Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The Washington Post who led the paper during its legendary Watergate coverage, died Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C., the newspaper reported. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. He was … Continue reading →
“I love teaching because every day is a new adventure.” Hear what else educators love about teaching and why PBS LearningMedia is their go-to tool for accessing resources in this brand new video testimonial.
PREVIEW: Chef Aarón Sánchez discovers his Mexican ancestor was a wealthy cattle owner until his fortunes unraveled during the Mexican Civil War. Preview ‘The Melting Pot’ on #FindingYourRoots, TONIGHT at 8/7c along with Chefs Tom Colicchio and Ming Tsai.
For tomorrow (Tuesday)’s episode of Finding Your Roots, Prof. Gates’ team visited China to try to find physical traces of Chef Ming Tsai’s family line before the Communist Revolution. Watch the clip and be sure to watch Oct. 21 at 8/7c!
Explore the battle to keep your data safe in a live online screening of NOVA's "Rise of the Hackers" and chat with the computer scientists on the front lines. Join the conversation online tomorrow/Tuesday at 7PM ET. Join the screening (and learn more) at https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/b2xf9
PREVIEW: tonight on Independent Lens | PBS, watch the documentary "Twin Sisters," about twin girls who are adopted in China as infants by two different sets of parents — one from California, the other from a remote fishing village in Norway. The girls grow up knowing they have a twin living on the other side of the world, and although language is a barrier, the bond between them grows deeper.
Fun fact! The first printing press was created by modifying the traditional grape press. Find out why you should thank this invention for your eye glasses & much more in this HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON video.
The series continues with “Glass” Wednesday, October 22 at 10/9c on PBS.
According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the U.S. dropped from $3.52 in late July to $3.12 today. Isaac Arnsdorf, an energy and commodities reporter with Bloomberg News, joins Hari Sreenivasan to explain the factors contributing to the drop. Continue reading →
Watch Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga and dancing show girls flaunt their moves during “I Won’t Dance” in this excerpt from “Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!” Premieres on GREAT PERFORMANCES l PBS as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival on Friday, October 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET. #CheektoCheekPBS #PBSarts
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the response to Ebola in the U.S. and how it affects national politics, as well as the outlook for the midterm elections and the gubernatorial debate in Florida. Co…