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ON THIS DATE
AMERICAN MASTERS - Roberta Flack
Tuesday, 1/24 from 9-10:30 pm NHPBS
Follow the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. From "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" to "Killing Me Softly," Flack's virtuosity was inseparable from her commitment to civil rights. Detailing her story in her own words, the film features exclusive access to Flack's archives and interviews with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Peabo Bryson and more. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video
THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE - Jon Stewart
Tuesday, 1/24 from 12-1:30 pm NHPBSEXPLORE
Celebrate the comedic talents of Jon Stewart, THE 2022 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. MARK TWAIN PRIZE Streaming Video
OUR KIDS: NARROWING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP - I'm Special
Tuesday, 1/24 from 11 am-12 pm NH WORLD
With deteriorating classroom conditions and the worst test scores in the nation, this alarming episode casts its eye on the current educational crisis in Detroit. In this cautionary tale, both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks, a lack of funding and financial accountability. We visit with students, teachers, parents and educational leaders in their innovative attempts to improve conditions. OUR KIDS: NARROWING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP Streaming Video
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: YOUTH MENTAL ILLNESS - The Storm
Tuesday, 1/24 from 2-4 pm NH WORLD
The Storm, the first two-hour episode of Hiding in Plain Sight, focuses on the lived experience of more than twenty young people with mental health challenges, along with the observations and insights of families, providers, and advocates. HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT Streaming Video
THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY
Tuesday, 1/24 from 4-5 pm NH WORLD
A team of dedicated Miami-Dade County public servants works to help people with mental illness navigate from lives of tragedy to possibility. The film reveals a humane criminal justice approach to mental illness. THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY Streaming Video
NOVA: BEYOND THE ELEMENTS - Indestructible
Tuesday, 1/24 from 7-8 pm NH WORLD
Scientists have created virtually indestructible versions of glass, rubber and plastic. But are they too tough? As the environmental impact of the quest for durability becomes clear, scientists look for ways to maintain utility but minimize harm. NOVA Streaming Video
SECRETS OF THE DEAD - World War Speed
Tuesday, 1/24 from 8-9 pm NH WORLD
Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race. SECRETS OF THE DEAD Streaming Video
SEARCHING: OUR QUEST FOR MEANING IN THE AGE OF SCIENCE - The Big and the Small
Tuesday, 1/24 from 9-10 pm NH WORLD
Humans are almost the same distance - in terms of "Powers of Ten" - between an atom and a star. But where do we fit in the moral universe? Alan speaks with the Dalai Lama, a rabbi and a bioethicist about the nature of consciousness, and the status of future Artificial Intelligence. SEARCHING: OUR QUEST FOR MEANING IN THE AGE OF SCIENCE Streaming Video
UPCOMING EVENT - Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - Utilizing 'The US and The Holocaust' in the Classroom
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Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.
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