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Secrets of the Selfridges

Secrets of the Selfridges

Apr 1, 2016

Join us Saturday, April 2 at 9 PM for Secrets of the Selfridges. Two words are synonymous with Selfridges: luxury and London. However, Selfridges was the brainchild of an American — Harry Gordon Selfridge — whose life was depicted in the MASTERPIECE series “Mr. Selfridge.” The real, flamboyant Mr. Selfridge brought about a complete revolution […]

NOVA: The Great Math Mystery

NOVA: The Great Math Mystery

Mar 28, 2016

Tune into PBS Charlotte’s “Think Thursday” on Thursday, March 31 at 9 p.m. for a new episode of NOVA, “The Great Math Mystery”. NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour — a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool […]

TED Talks: Science and Wonder

TED Talks: Science and Wonder

Mar 28, 2016

Join us Thursday, March 31 at 10 p.m. for the premiere of the three-part series “TED Talks” on PBS Charlotte, starting with Science and Wonder. Journey through space, the human body, disappearing landscapes and the world of Pixar animation as speakers look at the future of nanotechnology, the search for life beyond earth and the […]

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?