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Portland's Victorian-themed web comic comes to an end

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


For over three years, Portland illustrator Benjamin Dewey has been working on the Tragedy Series, a Victoria-themed web comic. With the publication of his 500th installment and a book deal, he's calling it quits. John Rosman at Oregon Public Media spoke to Dewey to find out more. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


Dr. David Livingstone is the renowned British explorer, whom American journalist Henry Morton Stanley greeted with the now famous words, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume.” When New York Herald reporter Stanley found him in a small African village on November 10, 1871, the reclusive Livingstone had lost contact with the outside world for six years. Continue


Secrets of Chatsworth - Preview

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PBS
PBS


Survey the 500-year history of Chatsworth and learn about its American connections. Continue


Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace - Preview

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PBS
PBS


Enter the ultimate pleasure palace, Hampton Court, for a wealth of art and stories. Continue


Richard II with Derek Jacobi

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Shakespeare Uncovered
PBS


You may my glories and my state depose, but not my griefs; still am I king of those. Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II and returns to a role he played 30 years ago: the story of a king who loses his crown. Continue


Macbeth with Ethan Hawke

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Shakespeare Uncovered
PBS


There’s daggers in men’s smiles. Ethan Hawke takes you along as he researches the part of Shakespeare’s murderous Macbeth. Continue


Baltimore, MD (Hour 2) - Preview

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Antiques Roadshow
PBS


A World Championship jacket worn by Colts legend Johnny Unitas; a rare 18th-century embroidered English men’s vest; and a painting by renowned impressionist landscape artist W. L. Metcalf. 11/26/2012 Continue


The Birth of Modern England - Preview

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Michael Wood's Story of England
PBS


Track Kibworth’s history from the 17th century to the present. 7/17/2012 Continue


The Seeds of Reform - Preview

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Michael Wood's Story of England
PBS


Learn about Kibworth during the Hundred Years’ War, the Protestant Reformation and the English Civil War. 7/10/2012 Continue


The Journal: Lincoln's Legend & Legacy

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Bill Moyers
PBS


In this special performance edition of Bill Moyers Journal acclaimed actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Lincoln's legacy and legend in the poetry and prose by great American writers across the decades who have wrestled to define the true Lincoln through the lens of their own times. Continue


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Secrets of Underground London
PBS


Descend into subterranean London to uncover 2,000 years of history. Continue


Secrets of the Tower of London - Preview

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Secrets of the Tower of London
PBS


Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1,000 years, the formidable Tower of London has been a royal castle, a prison, a place of execution and torture, an armory and the Royal Mint. This program unlocks the doors to secret rooms, talks to the people who do the jobs no one sees and reveals some surprising facts about one of England’s most famous icons. Continue


Secrets of Althorp: The Spencers - Preview

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PBS
PBS


Take a tour of Althorp with Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana. Continue


Time Team Special Edition - Preview

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PBS
PBS


Accompany a team of archaeologists on an expedition to Jamestown and to Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. 3/19/2013 Continue


Henry IV & V with Jeremy Irons

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Shakespeare Uncovered
PBS


He will give the devil his due. Jeremy Irons researches Shakespeare’s history plays as well as the differences between the real history and the father-son drama that Shakespeare creates. Continue


An Interview with the Castle of 'Downton Abbey'

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Next Avenue
PBS


In its first interview ever, England's stately Highclere Castle talks about its colorful history and overnight fame. Continue


PBS Previews

The National Parks
PBS


Filmmaker Ken Burns and his longtime colleague Dayton Duncan take us on a behind the scenes tour of their new PBS series, THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA. The team explains why they chose The Parks as their subject, as well as describing their five-year journey through research, scripting, filming and editing the series. Continue


Queen & Country, "The Queen's Possessions" - Preview

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Queen & Country
PBS


Find out which possessions constitute “peculiars of the crown.” 7/15/2012 Continue


The Journal: Robert Reich and Kaye and Brookhiser

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Bill Moyers
PBS


Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about the influence of lobbyists on policy, the economy, and the ongoing debate over public health care. On the 200th anniversary of Thomas Paine's death, Bill Moyers discuss the influential early American with scholar Harvey J. Kaye and National Review senior editor Richard Brookhiser. Continue


The Journal: Howard Zinn

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Bill Moyers
PBS


Historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people and his new film THE PEOPLE SPEAK. And, organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action. Continue


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