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Preserving the ancient ruins of Utah's Nine Mile Canyon

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Archaeologist Jerry Spangler brought PBS NewsHour’s Jeff Brown into Utah's Nine Mile Canyon for a first hand look at the ancient ruins there. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Secrets of Urban Archaeology

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NOVA
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Urban archaeologists dig for stories beneath city streets. Continue


TTC Extra: "What Women Want" by Deborah L. Rhode

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To The Contrary
PBS


Scholar Deborah L. Rhode says the "no problem" problem - that not all people think women face important issues - is one reason why the women's movement may be stalling. Rhode discusses how to restart the movement. Continue


Detroit students turn fire into a musical

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


When Cass Tech High School's Performing Arts teacher, Mrs. Marilyn G. McCormick, and her performing arts students heard parts of Detroit's Heidelberg Project had been burned down, they created "The Experience Up From the Ashes," an original musical to ensure the Heidelberg's message of hope would live on in their art. Continue


Muslim youth culture in 'Rebel Music'

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Hisham Aidi, a lecturer at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, sat down with chief correspondent Jeffrey Brown to discuss his new book "Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture" and tour the Muslim world through music. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org.art Continue


Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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NOVA
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Human papillomavirus, or HPV, can cause cervical cancer. Bhutan is the first developing country to welcome the widespread vaccination of girls against HPV, and cervical cancer rates have dropped. Some countries have resisted the vaccine, but in Bhutan even the royal princess is onboard. Continue


A new life for old books

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


The discovery of a set of old encyclopedias bound for the trash sparked a creative outlet for trained psychologist Julia Strand. Strand breathes new life into old books that would otherwise be discarded, creating intricate carvings of the content within the pages. Continue


Service episode preview 2 min 40 sec

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


Recycle

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Global Voices
PBS


After years of fighting against the Soviets in Afghanistan, Abu Ammar struggles to support his family on his meager earnings from recycling discarded cardboard. Ammar is one of thousands of ex-Mujahadin living in Zarqa, Jordan, the hometown of the infamous al Qaeda leader al-Zarqawi. When the war on terror strikes close to home, Ammar comes to a desperate decision. Continue


Ice People

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Global Voices
PBS


No one gets to Antarctica by accident. For the few scientific teams who brave this beautiful and silent landscape, it feels like another planet. Their discoveries yield secrets about the Earth’s past and future, and prompt questions about our place in the world. This film captures a unique experience of vastness and claustrophobia, of excitement and waiting, and of a life set to nature’s rhythm. Continue


TTC Extra: Malala Yousafzai Shooters Arrested

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To The Contrary
PBS


The Pakistani army has apprehended ten members of the Taliban who are accused of shooting Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who campaigned for the girls' access to education. PANEL: Independent Women’s Forum’s Sabrina Schaeffer, Former Women’s Campaign Fund President Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy Continue


Casablanca Calling

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Global Voices
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In Morocco, women are being employed as religious leaders — called Morchidat— for the first time, offering advice and guidance in mosques, schools, prisons, and orphanages. Casablanca Calling follows three of these exceptional women as they try to change people’s perceptions of the true teachings of Islam, as well as change their country in a quiet social revolution. Continue


Piper Kerman answers your questions

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Piper Kerman, author of "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," sat down with Hari Sreenivasan to answer your questions about the awarding-winning Netflix series adaptation by the same name. Continue


Music of ‘days gone by’ endures in Virginia

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Joe Wilson, folklorist and founder of the Crooked Road musical heritage tour, talks to chief correspondent Jeffrey Brown about old time music enduring legacy in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Continue


Robot sculptures feed the homeless in Phoenix

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Arizona artist Alexi Devilliers constructs sculptures, robots, and other fun creatures out of recycled tin cans. The tin cans he uses for his projects come from ingredients in meals he cooks up every week, which he then donates to elderly homeless veterans in phoenix. Continue


One Market Basket employee's loyalty to Artie T.

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Market Basket office manager Mary Jane Findeisen explains why she's protesting in support of ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, who took a personal interest in her family. Continue


Service episode preview

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


Here Comes Uncle Joe

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Global Voices
PBS


He is not their uncle, and his name is not Joe. But to the old ladies of An-dong, a rural community in South Korea, the deliveryman Uncle Joe is almost the only contact they have with the modern world. With young people leaving for school or higher paying jobs in the cities, the elderly are left behind. Sinae Ha and Wooyoung Choi’s film shows how Joe serves this community with love and attention. Continue


Troubled teens find 'a New Light' with nature photography

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Photographer and counselor Ben Thwaits takes young people from the Northwest Passage treatment center into the wild armed with cameras, as part of a program called “In a New Light.” Wisconsin Public Television spoke to Thwaits to learn more about helping teens gain confidence through art. Photographer and counselor Ben Thwaits arms troubled teens with cameras to help teens gain confidence Continue


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