HIGHLIGHTS


Globe Trekker "Food Hour: Sicily"

Tuesday, February 21 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Rosie discovers the cultural and historical influences that define contemporary Sicilian cuisine. Occupations by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, the French and the Spanish have all played their part by introducing techniques and ingredients that have created one of the most layered and intriguing global cuisines.

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Beyond The Mirage: The Future Of Water In The West

Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

BEYOND THE MIRAGE explores the West's water crisis in detail, including how the region arrived at this point. It also examines emerging water conservation technologies and how they might offer solutions to this global issue.

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The Ethanol Effect

Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

From Iowa's farm fields to Washington's corridors of power, and from the algae-choked surface of the Great Lakes to the poisoned depths of the Gulf of Mexico, this program investigates the human, environmental and political costs of growing and refining corn for ethanol in America.

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Storm of the Century: The Blizzard of '49

Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

This program documents the worst series of storms in Wyoming’s history. But for all the tragedy and loss, suffering and death, there was also hope and heroism, unselfish sacrifice and generosity as locals worked together and demonstrated exceptional ingenuity in the face of dire circumstances.

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NOVA "Ultimate Cruise Ship"

Thursday, February 23 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. This program follows pioneering shipbuilders as they endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship – but engineering opulence is no easy feat.

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Frontline "Secrets, Politics and Torture"

Thursday, February 23 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk tells the dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film investigates what the CIA did – and whether it worked.        

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