the Amazon in Peru.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 10:00 PM
Journalist and author Paul Greenberg (Four Fish; American Catch) spends a year eating only fish. From farmed fish in Norway to the biggest wild fishery in the world off Peru, he travels to investigate the health of the ocean, as well as his own.
Air Date: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 9:00 PM
Composer Jimmy Lopez and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz’ operatic adaptation of Ann Patchett’s best-selling novel is inspired by a true-life hostage crisis in the 1990s in Lima, Peru. Features soprano Danielle de Niese and Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Air Date: Sat, May 28, 2016 10:00 PM
In the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia, scientists confirm the benefits of traditional stewardship even as elders witness the decline of spiritual practices that have long protected trees, meadows and mountains. Tensions with evangelical Christians over a sacred meadow erupt into a riot.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 8:00 PM
For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrated penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raise their chicks and finally return to the water.