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Air Date: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 8:00 PM
The child of immigrants, Norman Mineta’s uniquely American story charts a path from the shame he experienced as a Japanese American inside a U.S.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 9:00 PM
Learn how America’s first subway, in Boston, overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen and the great fears of its citizenry to create a rapid transit system soon replicated throughout the country.
Air Date: Wed, May 8, 2019 10:00 PM
Go for a ride through the 9,000-year history of the car, from its roots in dogsleds to Henry Ford’s affordable and assembly line-built Model T, and meet the scientists working on the next generation of self-driving automobiles.
Air Date: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 10:00 PM
Take to the sky with the dreamers whose work gave humans the ability to fly. From Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘flying machines’ to the modern commercial plane, without these inventions, we may have never left the ground.
Air Date: Thu, Nov 15, 2018 8:00 PM
Some Islanders increasingly prefer services like Uber or Lyft instead of traditional taxis, citing lower price as the primary reason. Other consumers still prefer cabs, especially at airports, because of convenience and familiarity. The fact is that ride-hailing companies have staked a claim in an industry long dominated by taxis.
Air Date: Sat, May 6, 2017 10:00 PM
Learn the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated The Delano Grape Strike of 1965, which brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).
Air Date: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 11:00 PM
Learn how America’s first subway, in Boston, overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen and the great fears of its citizenry to create a rapid transit system soon replicated throughout the country.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 9:30 PM
Journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling and lifelong learning to an exploration of London. She asks: Why is St. Paul’s Cathedral such an iconic symbol of London? And why doesn’t it face due East? And what does St.
Air Date: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 11:00 PM
On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolis – but underneath lays a secret, hidden world, all but forgotten by the millions of people above.
Air Date: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 10:00 PM
Meet the young migrants in a Swiss integration class, who arrived in Switzerland via planes, trains and automobiles, separated from families and many traumatized by the happenings in their home countries. With the help of their teacher, Mr.
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