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July 12, 2014 at 12:49 am
Sand storms, ice storms, and men with AK-47s. Barrington Irving - the first African American to fly around the world - gave NOVA's Secret Life of Scientists the inside scoop on his action-packed adventure. Watch here:
Barrington Irving completes his flight around the world and returns home to get kids as excited about aviation as he is. In 2007, Barrington Irving became th...
July 12, 2014 at 12:00 am
PBS Idea Channel takes on the question -- are there rules for spoilers? (What do you think?)
From PBS Digital Studios
Spoilers can be infuriating because they can ruin the suspense in a piece of media. But some people like them, actually preferring to have the endings divulg...
July 11, 2014 at 10:00 pm
From American Experience: "Today, we are mourning the loss of John Seigenthaler, who died today at the age of 86. He was a former Assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and much-admired American Experience interviewee. This is one of our favorite of his stories:"
John Seigenthaler describes telling his grandson the story of the Freedom Rides.
July 11, 2014 at 9:44 pm
Tonight on Charlie Rose: The Week -- see an interview with John Oliver. Here's an excerpt from tonight's program:
Full interview airing on PBS July 11th, 2014. (check local listings) After John Oliver appeared on "Charlie Rose" last summer, HBO offered him his own half-h...
July 11, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Just announced: Art21's “Art in the Twenty-First Century” series returns to PBS on October 24 with a seventh season, featuring 12 of the most compelling artists of our time. Meet each of the artists in the Season 7 trailer below.
ART21's "Art in the Twenty-First Century" series returns to PBS on October 24, 2014 with a seventh season, featuring 12 of the most compelling artists of our...
July 11, 2014 at 7:08 pm
Russian physicist brothers plan to resurrect Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower (from PBS NewsHour)
Russian physicist brothers plan to resurrect Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour
The 20th century visionary competed with Thomas Edison and had a long list of inventions to his name: the Tesla coil, alternating current electricity, an electric motor, radio, X-rays and envisioning of the first smartphone technology in 1901. Continue reading →
July 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm
REMINDER: join Ian McKellen and PBS today at 1p ET/10a PT for a LIVE Twitter chat about his new PBS series Vicious.
Tweet your questions using hashtag #ViciousPBS
Update: a transcript of the chat is available at https://storify.com/PBS/ian-mckellen-live-twitter-chat-about-his-new-pbs-s
July 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm
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