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Globe Trekker

Globe Trekker "East Texas"

Tonight at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
Zay takes roping lessons and experiences the famous Gun Show in Ft. Worth, visits the Book Depository with an eyewitness to the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, travels to the oil fields in Kilgore, stops at the Huntsville State Penitentiary, tours the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston and celebrates the 4th of July in Chappell Hill.
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NOVA "Petra - Lost City of Stone"

Tonight at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan. An oasis of culture and abundance, the city was built by wealthy merchants who carved spectacular temple-tombs into its cliffs. This program follows an archaeologist and sculptors as they learn how the people of Petra built their city of stone.
Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Tonight at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
Evidence of Charles Proteus Steinmetz's work appears nearly everywhere and yet today, the "father of electrical engineering" is virtually forgotten. His complex mathematical theories unlocked the mystery and power of a force few of his contemporaries understood. This film traces his amazing life and career.
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