Full Program — Under Quabbinhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365046325/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22222 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22222 Under Quabbin: Full Program /episode-player/22222
Beneath the millions of gallons of water that flow into homes across eastern Massachusetts is a story of buried history, scientific discovery, and individual hopes and dreams destroyed in the name of progress. In this 2001 documentary, Edward Klekowski, Ph.D., a UMass biology professor with a passion for scuba diving, chronicles an unprecedented search for the remains of four lost towns under the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Mass. Archival photos of the lost towns in their heyday and the recollections of former residents complement the film's haunting underwater footage.
The World's Biggest Bomb — Secrets of the Deadhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1923035514/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22221 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22221 Secrets of the Dead: The World's Biggest Bomb /episode-player/22221
Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. Terrifyingly, the bomb-makers on both sides were flying blind as they pushed the technology far into unknown territory. The story of the race to build the world's biggest bomb has never been fully told.
Part 1 | Get Action (1858-1901) — The Rooseveltshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365313112/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22814 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22814 The Roosevelts: Part 1 | Get Action (1858-1901) /episode-player/22814
A frail, asthmatic young Theodore Roosevelt transforms himself into a vigorous champion of the strenuous life, loses one great love and finds another, leads men into battle and then rises like a rocket to become the youngest president in American history at 42. Meanwhile, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, brought up as the pampered only child of adoring parents, follows his older cousin's career with worshipful fascination and begins to think he might one day follow in his footsteps.
Full Program — Josh Simpson/Where The Earth Meets The Skyhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365243575/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/18042 http://www.wgby.org/episode/18042 Josh Simpson/Where The Earth Meets The Sky: Full Program /episode-player/18042
THE GLASSWORKS OF JOSH SIMPSON The world-famous glass-artist visionary is showcased in this new WGBY production that lets viewers witness the creation of one of Simpson's signature "Megaworlds at his studio in Shelburne Falls, Mass. " Interviews with Simpson and his astronaut wife, Cady, frame the artistic process.
Part 2 | In the Arena (1901-1910) — The Rooseveltshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365313130/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22927 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22927 The Roosevelts: Part 2 | In the Arena (1901-1910) /episode-player/22927
Murder brings Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency, but in the seven years that follow, he transforms the office and makes himself perhaps the best-loved of all the men who ever lived in the White House - battling corporate greed and building the Panama Canal, preserving American wilderness, carrying the message of American might around the world. FDR courts and weds Eleanor Roosevelt, the shy orphaned daughter of Theodore's alcoholic brother, Elliott. Together, they begin a family.
A Long Row In Fertile Ground — Long Row In Fertile Ground, Ahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287191/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22013 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22013 Long Row In Fertile Ground, A: A Long Row In Fertile Ground /episode-player/22013
Western New England?s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace for American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England?s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers also left behind another gift?some of the richest soil on Earth. This fertile valley has attracted Native Americans and settlers since the early 1600s.
Part 3 | The Fire of Life (1910-1919) — The Rooseveltshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365313145/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22954 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22954 The Roosevelts: Part 3 | The Fire of Life (1910-1919) /episode-player/22954
Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, undertakes a deadly expedition into the South American jungle, campaigns for American entry into World War I - and pays a terrible personal price. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work. Her discovery of Franklin's romance with another woman transforms their marriage into a largely political partnership. TR's death at 60 is almost universally mourned, but provides Franklin with a golden opportunity.
full episode Sept. 12, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365324955/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22744 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22744 PBS NewsHour: full episode Sept. 12, 2014 /episode-player/22744
PBS NewsHour full episode for Friday, September 12, 2014
Part 4 | The Storm (1920-1933) — The Rooseveltshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365313167/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22985 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22985 The Roosevelts: Part 4 | The Storm (1920-1933) /episode-player/22985
Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him the following summer. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds a personal and political life of her own. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and, as governor of New York, acts with such vigor and imagination during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats turn to him as their presidential nominee in 1932.
Part 5 | The Rising Road (1933-1939) — The Rooseveltshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365313172/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23024 http://www.wgby.org/episode/23024 The Roosevelts: Part 5 | The Rising Road (1933-1939) /episode-player/23024
FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband's liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force in her own right. As the decade ends, FDR faces two grave questions: whether to run for an unprecedented third term and how to deal with the rise of Hitler.
Echo: An Elephant to Remember — Naturehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1616077152/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/21653 http://www.wgby.org/episode/21653 Nature: Echo: An Elephant to Remember /episode-player/21653
Echo, the elephant matriarch, was the subject of many NATURE films and the leader of a carefully studied herd of elephants in Africa. Last year, she died of natural causes. This film is a look back at this remarkable animal through extraordinary footage and interviews with the researchers that cared for and studied this amazing herd.
September 5, 2014 — Charlie Rose The Weekhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365320304/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22361 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22361 Charlie Rose The Week: September 5, 2014 /episode-player/22361
ISIS, Russia and a look at Maggie Gyllenhaal's new role
Thursday, April 24, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365231658/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/13568 http://www.wgby.org/episode/13568 PBS NewsHour: Thursday, April 24, 2014 /episode-player/13568
PBS NewsHour full program for Thursday, April 24, 2014
Eighty percent of women in US prisons today are mothers of... — America Reframedhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365192711/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/14541 http://www.wgby.org/episode/14541 America Reframed: Eighty percent of women in US prisons today are mothers of... /episode-player/14541
Eighty percent of women in US prisons today are mothers of school-age children. Filmmaker Jenifer McShane spent four years visiting Bedford Hills and following the women and their families. A mother herself, Jenifer was drawn to the universal themes of motherhood and the staggering power of the mother-child relationship. In all walks of life, mother and child care for each other. As we watch the mothers inside Bedford trying to become their better selves, we see parts of our own selves - and that gives us all hope.
2/6/2013 — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2332785814/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/18105 http://www.wgby.org/episode/18105 Connecting Point: 2/6/2013 /episode-player/18105
Western Mass Rising, Valley Venture Mentors;Comic Book Art at the Norman Rockwell Museum;
Season 9, Episode 3: Yankee Ingenuity — Making It Herehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365061275/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/17710 http://www.wgby.org/episode/17710 Making It Here: Season 9, Episode 3: Yankee Ingenuity /episode-player/17710
Host George Murphy meets a man who still makes out houses in his work shop, Bull Hill Workshop in Colchester, CT. (www.bullhillworkshop. com) We will also head up to New Hampshire and Precision Cycle Works to see how they convert two wheel motorcycles into three wheeled trikes. (www.precisioncycleworks.biz)
Season 4: March 29, 2014: 8pm — Together In Songhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365191873/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/13716 http://www.wgby.org/episode/13716 Together In Song: Season 4: March 29, 2014: 8pm /episode-player/13716
Together in Song Host Kevin Rhodes introduces the 4 ensembles that will be performing. : Agawam High School Honors Chorus, Tonal Tenacity, (Director) Sonja Funk, (songs) "City Called Heaven" arr by Josephine Poelinitz. Hampshire Young People's Chorus Chamber Singers, (Director) K.C. Conlan, (songs) "Jabberwocky" by Carolyn Jennings, "The Wind" music by Susan Brumfield Schola Nova, (Director) Terry Larsen, (songs) "The Shepards Carol" by Bob Chilcott, "O Beatum et Sacrosanctum Diem" by Peter Philips.
Actor-director-producer Ed Harris — Tavis Smileyhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365324193/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/22743 http://www.wgby.org/episode/22743 Tavis Smiley: Actor-director-producer Ed Harris /episode-player/22743
Ed Harris (actor)
Elyse Luray on Being a History Detective — History Detectiveshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1484812433/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/23875 http://www.wgby.org/episode/23875 History Detectives: Elyse Luray on Being a History Detective /episode-player/23875
Elyse covers the tough questions about being on the History Detectives beat.
| Full Episode | Friday, August 22, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365312738/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/21886 http://www.wgby.org/episode/21886 PBS NewsHour: | Full Episode | Friday, August 22, 2014 /episode-player/21886
PBS NewsHour full episode for Friday, August 22, 2014.
As our service members transition out of the military, readjusting to civilian life can present significant stress. Finding and connecting with the right support and services can be overwhelming and that’s a challenge for all of us.
Entries for Season 5 will be accepted beginning Monday, September 22 and The Amherst Regional High School Chorale, Season 4’s top vote getter, performs in their own special, Wednesday, October 6 at 9pm.
In Production: A locally produced documentary to be presented by WGBY next fall about a collaboration between Mt Holyoke College and a Springfield Charter School to teach philosophy to second graders.