Secrets of the Dead: The Alcatraz Escape

Secrets of the Dead: The Alcatraz Escape

Mar 28, 2016

Tune into PBS Charlotte at 10:00 PM on Monday, April 4 for a new Secrets of the Dead episode, The Alcatraz Escape. The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it […]

Al Capone: Icon

Al Capone: Icon

Mar 28, 2016

Join us Monday, April 4 at 11 PM for Al Capone: Icon. Show description: Al Capone: the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer, or both? Just his name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. The question is why?

Rick Steves Specials: European Easter and The Holy Land

Rick Steves Specials: European Easter and The Holy Land

Mar 28, 2016

Join us Tuesday, March 29 beginning at 9 p.m. for two Rick Steves specials: European Easter and The Holy Land: Israelis and Palestinians Today. Rick Steves’ European Easter (9 p.m.): Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Switzerland, Italy, and Greece, “Rick Steves’ European Easter” celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of […]

RSVP for Ken Burns’ “Jackie Robinson” Sneak Preview

RSVP for Ken Burns’ “Jackie Robinson” Sneak Preview

Mar 24, 2016

Plan to join us Monday, April 4, 2016 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the WTVI Broadcast Hall of Fame for a special sneak preview screening of the new Ken Burns film, Jackie Robinson. Meet local former Negro league baseball players and partake in a panel discussion moderated by veteran radio host and the first […]

1916 The Irish Rebellion

1916 The Irish Rebellion

Mar 18, 2016

Tune into PBS Charlotte on Friday, March 25 from 9p-12a for the highly-requested 3-part series, 1916 The Irish Rebellion. Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, 1916 The Irish Rebellion tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter of 1916, when a small group of poorly-armed Irish rebels took on the […]

NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark

NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark

Mar 18, 2016

Join us Thursday, March 24 at 9 PM for NOVA: Secrets of Noah’s Ark. A 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story, complete with how-to instructions for assembling an ark. Following the directions at hand, expert boat builders create the massive boat of reed and launch it to […]