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Air Date: Fri, Jun 26, 2020 7:30 PM
For more than 45 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news & public affairs program on television and features a group of journalists participating in roundtable discussions of major news events.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 9, 2020 9:30 PM
Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates’ work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 20, 2020 10:00 PM
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, which examines the lives of Black girls in America. Across the country, black girls lives are misunderstood, highly judged – by teachers, administrators, and the justice system – and devalued by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 7, 2020 10:00 PM
Follow ballet dancer Frederick Davis’ personal journey, which began with a broken family and homelessness. His exposure to dance at age 11 changed his life – he found inspiration and support from Ballet Tennessee, his church family and a caring community.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 9:00 PM
In May 1970, Eva Hesse, a 34 year old German-born American artist cresting the wave of a swiftly rising career had her life cut short by a brain tumor. Interviews, high quality footage of Hesse’s artwork and archival imagery trace Hesse’s life and artistic path.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 13, 2019 9:30 PM
Meet Naomi, a seemingly ordinary Orthodox Jewish preteen from New Jersey whose extraordinary talent – breaking world powerlifting records – turns her into an international phenomenon in this unique coming-of-age story.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 8:00 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also reveals to each one news of an unexpected DNA cousin.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 9:00 PM
Leonardo da Vinci was a Renaissance genius. Not only did he paint masterpieces of art, but he was an obsessive scientist and inventor, dreaming up complex machines centuries ahead of his time, including parachutes, armored tanks, hang gliders, and robots.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 10:00 PM
Meet some of the more than 50,000 interpreters who helped protect U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, now struggling for safety in the aftermath of war.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 9:00 PM
Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs in a fiery global catastrophe. An amazing new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over, ultimately evolving into the huge array of species, including humans, that rule the Earth today.
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