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Nazi Attack on America

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NOVA
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A sunken German U-boat off the coast of New Orleans tells the story of Operation Drumbeat. Airing May 6, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


The Mother of Hubble

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NOVA
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Astronomer Nancy Roman worked on Hubble's design and development for more than 25 years. Continue


Ben Franklin’s Scientific Achievements

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Secrets of the Dead
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America’s Founding Father Benjamin Franklin was intellectually curious about the world and he operated in it as a gentlemanly scientist. He pursued experiments related to electricity, he looked at better ways to make clocks and improve bifocal lenses. In 1752, he had won world-wide fame when he proved that lightening was not an act of God but in fact electricity. Continue


"Theory of Everything" Eddie Redmayne on Stephen Hawking

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Charlie Rose The Week
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Actor Eddie Redmayne talks about his role as Stephen Hawking in the new film "The Theory of Everything" — and discusses his nervousness when meeting the great physicist for the first time. Continue


Secrets of Urban Archaeology

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NOVA
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Urban archaeologists dig for stories beneath city streets. Continue


Mae Jemison: I Wanted To Go Into Space

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Secret Life of Scientists
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Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Sex in the Wild: Dr. Joy Interview

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Dr. Joy Reidenberg, comparative anatomist and host, discusses the importance of examining the reproductive behaviors for animals featured in the new series, SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 23rd

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PBS Presents
PBS


Delve into the story of an orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus on MY WILD AFFAIR. See how life stormed the beaches and came to dominate planet Earth on NOVA'S "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes" and journey to Borneo with Joy and Mark to explore the reproduction challenges of our orangutan cousins on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Sex in the Wild: Kangaroos - Preview

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Sex in the Wild
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Join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials. Continue


Fallen City: Hong's Dream

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POV
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In this extra scene from Fallen City, Hong dreams about the aftermath of the earthquake and recalls his father's disappearance. Continue


Survivors: Confronting Deepwater Horizon Trauma

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Independent Lens
PBS


Five years ago, artist Sara Lattis Stone's husband Stephen escaped the Deepwater Horizon disaster with his life, but not unscarred. In the intervening years, Sara has turned to her craft — painting — to confront the trauma she and her husband have faced in the wake of the catastrophe. Watch a profile of the Stones and view a gallery of Sara's portraits of Deepwater Horizon survivors. Continue


Sinking Ship Guitar Hero

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NOVA
PBS


As the ship Oceanos began to sink, a guitarist aboard helped lift passengers to safety. Continue


January 16 Preview: Eddie Redmayne

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Charlie Rose The Week
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On the show this week, Charlie Rose speaks with Eddie Redmayne about the new film "The Theory of Everything" and what is was like to meet physicist Stephen Hawking. Continue


Ben Franklin's Bones: Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
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In November 1997, when the skeletal remains of at least 28 bodies were unearthed in the basement of an elegant townhouse, police feared it was the work of a serial killer. But when research indicated the bones actually dated to the mid-1700s, the implications became even more dramatic. This was no ordinary house: 36 Craven Street was the former residence of Benjamin Franklin. Continue


Brushes with Death

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NOVA
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Dorothy Roseman describes her close encounters with vaccine-preventable diseases. Continue


WORLD Channel | In the WILD!

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World Channel
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Join WORLD Channel "In the WILD" as we explore the complex and evolving world of nature from the eyes of Earth's inhabitants. Covering Earth from land to sea to air, the thirty-plus films educate, reveal, surprise and touch the heart. The programming also challenges us with how to preserve the planet while serving both human and animal populations. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 30th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet’s home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" and join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 16th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Learn how the death of a baby elephant led to the rescue of more than 150 elephant orphans on MY WILD AFFAIR. Travel with Richard Smith to meet the cast in the first scenes of the great drama of life on earth on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening," and travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Sex in the Wild - Series Preview

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Examine the reproductive behaviors and biology of elephants, orangutans, kangaroos and dolphins. Continue


The Rhino Who Joined the Family - Preview

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My Wild Affair
PBS


Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet’s home. Continue


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