The Titan Missile facility in Arizona was operational from 1963 through 1982, to house the largest and most powerful nuclear missile weapons system ever deployed by the U.S. See Dr. Derek Muller visit the Titan Missile Museum to simulate the launch of a missile in this clip.
URANIUM: TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL airs Tuesday & Wednesday, July 28 & 29 at 10/9c on PBS. #U238
Explore the most destructive invention in human history — the nuclear bomb — how it changed the world, and how continues to loom. Through recently declassified photos and interviews with historians and experts, THE BOMB provides captivating new insights. Premieres Tuesday, July 28 at 8/7c on PBS.
"One time we rescued 10 migrants. When they got on the boat two of them started praying. It gave me chills, all over my body.We are fisherman. We are here to make a living. We are not here to rescue people, but we have a feeling of humanity. So if I find someone on the sea I will save him."
As the civil war worsens, more migrants are being smuggled off the shores of Libya and end up stranded in neighboring Tunisian waters, leaving it up to those working at sea to rescue them. The fishermen here say that over the last six months alone they have rescued more than 500 migrants on the verg…
Unlike traditional employees, the country's many independent contractors, such as UberX drivers and TaskRabbit assistants who pick up work when they want it, have no guarantee of hourly wages or other benefits. But recent class-action lawsuits have alleged that many of the companies who employ these…
Fifty years ago, Bob Dylan stunned the crowd at the annual Newport, Rhode Island, folk festival by using an electric guitar. The influential singer-songwriter who made his mark singing with an acoustic guitar and harmonica was booed, but it was a breakthrough for rock ’n’ roll music. Bob Love, AARP…
Serve this fresh salsa alongside fresh made guacamole and corn tortilla chips or on top of tacos. It is also great for using as a condiment on top of eggs for breakfast or a nice grilled steak. (From PBS Parents)
New from Washington Week: Racial justice concerning the #BlackLivesMatter Movement came center stage during the Democratic presidential campaign this week when candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley were met with protesters as the Netroots National town hall. How are the Democratic candidates navigating issues of race and justice and keeping their base happy?
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced a voluntary recall of roughly 1.4 million vehicles Friday in response to an incident earlier in the week in which hackers demonstrated that they could take control of one of the company's cars using the Internet
Following recent mass shootings, NewsHour begins a series called “Guns in America” where we will talk with people intimately involved in the gun control debate. Tonight we speak to author and advocate Mark Kelly, husband of congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in 2011, and Megh…
How do companies anticipate the trends that reshape their business and our culture? Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to long-term trend spotter DeeDee Gordon about what's gaining traction now, from gender fluidity to virtual reality.
See MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre)'s curated list of Poldark video cast interviews, featuring stars Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed, and Kyle Soller. A new Poldark airs tomorrow/Sunday at 9/8c on PBS. #PoldarkPBS
See a specially curated list of Poldark video cast interviews, featuring stars Aidan Turner and Eleanor Tomlinson. Poldark airs on Sundays at 9/8c from June 21 - August 2, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #PoldarkPBS