Pirates - September 19

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day, Ganesh Chaturthi, National Voter Registration Day, and National Butterscotch Pudding Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme:  PIRATES




  • The Pirates of Penzance - Tim Curry - The Pirate King  - LISTEN
  • Jack Hartmann - Silly Pirate Song - LISTEN
  • George Harrison - Pirate Song - LISTEN
  • Zac Bown Band and Jimmy Buffet - A Pirate Looks at 40 - LISTEN
  • 2 Cellos - Pirates of the Caribbean - LISTEN
  • Tim Curry - Professional Pirate - Muppets Treasure Island - LISTEN
  • Cass Elliot - Make Your Own Kind of Music - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Cookies of the Caribbean (5:15) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Pirate's Treasure (5:19) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Pirate Ship Car (3:37) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-K - NHPBS LearningMedia - Pirate Ship Adventure (8:32) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Clifford the Big Red Dog - Pirate Hats, Ahoy! (1:33)- VIEW and DO
  • GradesPreK-1 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Clifford, el Gran Perro Colorado - ¡Ahoy, Sombreros de Pirata! (1:33) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Peg + Cat - The Pirate Problem - Hungry Pirates (2:44) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Peg + Cat - Four + One = Five Sleeping Pirates (2:14) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Peg + Cat - Hungry Pirates Game - DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - Rise and Shine: Literacy Time - Bossy Pirate R Vowels (3:25) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-3 - NHPBS Video - Camp TV - Pirate Day (28:46) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Odd Squad - The Curious Case of Pirate-itis (11:10) - VIEW
  • Grades 1-3 - NHPBS LearningMedia - $martPath - Bebe the Parrot - Opportunity Cost (6:11) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 1-3 - NHPBS LearningMedia - $martPath - Blackbeard the Pirate - Resources are Limited (7:32)- VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-12 - BBC Bitesize - Myth-busting Pirate Myths - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Georgia Stories - Pirates (3:53) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Problems with Pirates - Teaching with Primary Sources - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - Pirate Monkeyness - Pirate Translator - DO
  • Grades 9-12 - National Endowment for the Humanities - A Lot of What is Known About Pirates is Not True and a Lot of What is True is Not Known - READ


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (802) Live Stream More Options

BECOMING FRIDA KAHLO - The Making and Breaking
Tuesday, 9/19 from 9-10 pm NHPBS
When an accident changes Frida's life, she channels pain and heartache into a new passion: painting. She meets Diego Rivera, and her creative and romantic dreams begin to take shape. BECOMING FRIDA KAHLO Streaming Video

Tuesday, 9/19 from 10-11 pm NHPBS
When authorities deny filmmaker Rodrigo Reyes' request to document a young incarcerated immigrant, Sanson's story is shared through dramatic reenactments. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

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P.O.V. - America
Tuesday, 9/19 from 1-2 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Diego lives away from his family, where he scrubs wax in a surf shop by day and stilt-walks the malecon by night. He returns home after his grandmother, America, falls from her bed, leading to his father's arrest for elder neglect. P.O.V. Streaming Video

INDEPENDENT LENS - Missing in Brooks County
Tuesday, 9/19 from 2-3:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Migrants go missing in rural South Texas more than anywhere else in the U.S. For many families whose loved ones have disappeared after crossing the Mexico border, one activist detective is their last hope. INDEPENDENT LENS - Missing In Brooks County Trailer

NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options

Tuesday, 9/19 from 9-10 pm NH WORLD
Take a journey through the past, present, and future of energy, humanity's most important resource, and uncover the hidden energy that is embedded in six major facets of our modern way of life. POWER TRIP: The Story of Energy Streaming Video

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