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Air Date: Thu, Jun 11, 2020 8:00 PM
This film is a Hawaiian story of pain, promise, challenge, triumph and leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron “Pinky” Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 9, 2020 9:00 PM
This film tells the story of 130 young men from Hawaii who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 6, 2020 8:00 PM
Roadshow examines artifacts and artistry of health and medicine history. Appraisals spotlight items related to health and wellness, including surprising historical objects once used for health purposes but not in use today.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 8:00 PM
Discover the ingenious strategies that nature’s biggest beasts employ to conquer their environments, from the Komodo dragon with a deadly bite to the tallest giraffe to the bird-eating armored ground cricket. These are their epic survival stories.
Air Date: Sun, May 5, 2019 10:00 PM
Learn how robots were first conceptualized in ancient Rome and see how their use has evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba. Then, take a sneak peek at what future robots will be able to do.
Air Date: Wed, May 1, 2019 9:00 PM
Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 8:00 PM
The hit Broadway show King Charles III is adapted for television. A 2016 Tony nominee for Best Play, the drama imagines Prince Charles’ ascension to the throne following Queen Elizabeth’s death. The late Tim Pigott-Smith stars as Charles.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 8:00 PM
Visit homes that transformed residential living, from grand estates like Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to the pueblos of Taos, New Mexico, and the tenements of 19th-century New York.
Air Date: Tue, May 8, 2018 7:30 PM
As a child who played a lot of baseball in rural Virginia, Ted Dintersmith wanted to be a Major League Baseball pitcher. By serendipity, he says, life took him on a completely different path, when he got a job at a high-tech startup.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 26, 2018 9:00 PM
Learn how an astrophysicist, preacher, philosopher and artisanal mortician grapple with universal questions of mortality. Weaving science, cryonics, near death stories and green burials, this film invites us to rethink our place in the universe.
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