Week of May 27th, 2019

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Nature | American Spring Live

Available Tuesday, May 28th

Broadcast over three consecutive days from iconic locations across North America – varied ecosystems ranging from the Rockies to the Everglades, from inner-city parks to remote wilderness preserves - this special live event celebrates spring as a time of renewed energy and awakening in the natural world.

 

Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World | The Robot

Available Thursday, May 30th

Learn how robots were first conceptualized in ancient Rome and see how their use has evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba. Then, take a sneak peek at what future robots will be able to do.

 

Gershwin Prize | Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Available Saturday, June 1st

Enjoy an all-star tribute to Emilio and Gloria Estefan, the 2019 recipients of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with performances by Gloria Estefan, as well as Jose Feliciano, Patti LaBelle, Cyndi Lauper, Emily Estefan, and original cast members of “On Your Feet!”, and a special presentation by Quincy Jones — with Rita Moreno and Andy Garcia as hosts.

 

Korea: The Never-Ending War

Available Tuesday, May 28th

Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.

 

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Austin City Limits | Khalid / Mac DeMarco

Expires Wednesday, June 12th

Enjoy an hour of contemporary R&B and indie rock with Khalid and Mac DeMarco. El Pasoan Khalid performs songs from his Grammy-nominated debut American Teen. Canadian DeMarco plays tunes from his acclaimed LP This Old Dog.

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