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  • TB Silent Killer

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An unforgettable portrait of lives forever changed by tuberculosis — once thought to be a disease of the past.
  • 5 Takeaways From the U.N. Climate Change Report

    FRONTLINE - Latest Stories
    14 Apr 2014 | 1:51 pm
    In the push to curb global climate change, 2015 could be a make or break year.
  • TB Silent Killer

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An unforgettable portrait of lives forever changed by tuberculosis — once thought to be a disease of the past.
  • Touching the Wild: Photos: Living Among The Mule Deer

    Nature
    chie witt
    14 Apr 2014 | 3:05 pm
    Touching the Wild on NATURE takes place in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming near the ranch belonging to writer, artist and naturalist Joe Hutto (“My Life as a Turkey”). These images, courtesy of Hutto’s book ‘Touching The Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch,” tell the seven-year story of Hutto’s introduction into the wild mule deer herd, his unprecedented access into the minds and social practices of these highly-intelligent animals – and ultimately heart-felt, familial connections with the deer as individuals.
  • Nature's Time Capsules

    NOVA | PBS
    17 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    By studying bogs, scientists can uncover thousands of years of Earth's history.
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • TB Silent Killer

    24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An unforgettable portrait of lives forever changed by tuberculosis — once thought to be a disease of the past.
  • Secrets of the Vatican

    24 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An inside look at the scandals that rocked Benedict’s Papacy.
  • Generation Like

    17 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    What happens when the perennial teenage quest for identity is exposed on social media?
  • Syria's Second Front

    10 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Three years in to Syria's war, a new enemy has emerged: factions aligned with Al Qaeda.
  • Secret State of North Korea

    13 Jan 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE explores life under Kim Jong-un.
 
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • TB Silent Killer

    24 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An unforgettable portrait of lives forever changed by tuberculosis — once thought to be a disease of the past.
  • Secrets of the Vatican

    24 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    An inside look at the scandals that rocked Benedict’s Papacy.
  • Generation Like

    17 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    What happens when the perennial teenage quest for identity is exposed on social media?
  • Syria's Second Front

    10 Feb 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Three years in to Syria's war, a new enemy has emerged: factions aligned with Al Qaeda.
  • Secret State of North Korea

    13 Jan 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE explores life under Kim Jong-un.
 
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    Nature

  • Touching the Wild: Photos: Living Among The Mule Deer

    chie witt
    14 Apr 2014 | 3:05 pm
    Touching the Wild on NATURE takes place in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming near the ranch belonging to writer, artist and naturalist Joe Hutto (“My Life as a Turkey”). These images, courtesy of Hutto’s book ‘Touching The Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch,” tell the seven-year story of Hutto’s introduction into the wild mule deer herd, his unprecedented access into the minds and social practices of these highly-intelligent animals – and ultimately heart-felt, familial connections with the deer as individuals.
  • Touching the Wild: Infographic: North America’s Mule Deer

    chie witt
    11 Apr 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Your field guide to everything you ever wanted to know about North America’s Mule Deer Designer: Karen Brazell.
  • Touching the Wild: Video: A Time of Reunion

    chie witt
    11 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm
    While survival during winter is never a guarantee for wild mule deer, those who endure the harsh months always return to their range. Joe Hutto is included in a profound moment of reunion among a mule deer herd, in particular the introduction of a young deer Molly and her twin to the their extended family. Touching the Wild airs Wednesday, April 16 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).
  • Touching the Wild: Video: True Acceptance From The Herd

    chie witt
    11 Apr 2014 | 12:20 pm
    Over two years of patience on Joe Hutto’s part resulted in first displays of trust by a herd of wild mule deer. But once Hutto won full acceptance from the herd’s leader, a doe he called Raggedy Anne, he could move among the individuals in the herd and no one paid attention. He had become part of the family. Touching the Wild airs Wednesday, April 16 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).
  • Touching the Wild: Video: Mule Deer Family Rituals

    chie witt
    11 Apr 2014 | 8:48 am
    A profound moment of bonding occurs for Joe Hutto when mule deer Rag Tag, the doe herd leader’s daughter, begins to groom him, something that only occurs within a deer family. During his seven year journey of bonding with a wild mule deer herd, Joe Hutto came to appreciate the animals’ profound intelligence, particularly during displays of curiosity. Touching the Wild airs Wednesday, April 16 at 8
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    NOVA | PBS

  • Nature's Time Capsules

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    By studying bogs, scientists can uncover thousands of years of Earth's history.
  • Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

    10 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    A crack team rebuilds a glider that POWs hoped to catapult off the top of Colditz Castle.
  • The Mysteries of Optic Flow

    10 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Birds use a trick of the eye called "optic flow" to zip through forests without colliding.
  • Five Dogs with Crazy Résumés

    10 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Learn about the traits we most prize in dogs, and the bizarre jobs they were bred for.
  • D-Day's Sunken Secrets

    10 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site.
 
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    POV Documentary Blog (Combined Feed)

  • A Different Kind of Fight Film: Bill Siegel’s “The Trials of Muhammad Ali”

    11 Apr 2014 | 10:49 am
    The Trials of Muhammad Ali, directed by Bill Siegel, premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, April 14, 2014. Wait, what, another Muhammad Ali documentary? I’ve always found the great Ali’s gift for gab and awesome boxing skills imminently watchable, but ever since When We Were Kings, the 1996 Oscar-winning documentary, watching Ali on screen has felt like a rerun. Often, a good one, but nothing new. Until now. The Trials of Muhammad Ali, which airs on Independent Lens starting Monday, April 14, 2014, is a purposeful look outside of the ring, at the political and social turmoil…
  • Apply for Britdoc’s PUMA Impact Award

    10 Apr 2014 | 9:49 am
    Our friends at Britdoc are bringing back The PUMA Impact Award for the 4th year. Submit your film before April 28th to this annual prize honoring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change. €50,000 (approximately $84,000) in awards go to the documentary films that have made the greatest social or environmental impact, celebrating the filmmakers and aiding the continuation of the film’s campaign. Past winners have included The End of the Line in 2011, an environmental documentary on the overfishing of the world’s oceans; Budrus in 2012, about non-violent…
  • Now Accepting Submissions: POV Digital Documentaries

    10 Apr 2014 | 6:37 am
    This morning, we announced a new set of initiatives at POV to re-imagine digital storytelling with an investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. (You can read more about where we’re coming from and what we’re excited about in this blog post.) As part of this initiative we are now formally seeking to co-produce digital documentaries from independent media creators and technologists that push the boundaries of nonfiction media for co-production. Co-productions will be funded in the range of $15,000-$50,000 and producers do not necessarily need to be based on the…
  • We’re Hiring a Technology Fellow in POV Digital!

    10 Apr 2014 | 6:16 am
    This morning, we announced a new set of initiatives at POV to re-imagine digital storytelling with an investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. (You can read more about where we’re coming from and what we’re excited about in this blog post.) As part of this initiative we will be managing a one-year technology fellowship. Apply by Friday, May 16, 2014. The position will close when it is filled, so don’t wait to apply following the instructions at pov.org/jobs or to share the job posting. Knight Technology Fellow (POV Digital – Brooklyn, NY –…
  • POV Reimagines the Documentary – Again

    10 Apr 2014 | 6:05 am
    Cross-posted from Knight Blog, the blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. POV has incubated dozens of documentary-based projects at its POV Hackathon lab series, including “Portraits of the Enemies.” (Photo: Concept/photography/videography by Karim Ben Khelifa; coding/design by Jack Kalish and Maria Rabinovich.) What is POV? Yes, it’s television’s longest-running showcase of independent documentaries. And it may also be the place where, at some point over the last 27 years, you first saw films by Errol Morris or Michael Moore or Frederick Wiseman or Terry…
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  • WETA Movie Night: April 19

    WETA Programming
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:25 am
    This weekend, celebrate spring-time with a classic musical and two nature documentaries. Saturday beginning at 9:30pm on WETA TV26 & HD, catch the incredibly successful musical Easter Parade (1948), then two environmental documentaries at 11:30pm and 1am. Easter Parade (1948) - Saturday at 9:30pmA vaudeville nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner and make his former partner jealous. He's determined to prove that he can make any partner a star and finds love along the way. Stars Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, and Ann Miller. If a Tree…
  • New Ken Burns Documentary | The Address on WETA TV26

    WETA Programming
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:25 am
    WETA TV26 presents the premiere of the newest Ken Burns documentary, The Address,  Tuesday April 15, 2014 at 9pm. Each year at a school in Putney, Vermont called the Greenwood School, students are encouraged to memorize, practice, and recite the Gettysburg Address.  All the students at The Greenwood School have complex learning differences that make their personal, academic, and social progress challenging. Ken Burns’ The Address demonstrates how President Lincoln’s historic words motivate and engage these students a century-and-a-half after Lincoln delivered a speech that would go on…
  • This Week on WETA UK: April 14-20

    WETA Programming
    14 Apr 2014 | 10:54 am
    Monday at 9pm Midsomer Murders season 7 continues with two back-to-back mysteries, “Sins of Commission” and “The Maid in Splendor”. DCI John Barnaby is a British police inspector who investigates mysteries and murders in the rustic English county of Midsomer. Tuesday at 10:30pm the hilariously uptight Chef! continues with the episode “Masterchef”. Everton has created his own signature dish and is achieving some notoriety of his own, which provokes Gareth's anger. Will Everton  consider leaving to avoid his boss' now considerable wrath? Wednesday at 9pm Father Brown takes on…
  • Shalom Sesame: It's Passover, Grover!

    WETA Programming
    11 Apr 2014 | 9:08 am
    On Rechov Sumsum (Sesame Street), Grover is excited to celebrate Passover at his first Seder, or Passover meal. Shoshana, Avigail, Anneliese, and Grover prepare for the Seder but realize they don't have any maror (bitter herbs) for the Seder plate! The gang visits their friends to try and find maror to begin the Seder Shalom Sesame: It's Passover, Grover! demonstrates the Passover story, holiday preparations, and Hebrew words and phrases related to Passover. In this special Shalom Sesame episode, viewers meet families whose holiday traditions originate in Ethiopia and Morocco, providing a…
  • WETA Movie Night: Saturday April 12

    WETA Programming
    10 Apr 2014 | 8:48 am
    This Saturday at 9:30pm, tune into WETA TV26 & HD for the 1958 classic The Big Country. Following the feature film, catch the documentary Brother's Hypnotic at 12:30am. Keep the movie excitement going on Monday at 10pm with The Trials of Muhammad Ali. Read on for more information on the movies. WETA Movie: The Big Country (1958) airs Saturday April 12 at 9:30pmA New Englander arrives in the Old West where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two powerful ranch families over a valuable patch of land, each looking for an easy supply of water. Starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll…
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