Robots have been used for search and rescue operations after disasters when conditions were too difficult or dangerous for humans. Now, disease-resistant robots are being developed for use in the Ebola crisis. Special correspondent Mary Jo Brooks reports.
Season 6 of “Downton Abbey” will be its final season. Carnival Films and MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) announced today that the most-watched drama series in PBS history is coming to an end. Season 5 was watched by 25.5 million viewers. See the full release for more details: http://to.pbs.org/1NjaIHH
In November 2008, a political lifetime ago, the pollster John Zogby published an Op-Ed calling Millennials the “First Global Citizens.” Zogby joined other politicos and pundits eager to see in this new generation of Americans signs of movement toward
Tune in for TWICE BORN – STORIES FROM THE SPECIAL DELIVERY UNIT, airing on PBS on Tuesdays, March 31-April 14 at 8/7c (check local listings.)
This documentary series takes viewers inside the world’s leading fetal surgery center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP,) and tells the stories of four families that come for treatment. http://to.pbs.org/1FCDK4v
This Day in History: on this day in 1874, Ehrich Weisz, or as we know him – Harry Houdini, was born in Budapest, Hungary.
Throughout his career, Houdini amazed audiences through his performances involving straitjackets and coffins as well as his appearances in film. Curious to know how he escaped? Visit American Experience’s Escape Secrets to find out at http://to.pbs.org/1Iso97m
When 28-year-old George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a residential Sanford, Florida street in February 2012, after trailing the hoodie-clad, iced tea-carrying, youth through the neighborhood because he looked “suspicious,” it became clear that America’s Millennial generation had no…
March 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm
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