Week of July 22nd, 2019

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Antiques Roadshow | Vintage Reno

Available Tuesday, July 23rd

Go all in on updated appraisals from the 2004 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Reno, including a 1951 inscribed Lone Ranger mask, a 1954 Stevan Dohanos cover illustration, and a Cartier cigarette case from around 1910. Which item has doubled in value to $80,000?

 

Secrets of the Dead | World War Speed

Available Wednesday, July 24th

Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race.

 

Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party

Available Wednesday, July 24th

Uncover the true story of the seven-week period that changed China forever. On June 4, 1989, a violent and bloody pro-democracy demonstration ended, leaving thousands dead, and laying the foundation for China’s future.

 

Rivers of Life | The Amazon

Available Thursday, July 25th

The Amazon, the greatest river system on Earth, amasses one-fifth of Earth’s freshwater as it flows east from the Andes to the Atlantic. Boiling streams, crystal clear lagoons, pink river dolphins and a strange new reef are some of its many secret and extreme worlds.

 

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POV  | Still Tomorrow

Expires Tuesday, August 6th

A village woman, despite not having finished her high school education, has become China’s most famous poet. Her book of poetry has become the best-selling poetry book in China for the past 20 years. Still Tomorrow follows the poet, Yu Xihua, a 39-year-old woman living with cerebral palsy, and her sudden fame, poignantly weaving her personal narrative with that of an ascendant, urbanizing China.

 

Austin City Limits | Residente

Expires Saturday, August 10th

Join a musical world tour with Puerto Rican superstar Residente as he presents songs from his globe-spanning solo debut and hits from his Calle 13 catalog.

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