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Air Date: Wed, Jun 10, 2020 8:00 PM
A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans’ relationship with whales and their future.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 20, 2020 9:00 PM
Listen as ordinary New Yorkers attempt to answer the question “What were you doing while the planet burned?” During one sweltering month in 2017, they discuss the biggest issues they face, from climate change to skyrocketing rents to mass shootings.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2020 8:00 PM
Learn the history of East Lake Meadows, a former public housing community in Atlanta. Stories from residents reveal hardship and resilience, and raise critical questions about race, poverty and who is deserving of public assistance.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2020 9:00 PM
In the waning days of summer 1931, Honolulu’s tropical tranquility was shattered when a young Navy wife made a drastic allegation of rape against five nonwhite islanders.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Seven candidates are expected to take the stage in the next Democratic Primary Debate, to be broadcast live from Los Angeles on Thursday, December 19 at 3:00 pm. The PBS NewsHour and POLITICO will host the debate at Loyola Marymount University, in association with the Democratic National Committee.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 3, 2019 8:00 PM
This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking’s life. Told for the first time in Hawking’s own words and with unique access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking’s world.
Air Date: Thu, May 23, 2019 8:00 PM
Kīlauea Volcano’s lava flow last year not only destroyed hundreds of homes and farms, it damaged and caused the shutdown of a geothermal plant that supplied 25 percent of the Big Island’s power needs. Puna Geothermal Venture intends to be back in the power business again by year-end.
Air Date: Tue, May 14, 2019 10:00 PM
The nearly two-year investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has concluded, with Mueller’s final report delivered to Attorney General William Barr for review.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 10:00 PM
Mighty, elemental forces molded North America – fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland.
Air Date: Wed, May 9, 2018 9:00 PM
Join astronomers and engineers on a hunt for life on worlds near and far. Discover the next generation of telescopes, probes and robots that are getting us one step closer to answering one of humanity’s biggest questions: Are we alone?    
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