NHPBS Passport Update - May 11, 2020

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to Passport This Week

The Gene | Part 2: Revolution in the Treatment of Disease
Part Two begins with the story of the signature scientific achievement of our time: the mapping of the human genome. As scientists learn to read the genetic code, they grapple with the dangers inherent in increasingly sophisticated and easily available methods of intervening in the very essence of what makes us human, our DNA.

Antiques Roadshow | Desert Botanical Garden Hour 3
Phoenix treasures heat up at the Desert Botanical Garden with a Hassan El Glaoui Tempera painting made around 1970, a Line Vautrin Talosel mirror, and a diamond horseshoe brooch from about 1900. One is appraised for $75,000!

Call the Midwife | Season 9 Episode 8
When the council sends a letter announcing plans to cut Nonnatus House’s funding, Sister Julienne takes matters into her own hands. Nurse Crane cares for an unmarried expectant mother. Petra must move up her wedding after becoming pregnant.

Expiring Soon

Jazz
Jazz has been called the purest expression of American democracy; a music built on individualism and compromise, independence and cooperation. Ken Burns follows the growth and development of jazz music from the gritty streets of New Orleans to Chicago's south side, the speakeasies of Kansas city and to Times Square.
Expiration Date: May 31, 2020

Empire of the Air
For fifty years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first “mass medium.” Empire of the Air examines the lives of three remarkable men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success and whose genius, friendship, rivalry and enmity combined in unexpected and often tragic ways.
Expiration Date:  May 31, 2020

The American Epic Sessions
Witness a historic recording session led by Jack White and T Bone Burnett with top artists, including Willie Nelson, Elton John, Nas, Taj Mahal, Alabama Shakes, Beck, and Los Lobos, as they recreate America’s musical past using a recording lathe.
Expiration Date:  June 2, 2020


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