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Scientific American Frontiers

This show was a TV version of the venerable popular science magazine Scientific American. Host Alan Alda interviewed those who were exploring the cutting edge of research in all areas of science.


Bill Moyers Journal
PBS,

2007

| Documentary

A PBS news program that features important issues, strong interviews with individuals in politics, the arts, science, religion, and the media.


Charlie Rose Weekend

The half-hour version of his PBS interview program produced out of Thirteen/WNET in New York since 1991, will be a combination of new and re-purposed material.


Sacred Journeys
PBS,

2014

| Documentary

Join best-selling author and adventurer Bruce Feiler on an epic journey as he travels with contemporary pilgrims on six historic pilgrimages and explores how these sacred landscapes and revitalized routes are reshaping faith.


Uranium: Twisting The Dragon's Tail
PBS,

2015

| Documentary

In Northern Australia the indigenous people have ancient stories for the place where the uranium is found. They say a great creation spirit sleeps underground, and disturbing this spirit will unleash disaster. Dr Derek Muller takes us on a remarkable journey to see how from the ashes of Hiroshima, uranium promised a new age. The same power that destroyed the city will be harnessed to generate limitless energy and treat cancer. We had tickled the nuclear dragon, woken the spirit beneath the Earth, and disaster was waiting.


Russia's War: Blood Upon The Snow
PBS,

1997

| Documentary
Rating: 4/5

This is a massive and extremely well integrated series of documentaries that exhaustively depicts, explains, and examines the nature of the Soviet society at the time of the great patriotic struggle (as they called it) against the Nazi forces that invaded Russia during World War Two.


Front and Center
PBS,

2016

| Music

Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers, including the likes of Jack Johnson, Train, The Avett Brothers, Cyndi Lauper, the Goo Goo Dolls and more.


Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S. Democracy Now!'s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates-debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.


Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke
PBS,

2015

| Cooking/Food

"Smoking is the new grilling," says Steven Raichlen. With these words, the man who revolutionized modern American grilling takes on a new challenge: Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke. Using cool tools, fragrant fuels, and a world-class collection of smokers and grills, Raichlen explains traditional and cutting-edge smoking techniques with the intelligence, substance, and style that made Raichlen's Primal Grill and Barbecue University two of the top rated food shows on public television. Project Smoke is the world's first how-to show to focus exclusively on smoking. Hot smoking. Cold smoking. Smoke-roasting. Smoking with wood, herbs, spices, and hay. The iconic smoked foods you hunger for, like Texas brisket, Jamaican jerk ribs, and Scandinavian smoked salmon. Dishes you would never dream you could smoke, from cocktails (smoky Mary, anyone?) to smoked cheesecake and other desserts.


The Electric Company (2009)
PBS,

2009

| Children

One of public television's most popular children's programs gets a facelift for today's media-driven kids, boosting the interactive content, but the commendable goal of the program remains the same as it was in the '70s: reducing the literacy gap between low- and middle-income families and promoting the idea that "reading is cool."