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Nature “Legendary White Stallions”

Nature “Legendary White Stallions”

Feb 1, 2015

Watch Thursday, February 5th at 9pm! Hear the story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions, from their origins in ancient times to the almost unknown drama of their rescue in 1945. The film, which focuses on the bond that develops between horse and rider, begins at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Here the perfect harmony […]

American Experience “The Big Burn”

American Experience “The Big Burn”

Jan 31, 2015

Watch Wednesday, February 4th at 9pm! In the summer of 1910, an unimaginable wildfire devoured more than three million acres across the Northern Rockies, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation’s fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond. THE BIG BURN […]

The Education of
Harvey Gantt

The Education of<br />Harvey Gantt

Jan 31, 2015

Watch Tuesday, February 3rd at 9:30pm! On January 28, 1963, a young black man from Charleston named Harvey Gantt enrolled at Clemson College, making him the first African American accepted to a white school in South Carolina. The absence of drama or violence surrounding Gantt’s enrollment — the result of nearly two years of detailed preparation […]

Edison

Edison

Jan 28, 2015

Watch Wednesday, January 28th at 9pm! The holder of 1,093 patents, Thomas Alva Edison was nearly synonymous with invention. Driven, intensely competitive and never more at home than he was at work, Edison would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.

Nova: Sinkholes – Buried Alive

Nova: Sinkholes – Buried Alive

Jan 26, 2015

Watch Thursday, January 29th at 9pm! In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole opened up under the bedroom floor of Jeffrey Bush, swallowing the 36-year-old as he slept. His body was never found. Bush was a victim of a sinkhole — a growing worldwide hazard that lurks wherever limestone and other water-soluble rocks […]