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  • Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery  
    Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery — Nova

    Istanbul's magnificent Hagia Sophia has survived on one of the world's most active seismic faults, which has inflicted a dozen devastating earthquakes since Hagia Sophia was built in 537 AD. As Istanbul braces for the next big quake, a team of architects and engineers is investigating Hagia Sophia's seismic secrets. NOVA follows the team's discoveries as they examine the building's unique structure and other ingenious design strategies that have insured the dome's survival.

    /episodes/get/27986 Nova: Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery /episode-player/27986
  • The Last Orangutan Eden  
    The Last Orangutan Eden — Nature

    Ecologist Chris Morgan (Bears of the Last Frontier) travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the work being done to save its population of wild orangutans, which is quickly dwindling due to deforestation. Morgan spends time with orphaned orangs at rehabilitation centers observing the process of teaching them the survival skills they'll need to be released back into the wild.

    /episodes/get/28259 Nature: The Last Orangutan Eden /episode-player/28259
  • Monday, February 23, 2015  
    Monday, February 23, 2015 — Connecting Point

    Du Bois in our Time: A CP Special

    /episodes/get/28292 Connecting Point: Monday, February 23, 2015 /episode-player/28292
  • American Denial  
    American Denial — Independent Lens

    "American Denial" uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard to explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today. By Llewellyn Smith.

    /episodes/get/28305 Independent Lens: American Denial /episode-player/28305
  • full episode Feb. 25, 2015  
    full episode Feb. 25, 2015 — PBS NewsHour

    PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 25, 2015

    /episodes/get/28343 PBS NewsHour: full episode Feb. 25, 2015 /episode-player/28343
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015  
    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — Connecting Point

    Italian Americans:Bruce Watson.American Graduate. CISA:Flowers.Levi Beebe/Blizzard of 1888

    /episodes/get/28344 Connecting Point: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 /episode-player/28344
  • | Water  
    | Water — EARTH A New Wild

    Sanjayan explores humankind's relationship with the Earth's most important resource: water. Unraveling dramatic connections between fresh water and the health of the planet, he uncovers spectacular wildlife stories that center on managing the natural pulse of the planet's water. The episode includes a kayak journey that follows the Colorado River to the sea; the elephants and people at the singing wells of Kenya; the surprising connection between AIDS and a small fish in Lake Malawi; and a look at how hunters in America saved one of the greatest gatherings of birds on the continent.

    /episodes/get/28346 EARTH A New Wild: | Water /episode-player/28346
  • Billings, Hour 3  
    Billings, Hour 3 — Antiques Roadshow

    Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Bruce Shackleford at Billing's Yellowstone Art Museum to look at its impressive collection of paintings by Joseph Henry Sharp - famous for his realistic depictions of American Indians. Highlights include a beautifully preserved 1843 artillery sword and belt; a circa 1925 sequined flapper dress and gold lame coat; and a circa 1925 heirloom collection of ruby, diamond and jade rings, valued at $60,000.

    /episodes/get/29404 Antiques Roadshow: Billings, Hour 3 /episode-player/29404
  • Shell Shocked  
    Shell Shocked — America Reframed

    New Orleans, Louisiana has one of the highest per capita murder rates in the United States. For the last decade, statistics have shown murder rates four to six times higher than the national average. Eighty percent of the victims are black males, mostly in their teenage years. This is the city's greatest neglected crisis with profound implications for the issues of violence and crime most American cities face. New Orleans government, law enforcement, community leaders, and well-intentioned citizens cannot agree on a prognosis or a solution to this situation.

    /episodes/get/28110 America Reframed: Shell Shocked /episode-player/28110
  • Petra: Lost City of Stone  
    Petra: Lost City of Stone — Nova

    More than two thousand years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan. An oasis of culture and abundance, the city was built by wealthy merchants whose camel caravans transported incense and spices across hundreds of miles from the Arabian Gulf. They carved spectacular temple-tombs into its soaring cliffs, raised a monumental Great Temple at its heart, and devised an ingenious system that channeled water to vineyards, bathhouses, fountains, and pools.

    /episodes/get/28119 Nova: Petra: Lost City of Stone /episode-player/28119
  • Owl Power  
    Owl Power — Nature

    For centuries, owls have been fascinating hallmarks of children's stories and folk tales the world over. What actually makes owls so special? Using the camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays and ultra-microscopes available in the modern world, take a new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing work, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design, from high-tech aircraft and submarines to innovative hearing aids.

    /episodes/get/28120 Nature: Owl Power /episode-player/28120
  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015  
    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 — Connecting Point

    Italian Americans; Heart Health; Consumer Reports' Mike Quincy

    /episodes/get/28125 Connecting Point: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 /episode-player/28125
  • | Oceans  
    | Oceans — EARTH A New Wild

    Starting on the most pristine reef on Earth, home to more predators than prey, Sanjayan draws on his own ocean experiences to reveal a vibrant community of scientists, engineers and fishermen who are providing solutions that can help restore the oceans in astonishing ways. He is aware of the vast scale of the threat to our oceans, but standing in the water playing midwife to a large lemon shark is just one of the moments that give him hope that we can turn around our influence on the most important habitat on Earth.

    /episodes/get/28127 EARTH A New Wild: | Oceans /episode-player/28127
  • Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands  
    Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands — Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

    ISIS reaches Africa; Obama's executive action on immigration halted; Jeb Bush.

    /episodes/get/28191 Washington Week with Gwen Ifill: Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands /episode-player/28191
  • August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film  
    August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film — American Masters

    From his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway, this program captures the legacy of the man some call America's Shakespeare. Film and theater luminaries such as James Earl Jones, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, Laurence Fishburne, Charles Dutton and others share their stories of the career and experience of bringing Wilson's rich theatrical voice to the stage.

    /episodes/get/28192 American Masters: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film /episode-player/28192
  • The State We're In: State Senator Jim Welch ( Feb. 20, 2015)  
    The State We're In: State Senator Jim Welch ( Feb. 20, 2015) — Connecting Point

    State Senator Jim Welch

    /episodes/get/28200 Connecting Point: The State We're In: State Senator Jim Welch ( Feb. 20, 2015) /episode-player/28200
  • Holyoke High VS. Westfield High   (Sat. Feb 21, 2015)  
    Holyoke High VS. Westfield High (Sat. Feb 21, 2015) — As Schools Match Wits

    Holyoke HIgh VS. Westfield HIgh

    /episodes/get/28225 As Schools Match Wits: Holyoke High VS. Westfield High (Sat. Feb 21, 2015) /episode-player/28225
  • full program Feb. 21, 2015  
    full program Feb. 21, 2015 — PBS NewsHour Weekend

    On Saturday, NewsHour Weekend reports from France, where unlike in the United States, the book industry is doing just fine. The French government fixed the price of books years ago and has since taken steps to prevent sales from online companies, such as Amazon, from taking too much of a market share. NewsHour's Megan Thompson explores the special place that books and bookstores occupy in French culture.

    /episodes/get/28232 PBS NewsHour Weekend: full program Feb. 21, 2015 /episode-player/28232
  • Downton Abbey Season 5: Episode 8  
    Downton Abbey Season 5: Episode 8 — Masterpiece

    Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes. Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus' happiness. Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise. Anna is in trouble. Robert has a revelation.

    /episodes/get/28251 Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 5: Episode 8 /episode-player/28251
  • full program Feb. 22, 2015  
    full program Feb. 22, 2015 — PBS NewsHour Weekend

    On Sunday, NewsHour Weekend reports from Asheville, N.C., to explore the growing number of low-income families who are in need during the cold winter months. NewsHour's Stephen Fee examines the challenges faced by those living in poverty who often must choose between paying their bills or keeping their homes adequately heated -- and what assistance may be available.

    /episodes/get/28255 PBS NewsHour Weekend: full program Feb. 22, 2015 /episode-player/28255

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