Week of February 18, 2019

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Victoria | Foreign Bodies

Available Monday, February 18th, 2019

When Albert leaves the Palace for Cambridge, Victoria faces the traumatic impact of a cholera epidemic on the streets of London.

 

Nature | Equus “Story of the Horse : Ep. 2 Chasing the Wind

Available Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Discover how humans have partnered with the horse throughout the centuries, creating more than 350 breeds found all around the world.

 

Finding Your Roots | Reporting on the Reporters

Available Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

 

NOVA | Kilauea: Hawaii on Fire

Available Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Hawaiʻi’s Kīlauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the sea. Join scientists and local residents as they investigate the frightening spike in volcanic activity that turned an island paradise into an inferno.

 

The Dictator’s Playbook | Benito Mussolini

Available Thursday, February 21st, 2019

See why Benito Mussolini was considered a pioneer among 20th century dictators. From undermining judges to indoctrinating children, he forged key tactics for seizing power. He also created fascism, an ideology that would plunge Europe into darkness.

 

Great Performances | Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

Available Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Watch an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play and the 2008 film about suspicion leading to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school. Starring Christine Brewer, Adriana Zabala, Matthew Worth and Denyce Graves.

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