Some people flock to flea markets for the antique furniture or rare art. Others head out in search of sports memorabilia and collectibles. But for the fashionista, flea markets mean one thing – fabulous vintage fashion.
With all of the options we have for streaming music online, are CDs and records doomed or ready for a comeback? Weigh in on PBS MediaShift's poll: What's your favorite way to listen to music? http://to.pbs.org/10qt6vI
Latino Americans is a landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series that is set to air nationally on PBS in the fall of 2013. It is a story of immigration and redemption, of anguish and celebration, of the gradual construction of a new American identity that connects and empowers millions of peop...
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This Day in History: on this day in 1983, at the age of 32, astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. After the voyage, Sally Ride received many honors for her contributions to the field of science and space exploration. In May 2012, Sally Ride became the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.
On July 23, 2012, Sally Ride died at the age of 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Learn more about her from PBS NewsHour: http://to.pbs.org/19N3Jra
Some inventions are world changing, and some are simple things that make life more comfortable. Julie Brown's pillowcase with a built-in blanket to keep your head warm is in the latter category. Check out this profile of a charming woman who travels the country in her mobile home going to inventor groups and inspiring others. (via PBS Digital Studios' INVENTORS series)
Does "burrowing squirrels" sound appetizing? For Lewis and Clark, the menu on their famous expedition was often unusual. Tori Avey of The Shiksa explains to PBS Food what else the explorers ate on their journey: http://to.pbs.org/11MqlTO
This Day in History: On June 14th 1939, vocalist Ethel Waters became one of the first African Americans to star in her own program on television: “The Ethel Waters Show,” a one-night variety show that aired on NBC. Learn more about Waters and other entertainers who share her pioneering spirit on PBS Black Culture Connection: http://to.pbs.org/143nsgf
This Day in History: on this day in 1966, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona (1966). In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled that all detained criminal suspects must be informed of their constitutional right to an attorney and against self-incrimination, prior to police questioning. Since the ruling, reciting the Miranda Rights has become standard police procedure.
Did you love 'It's The Hard-Knock Life' performance at the Tony Awards this weekend? Share this clip of 'Annie: It's The Hard-Knock Life, From Script to Stage' - coming to PBS June 28: http://youtu.be/35z_vMFOfAk Photo credit: Joan Marcus
From PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers: If the dads in your life are bagel lovers, surprise them on Father's Day with an array of homemade cream cheeses—served in bed, if possible! More here: http://to.pbs.org/17Ho0O4
In a time of 'social viewing' where TV spoilers appear on Twitter and Facebook almost as soon as the juicy bits, is delaying broadcast on the West Coast still a good idea? What do you think? http://to.pbs.org/17GOBuO
June 13, 2013 at 2:30 am
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