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  • Hunting Boko Haram

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the Nigerian government's effort to "Bring Back Our Girls" and bring down Boko Haram.
  • Nigeria to Launch “Intensive Investigation” into Alleged Abuses

    FRONTLINE - Latest Stories
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Nigeria’s top official in the U.S., Ade Adefuye, said the abuses documented by FRONTLINE were "deeply disturbing" and would be investigated.
  • Hunting Boko Haram

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the Nigerian government's effort to "Bring Back Our Girls" and bring down Boko Haram.
  • Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell [Video]

    Nature
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    8 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    (View full post to see video) An emperor dad stands watch as a penguin hatchling pecks its way free. For the past two months, the father has done nothing but care for the egg,
  • The Cybersecurity Lab

    NOVA | PBS
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Take cybersecurity into your own hands by thwarting a series of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • Hunting Boko Haram

    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the Nigerian government's effort to "Bring Back Our Girls" and bring down Boko Haram.
  • Ebola Outbreak

    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE reports from inside the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.
  • Losing Iraq

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict.
  • Omarina's Story

    14 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE continues to examine of a groundbreaking effort to stem the dropout crisis in America’s high-poverty schools.
  • Separate and Unequal

    14 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE examines what’s behind the growing racial divide in American schools
 
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • Hunting Boko Haram

    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the Nigerian government's effort to "Bring Back Our Girls" and bring down Boko Haram.
  • Ebola Outbreak

    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE reports from inside the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.
  • Losing Iraq

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict.
  • Omarina's Story

    14 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE continues to examine of a groundbreaking effort to stem the dropout crisis in America’s high-poverty schools.
  • Separate and Unequal

    14 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE examines what’s behind the growing racial divide in American schools
 
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    Nature

  • Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell [Video]

    olsone
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    (View full post to see video) An emperor dad stands watch as a penguin hatchling pecks its way free. For the past two months, the father has done nothing but care for the egg,
  • Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Rockhopper Penguins Make Landfall [Video]

    olsone
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:14 pm
    (View full post to see video) Rockhopper penguins brave crashing waves to reach their breeding grounds in the Falkland Islands. They appear at the same time each year, traveling 650 kilometers (404 miles) from their fishing grounds off the coast Argentina.
  • New Season of NATURE: Sneak Preview

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    5 Sep 2014 | 10:48 am
    (View full post to see video) NATURE kicks off its 33rd season on October 15th, 2014 with Animal Misfits, a program about animals that are odd, bizarre and at first glance seem-ill equipped for survival. Other upcoming episodes include Big Thinkers of the Forest, A Sloth Named Velcro and The Animal Home Show. Catch a sneak peek of all four episodes in the video above. In the meantime, be sure to tune-in for the three-part series Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, a NATURE special presentation beginning on September 24th, 2014. The series documents the lifecycle of three penguins species; from the…
  • Featured Creature: Leaf-Tailed Gecko

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    28 Aug 2014 | 2:07 pm
    The leaf-tailed gecko (Uroplatus fimbriatus) is a large tree-dwelling reptile found in Eastern Madagascar. It gets the name uroplatus – which means “flat tail” – from its broad leaf-shaped tail that can be snapped off and regrown if attacked by a predator. Walking through the forests of Madagascar fimbriatus may be difficult to spot. Not only can it change color to match its background, but it has flap of skin running the length of its body that helps breaks up its outline and prevents it from casting a shadow. Fimbriatus is one of 14 extant species of leaf-tailed…
  • NATURE Programs Selected as Film Festival Finalists

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    26 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Saving Otter 501 is a “Broadcast TV Program” finalist in the 2014 BLUE Ocean Film Festival. The festival will be held from November 3rd to 9th in St. Petersburg, Florida, and honors the best in ocean filmmaking. The festival is part of a week-long conference that invites ocean leaders, filmmakers, photographers, scientists, entertainment executives and the general public to learn more about the issues facing the oceans and to collaborate on improving the oceans and humanity. In addition, Invasion of the Killer Whales is a finalist in the “Best Environmental & Conservation Sciences…
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    NOVA | PBS

  • The Cybersecurity Lab

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Take cybersecurity into your own hands by thwarting a series of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.
  • Bigger Than T. rex

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Meet —the lost killer of the Cretaceous and the world's largest predator ever.
  • Emperor's Ghost Army

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China's first emperor.
  • Ben Franklin's Balloons

    11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Experts recreate the French's daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled.
  • First Air War

    11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes to deadly machines during WWI?
 
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    POV Documentary Blog (Combined Feed)

  • POV Interactive Shorts: Q&A with Theo Rigby (“Immigrant Nation”)

    22 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    A still from Immigrant Nation View Immigrant Nation » POV Interactive Shorts are a new digital series allowing audiences to engage with documentaries on a deeper level using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling. Find out more » Immigrant Nation is a new interactive storytelling project designed to document the United States’ diverse immigrant narratives and experiences and share them with the world. Filmmaker Theo Rigby discusses his hopes for the iNation platform. What is the most rewarding aspect of being an independent filmmaker? Theo Rigby: For me, the most…
  • Spread the Word About ‘Koch’ in the Final Hours!

    22 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Organizations and individuals across the country are getting the word out about Koch, and you can, too! Koch airs tonight on PBS (check local listings) and will be streaming for free online through October 22nd, 2014. Let your community know about the film. Visit the Koch Partner Toolkit for sample tweets and easy ways to embed the film trailer on your Facebook or blog, send a reminder email and more. We’ve even put together some sample tweets for you below: Bravado, combativeness and egocentricity. New York City Mayor Ed #Koch on @povdocs @PBS 9/22 http://to.pbs.org/1tE0nPP Elected…
  • POV Resources for #FergusonSyllabus

    19 Sep 2014 | 12:02 pm
    After the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri,  Georgetown University Assistant Professor of History Marcia Chatelain started the #FergusonSyllabus Twitter hashtag as a space for educators to share resources and ideas.  Engaging these issues can be difficult to navigate for even the most experienced teachers. The POV films Every Mother’s Son, Two Towns of Jasper and Revolution ’67 provide a framework for conversation. Find the POV #FergusonSyllabus below with resources from these films. Every Mother’s Son   In the late 1990s, three victims of police…
  • Next on POV: Koch

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:27 am
    Watch the trailer: Koch premieres Monday, September 22, 2014, at 10 PM on PBS stations. (Check local listings.) “He was certainly combative, and confident, and full of love for the city he governed with such gusto. Koch is a New York story for the whole world to appreciate.” — Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer New York City mayors have a world stage on which to strut, and they have made legendary use of it. Yet few have matched the bravado, combativeness and egocentricity that Ed Koch brought to the office during his three terms from 1978 to 1989. As Neil Barsky’s Koch…
  • Upcoming POV Screenings

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage to stay connected to the latest news and screening info from Community Engagement and Education. Chicago, IL  Homegoings Sunday, September 21st at 12:30pm Join the Second Unitarian Church for a viewing and discussion of the film Homegoings. This event will be the kick-off for our class series on end-of-life planning and care. We’ll discuss the funeral/memorial rituals of…
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  • This Week on WETA UK: September 22-28

    WETA Programming
    22 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    Monday at 8pm Pie in the Sky season 4 begins with the episode “Devils on Horseback”. Crabbe finds himself investigating the murder of a stable boy while at the racetrack with his wife and her client. Tuesday at 11:30pm Hustle season 6 begins! Just as the team is finishing with one genius con where Emma is posing as pop princess Kylie, Albert is out finding and priming the next unsuspecting mark - ex-banker Piggy Richardson who has been hounded by the press after a very public pension scandal. However, just as everything starts to fall into place, a mysterious woman inquires about Mickey's…
  • New Masterpiece Mystery! Miss Marple Season 7 on WETA TV26

    WETA Programming
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Get ready for three brand new Miss Marple mysteries! WETA TV26 & HD has your ticket to Masterpiece Mystery! Miss Marple season 7 over the next two Sunday nights. Read on for more about each of the three episodes and see where to find WETA on your television using the channel guide below. Episode 1 “A Caribbean Mystery” airs Sunday September 21 at 8pmWhile staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple investigates the sudden death of a fellow guest. With the help of a curmudgeonly business tycoon, Miss Marple unravels a web of deceit, murder and "dark magic," leaving her to…
  • This Week on WETA UK: September 8-14

    WETA Programming
    8 Sep 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Monday at 9pm kick off season 7 of Midsomer Murders with “The Green Man”. Sgt. Troy sadly leaves the Midsomer team in this episode, though not before having to cope with some dramatic events. Troy wins a promotion to inspector but before he can decide on his future, the Midsomer canal tunnel collapses during a restoration project, revealing ancient human bones with a recent skeleton hidden among them. As Barnaby investigates, Troy is sent to the woods near Midsomer Worthy where Tom, has been attacked by a group of youths. Then one of the teenagers is caught in a man trap and shot dead. Is…
  • WETA Movie Night: September 6

    WETA Programming
    4 Sep 2014 | 11:36 am
    Watch WETA TV26 & HD this Saturday, September 6 for a classic feature film and two Independent Lens documentaries related to Hispanic Heritage Month. Bonnie and Clyde (1967) airs Saturday at 9:30pmThis is a romanticized account of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang from the 1930s. Excited by Clyde Barrow's outlaw demeanor, Bonnie Parker joins him in a crime spree across multiple towns.  Soon the pair joins Clyde’s brother Buck and his wife Blanche in a bank robbery. Will they get away with the heist? How long can they pull off this lifestyle? This movie is…
  • Wildlife Wednesdays in September on WETA TV26

    WETA Programming
    2 Sep 2014 | 12:57 pm
    Throughout the month of September, tune into WETA TV26 & HD for fantastic wildlife programs that will excite and educate: Earthflight, Operation Maneater, and Penguins: Spy in the Huddle. Wednesday September 3, 20148pm   – A Nature Special Presentation Earthflight: North AmericaThe bird's-eye tour of six continents commences in North America with snow geese, pelicans and bald eagles flying across the Great Plains, Grand Canyon, Alaska, New York City and the Golden Gate Bridge.9pm   – A Nature Special Presentation Earthflight: AfricaA bird's-eye tour of Africa features cape gannets…
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