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Monday, April 15, 2019
frontline
 

Full Monday Schedule

SOCIAL STUDIES
FRONTLINE - Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore 9-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
A decorated Marine veteran fights to reunite her family after her husband is deported. Preview Additional Airs

10 PARKS THAT CHANGED AMERICA - 10-11:30 pm NH CREATE CH. 11.4 / 959
Explore the serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life. View  Additional Airs

KIDS
WILD KRATTS - Mystery Of The Flamingo's Pink 7:30-8 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The gang learns where the flamingo's pink comes from.  Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Collection
NHPBS VIDEO - REACTIONS - Why Flamingos Are Pink and HARDCORE

On This Date
Boston Marathon/Jackie Robinson Day/World Art Day/Take a Wild Guess Day
In History
1865 - Abraham Lincoln dies after being shot the previous evening by John Wilkes Booth
1912 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
1927 - Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 begins
1941 - German bombers attack Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing one thousand people in the Belfast Blitz
1947 - Jackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Birthdays
1452 - Leonardo da Vinci
1843 - Writer Henry James
1889 - Civil Rights Leader A. Philip Randolph
1894 - Blues singer Bessie Smith

 

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Reconstruction
 

Full Tuesday Schedule
TUESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SOCIAL STUDIES/HEALTH
P.O.V.
- Thank You for Playing 6:30-8 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife document their emotional journey with a video game, "That Dragon, Cancer." Preview Additional Airs

AMERICA REFRAMED - Exit Music 8-9:30 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
 In a culture that often looks away from death, Exit Music explores the intimate and complex path of terminal illness. Preview  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
FINDING YOUR ROOTS - Southern Roots 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault View Additional Airs

RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR - Episode Two 9-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
For African Americans living in the former Confederacy, Reconstruction was what historian W. E. B. Du Bois once described as their “brief moment in the sun.”  Preview Additional Airs

KIDS
SPLASH AND BUBBLES -
Pole-To-Pole, Parts 1 & 2 11:30 am - Noon NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Melody the fin whale migrates twice a year to follow the krill. Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
Close Reading of Text: MLK "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
NHPBS VIDEO - SOUL ISSUE - MLK Scholarship Recipients recite "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

ON THIS DATE
National Orchid Day/Save The Elephant Day

In History
1962 - Walter Cronkite takes over as the lead news anchor of CBS Evening News
1963 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. writes Letter from Birmingham Jail
2003 - Michael Jordan plays last NBA game
Birthdays
1755 - French artist Louise Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun
1867 - Aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright
1889 - English actor/director Charlie Chaplin
1919 - Dancer/Choreographer Merce Cunningham
1952 - NE Patriots head coach Bill Belichick

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Nature
 

Full Wednesday Schedule
WEDNESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SCIENCE
NATUREBig Birds Can't Fly 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Explore the evolution and unique stories of ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis. Preview Additional Airs

BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD - The Telescope 10-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Meet the brilliant minds throughout history, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, responsible for creating the telescope. Preview Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
NOVA - Secrets Of Noah's Ark 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
A 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story. View  Additional Airs

INDEPENDENT LENS - What Lies Upstream 6:30-8 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
What was behind a West Virginia chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
WILD KRATTS - Deer Buckaroo 7:30-8 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The crew learns about deer society and the vital purpose of antlers.  Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
NOVA - Galileo's Telescope
NHPBS VIDEO - CRASH COURSE ASTRONOMY - Telescopes: Crash Course Astronomy #6

ON THIS DATE
Bat Appreciation Day/Ford Mustang Day/Haiku Poetry Day
In History
1521 - Martin Luther goes before Diet of Worms to defend his religious writings
1961 - CIA financed and trained Cuban exiles land at Bay of Pigs in Cuba
1964 - Ford unveils Mustang at World's Fair in Flushing Meadows
1970 - Apollo 13 returns to Earth
Birthdays
1741 - Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase
1894 - Soviet Union premier Nikita S. Khrushchev
1897  - Playwright Thornton Wilder

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Saving New England Fisheries
 

Full Thursday Schedule
THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SCIENCE/SOCIAL STUDIES
THE CROWD & THE CLOUD -  Viral Vs. Virus 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
Sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers. View  Additional Airs

SAVING NEW ENGLAND FISHERIES 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
For centuries, the ocean sustained life, built an economy and iconic culture in New England. Can using lessons from the past lead to a sustainable future for our fisheries? View  Additional Airs

ANCIENT INVISIBLE CITIES - Istanbul 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Historian Darius Arya leads an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Istanbul. View  Additional Airs

WONDERS OF MEXICO - Burning North 10-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Northern Mexico is dominated by two great deserts; the Sonoran and Chihuahuan. View  Additional Airs

KIDS
NATURE CAT -
Animal Rescue Crew/Nature Of Dreams 8-8:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
NOVA - Desert Biome
NHPBS VIDEO - THE DESERT SPEAK - Science and the Sonoran Desert

ON THIS DATE
World Amateur Radio Day

In History
1775 - Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of British troop movements
1906 - Earthquake and fire destroy much of San Francisco, California
1978- U.S. Senate votes 68-32 to turn the Panama Canal over to Panamanian control in 1999
1983 - Suicide bomber kills 63 people, including 17 Americans, at U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon
1999 - Wayne Gretzky plays last professional hockey game
Birthdays
1480 - Italian Renaissance noblewoman Lucrezia Borgia
1729 - French ballet dancer Gaetano Vestris
1857 - Lawyer Clarence Darrow

 

 

Friday, April 19, 2019
American Masters
 

Full Friday Schedule
FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
SING THAT THING - Episode One 8-8:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Boston Arts Academy's Spirituals Ensemble, Amherst College's the Zumbyes, Univoz Vocal Ensemble. Preview  Additional Airs

THE ARTS/SOCIAL STUDIES
AMERICAN MASTERS - Garry Winogrand 9-10:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Photographer Garry Winogrand captured life on the streets of 1960s-70s America.  Preview Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
TIME TEAM AMERICA - New Philadelphia, Illinois 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
Th eteam digs for the remains of the first American town founded by freed slaves. View Additional Airs

KIDS
READY JET GO -
Moon Circus/Every Day Is Earth Day 7-7:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The moon's gravity makes doing circus trick easier. All the things that make the Earth special.  Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - Ready Jet Go! - The Gravity Song
NHPBS VIDEO - PHYSICS IN MOTIONS - Gravity

ON THIS DATE

National Hanging Out Day/National Garlic Day/Bicycle Day

In History
1770 - Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI
1775 - American Revolutionary War begins with the battles of Lexington and Concord
1897 - First Boston Marathon is run
1933 - America goes off the gold standard
1993 - 51 day siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco ends
1995 -  Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is bombed, killing 168
2005 - Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany elected pope
Birthdays
1903 - Lawman Eliot Ness

 

 

Saturday, April 20, 2019
GSC
 

Full Saturday Schedule
SATURDAY HIGHLIGHTS

EDUCATION
GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE 6-6:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Nashua South faces Merrimack in final quarterfinal game on GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE. Additional Airs

KIDS
ODD SQUAD -
The Curious Case Of Pirate-Itis/Oscar The Couch 9-9:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Number operations; solving addition and subtraction word problems. Additional Airs

ON THIS DATE
Chinese Language Day
In History
1902 - Marie and Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium
1912 - Fenway Park and Tiger Stadium in Detroit open
1939 - Ted Williams makes major league debut with Red Sox
1999 - Columbine High School shootings
2008 - Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300, becomes first female driver to win Indy car race.
2010 - Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico
Birthdays
1850 - NH Sculptor Daniel Chester French
1893 - Actor Harold Lloyd
1893 - Spanish painter Joan Miro
1937 - Actor George Takei

 

 

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Last Days of Jesus
 

Full Sunday Schedule
SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

LANGUAGE ARTS
ON STORY - The Original Disney Princess: A Conversation With Linda Woolverton 6-6:30 am NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
In 1991, Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write an animated feature for Disney. Additional Airs

EDUCATION/SOCIAL STUDIES
OUR KIDS: NARROWING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP - I'm Special - NHPBS EXPLORE 11 am-noon CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
With deteriorating class room conditions and the worst test scores in the nation, this alarming episode casts its eye on the current educational crisis in Detroit. Additional Airs View Making A Difference Episode featuring Manchester, NH

SOCIAL STUDIES
THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS - NHPBS EXPLORE 7-9 pm CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
Discover the Roman power politics that may have led to the crucifixion of Jesus. View Additional Airs

THE ARTS
THE SEARCH FOR THE LAST SUPPER
4-5 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Did Leonardo da Vinci and his workshop paint a second version of his Last Supper fresco?

LES MISERABLES ON MASTERPIECE 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Dominic West stars as Jean Valjean, and David Oyelowo as Javert in this epic retelling of Victor Hugo's classic novel, "Les Miserables." Preview Additional Airs

ON THIS DATE
Bulldogs are Beautiful Day/Kindergarten Day/Record Store Day
In History
753 BC - Romulus and Remus found Rome
1836 - Republic of Texas forces under Sam Houston defeat Mexican troops under Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in the The Battle of San Jacinto
Birthdays
1555 - Italian artist Ludovico Carracci
1816 - Author Charlotte Bronte
1838 - Environmentalist John Muir
1926 - Queen Elizabeth II

 

 

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