Week of March 18th, 2019 | WVIA

Week of March 18th, 2019

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Our Town Honesdale

Available Monday, March 18th, 2019

Venture atop Irving Cliff and get a panoramic view of the city of Honesdale. Over the years, Honesdale has accomplished some remarkable things on the foundations of its past. Grand dwellings are now occupied by a host of new independent businesses; The Stourbridge Line is back on track taking tourists along the banks of the Lackawaxen River

 

Victoria | The White Elephant

Available Monday, March 18th, 2019

The world’s eyes are on the Great Exhibition, and the Royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon?

 

Finding Your Roots | No Laughing Matter

Available Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also reveals to each one news of an unexpected DNA cousin.

 

NOVA | The Next Pompeii

Available Thursday, March 21st, 2019

In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its unique geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.

 

Nature | Living Volcanoes

Available Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Uncover the variety of activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes. Take a terrifying descent into the crater of one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes alive today. James Naughton narrates.

 

Secrets of the Dead

Available Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Take a closer look at the life and legend of Nero, the infamous Roman emperor, as a forensic profiler attempts to find out what history may have gotten wrong about his alleged tyranny.

 

Watch it before it's gone! Expiring soon:

Brooklyn Bridge

Expires Friday, March 29th, 2019

Today it's a symbol of strength and vitality. 135 years ago, it was a source of controversy. This documentary examines the great problems and ingenious solutions that marked the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. From conception to construction, it traces the bridge's transformation from a spectacular feat of heroic engineering to an honored symbol in American culture..

 

Austin City Limits | Run the Jewels

Expires Friday, March 29th, 2019

Groove to a full hour with hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels. The duo showcases its latest album Run the Jewels 3, as well as its greatest hits.

 

Independent Lens | The Indians Who Rocked the World

Expires Sunday, March 31st, 2019

RUMBLE is the electric story of how Native American influence shaped rock and roll, a missing chapter in music history.

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