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Were you watching this weekend? (From PBS NewsHour)
One man walked directly up to me and asked if I had any mushrooms to sell him. I thought, "Really? Do I look like that guy?" The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well concert in Chicago was a scene -- a three-day "happening" of music, community and history -- and we were part of it.
July 07, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Watch, vote for and then share today's featured film from the PBS Online Film Festival:
Sugarless Tea takes viewers on a journey to India and Queens, NY, in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity. KLRU-TV, Austin PBS http://to.pbs.org/1Map0es #PBSolff
A man strives to achieve his goal of seeing his twin brother after 54 years of separation.
July 07, 2015 at 12:00 pm
A teen poet’s take on loss, growth and “the struggle” of the physical being (From PBS NewsHour)
In her poem, “I’m Sorry I’m Not a Hugger,” teen poet Madeleine LeCesne writes about loss and growth and “the struggle of being a physical being.” LeCesne is the Southwest National Student Poet, the nation’s highest honor for teen poets presenting original work. We caught up with her at the Associati…
July 07, 2015 at 10:09 am
Bill Cosby got drugs to give to women for sex, AP reports (From PBS NewsHour)
The Associated Press obtained documents revealing that in 2005, Bill Cosby testified to acquring Quaaludes -- a central nervous system depressant -- with the intention of providing them to women he wanted to have sex with. According to the AP, he admitted to giving the sedative to at least one woman…
July 07, 2015 at 3:09 am
Via The New York Times:
PBS Parents asks: what are the rules about media use in your home?
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.
July 07, 2015 at 1:00 am
Did you miss last night's new episode of Last Tango in Halifax? Stream it now at http://to.pbs.org/1H59KuS
See why Celia punishes Caroline and Gillian loses her job.
July 06, 2015 at 10:00 pm
There's a neuron named after Jennifer Aniston, and it could actually be really important. #NOVAnext
There's a neuron named after Jennifer Aniston, and it could be the key to someday relieving memory loss in sufferers of brain injury or Alzheimer's.
July 06, 2015 at 9:00 pm
U.S. Women’s soccer team gets $2 million for World Cup win; German men got $35 million in 2014 (From PBS NewsHour)
In a record-shattering World Cup final, the U.S. Women’s soccer team beat Japan 5-2. For their win, the U.S. team will earn $2 million. By comparison, Germany received $35 million in 2014 after winning the Men’s World Cup Final in Brazil.
July 06, 2015 at 8:25 pm
Tonight at 10/9c on POV. What makes a good parent? How do you prove you are responsible after you've been deemed unfit? Having lost custody of their children to Child Protective Services, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts and reunite their families in Stephanie Wang-Breal's moving documentary Tough Love.
Find out more at: http://www.pbs.org/pov/toughlove/ "Tough Love" will air July 6, 2015 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Stephanie Wang-Bre...
July 06, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Far from being frivolous, play is the fuel that drives healthy brain development and the very crucible of learning. So how do we foster outdoor play while minimizing risks and managing our fears? Dinosaur Train host Dr. Scott Sampson gives three important tips:
"Dinosaur Train" host, Dr. Scott Sampson, explains the importance of children having time for outdoor, unscheduled play.
July 06, 2015 at 7:00 pm
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