NHPBS Passport Update - May 4, 2020

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to Passport This Week

Broken Places
"Broken Places" explores why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.
Available: April 5 – May 30, 2024

The Gene | Part 1: Dawn of the Modern Age of Genetics
Part One interweaves the present-day story of the Rosens, a young family on an odyssey to find a cure for their four-year-old daughter’s rare genetic disease, with stories of the exciting discoveries of the early pioneers in genetics. This episode also tracks the dark period in human history when a little genetic knowledge was used to justify terrifying human experiments.
Available: May 6 – April 13, 2024

Nature | Remarkable Rabbits
There are more than 100 types of rabbits and hares, both domestic and wild, from snowshoe hares to Flemish giants. Despite their extraordinary ability to reproduce, many wild rabbits are in danger of being eradicated.
Available: May 7 – April 7, 2024

NOVA | The Truth About Fat
Scientists are coming to understand fat as a dynamic organ—one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger, and even pregnancy.
Available: May 7 – April 7, 2023

Call the Midwife | Season 9 Episode 7
The team celebrate the arrival of the maternity home’s long-awaited incubator. Kevin’s newest patient has a troubled home life and needs his emotional as well as medical support. Nurse Crane struggles with the cubs in Sgt. Woolf’s absence.
Available May 8 – May 10

Expiring Soon

American Epic | Out of the Many, The One
Discover how America’s diverse cultures contribute to its musical styles: from the Hopi tribe to Hawaii’s Joseph Kekuku to Mexican-American Lydia Mendoza and the Cajun Breaux Family. Mississippi John Hurt’s blues inspires a generation of musicians.
Expiration Date: May 30, 2020

Genealogy Roadshow | Season 3
Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories. Genealogy Roadshow continues in Season 3, exploring history with the diverse cast of participants from cities around the country, including Boston, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, and more. #GenealogyPBS
Expiration Date:  May 31, 2020

Country Music
Explore the history of country music – from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity – and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it “America’s Music.” Directed by Ken Burns. Episodes now streaming. #CountryMusicPBS
Expiration Date:  May 31, 2020


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