Week of July 8th, 2019

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American Experience | Stonewall Uprising

Available Tuesday, July 9

In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969 police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City. That night the street erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations that lasted for the next three days. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.

 

NOVA | Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

Available Thursday, July 11

The asteroid that exploded over Siberia—injuring more than 1,000 and damaging buildings in six cities—was a shocking reminder that Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting range. From the width of a football field to the size of a small city, these space rocks have the potential to be killers. In a collision with Earth, they could set off deadly blast waves, raging fires and colossal tidal waves.

 

Nature | Nature’s Miniature Miracles

Available Thursday, July 11

Great things come in small packages. This film tells the epic survival stories of the world’s smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the “cheetah” of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land. For these animals, size does not matter.

 

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Austin City Limits | Tom Waits

Expires Monday, July 22

Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1978.

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