Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery — NOVAhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365432635/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/27986 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/27986 NOVA: Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery /episode-player/27986
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.
The Last Orangutan Eden — Naturehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365432375/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28259 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28259 Nature: The Last Orangutan Eden /episode-player/28259
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.
Monday, February 23, 2015 — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365431799/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28292 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28292 Connecting Point: Monday, February 23, 2015 /episode-player/28292
Du Bois in our Time: A CP Special
American Denial — Independent Lenshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365422025/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28305 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28305 Independent Lens: American Denial /episode-player/28305
"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.
full episode Feb. 25, 2015 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365433562/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28343 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28343 PBS NewsHour: full episode Feb. 25, 2015 /episode-player/28343
PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 25, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365432658/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28344 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28344 Connecting Point: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 /episode-player/28344
Italian Americans:Bruce Watson.American Graduate. CISA:Flowers.Levi Beebe/Blizzard of 1888
| Water — EARTH A New Wildhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365431678/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28346 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28346 EARTH A New Wild: | Water /episode-player/28346
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.
Billings, Hour 3 — Antiques Roadshowhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1897391863/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/29404 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/29404 Antiques Roadshow: Billings, Hour 3 /episode-player/29404
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.
Shell Shocked — America Reframedhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365422580/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28110 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28110 America Reframed: Shell Shocked /episode-player/28110
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.
Petra: Lost City of Stone — NOVAhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365427585/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28119 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28119 NOVA: Petra: Lost City of Stone /episode-player/28119
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.
Owl Power — Naturehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365427775/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28120 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28120 Nature: Owl Power /episode-player/28120
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.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365427247/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28125 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28125 Connecting Point: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 /episode-player/28125
Italian Americans; Heart Health; Consumer Reports' Mike Quincy
| Oceans — EARTH A New Wildhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365426754/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28127 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28127 EARTH A New Wild: | Oceans /episode-player/28127
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.
Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands — Washington Weekhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365430942/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28191 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28191 Washington Week: Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands /episode-player/28191
ISIS reaches Africa; Obama's executive action on immigration halted; Jeb Bush.
August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film — American Mastershttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365429059/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28192 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28192 American Masters: August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film /episode-player/28192
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.
The State We're In: State Senator Jim Welch ( Feb. 20, 2015) — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365430020/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28200 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28200 Connecting Point: The State We're In: State Senator Jim Welch ( Feb. 20, 2015) /episode-player/28200
State Senator Jim Welch
Holyoke High VS. Westfield High (Sat. Feb 21, 2015) — As Schools Match Witshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365430058/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28225 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28225 As Schools Match Wits: Holyoke High VS. Westfield High (Sat. Feb 21, 2015) /episode-player/28225
Holyoke HIgh VS. Westfield HIgh
full program Feb. 21, 2015 — PBS NewsHour Weekendhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365431151/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28232 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28232 PBS NewsHour Weekend: full program Feb. 21, 2015 /episode-player/28232
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.
Downton Abbey Season 5: Episode 8 — Masterpiecehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365430103/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28251 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28251 Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 5: Episode 8 /episode-player/28251
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.
full program Feb. 22, 2015 — PBS NewsHour Weekendhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365431224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/28255 http://beta.wgby.org/episode/28255 PBS NewsHour Weekend: full program Feb. 22, 2015 /episode-player/28255
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.
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