HIGHLIGHTS


NOVA "Arctic Ghost Ship"

Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

This program seeks to unravel the greatest mystery in Arctic exploration: 160 years ago, the Franklin Expedition to chart the Northwest Passage vanished. Now, a Canadian team discovers one of Franklin’s lost ships – a vital clue to the fate of the ill-starred expedition.

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A Tale Of Two Sisters "The Diary of Anne Frank"

Sunday, April 21 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This program tells the stories of Anne Frank (pictured) and Eva Schloss, whose young lives paralleled one another's, and whose surviving parents, Otto Frank and Elfriede Geiringer, eventually married. Had Anne survived the holocaust, she and Eva would have been stepsisters.

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The Cannabis Project

Sunday, April 21 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

THE CANNABIS PROJECT sheds light on a variety of aspects of the Cannabis industry in Colorado. The program breaks down misconceptions surrounding Cannabis, examines its medicinal uses, and discusses the impacts of the Farm Bill on the Hemp industry.

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American Experience "The Swamp"

Sunday, April 21 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

"The Swamp" explores the story of Florida's Everglades, America's greatest wetland. A tale of greed, hubris and destruction, the film chronicles the repeated efforts to conquer what was once seen as a useless wasteland and the passionate efforts to preserve it.

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Masterpiece "Les Misérables, Part 1"

Monday, April 22 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Love, death and the struggle for social justice feature in MASTERPIECE’s faithful retelling of Victor Hugo’s timeless and beloved story, Les Misérables. The series kicks off as prisoner Jean Valjean is released, after serving a draconian prison term for stealing bread. When he resorts to petty crime, Valjean is taught a valuable lesson.

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Museum Access "The DaVinci Machines"

Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

Host Leslie Mueller visits the workshop in Florence, Italy where the working models of DaVinci's inventions were hand crafted by skilled artisans according to his original drawings. She then explores the special hands-on exhibition that is traveling North America, "the DaVinci Machines."

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Finding Your Roots "Roots in Politics"

Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. They each see a shared vision of the great American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.

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Walkin' California: Yosemite

Wednesday, April 24 at 8:30 pm on 12.1

Host Steve Weldon sets out on an adventurous 30-mile 3-day backpacking trip from Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows to the Valley Floor, meeting fellow hikers along the way. From blooming lupines to glacial runoff and towering, gushing waterfalls, this is nature at its best on the John Muir trail.

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Enough White Teacups

Wednesday, April 24 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

Can we build it better? This film takes a look at sustainability, the wicked problems that plague the world, and how design and invention can be used as an antidote. Specifically, it focuses on INDEX, a Danish non-profit that awards designers who are generating solutions for pressing global issues.

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Yellowstone Symphony

Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

From the ethereal wonders at Mammoth Hot Springs, to the grandeur of Tower Fall, to its extraordinary wildlife, YELLOWSTONE SYMPHONY takes viewers on a spectacular visual journey through America's first national park. Set to classical music, the park’s magnificent scenery and wildlife are showcased as they change through the seasons.

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Ken Burns: The National Parks

Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

This special celebrates one of Ken Burns' most beautiful series, THE NATIONAL PARKS. With over six years of filming in Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska, it's a story of people who have devoted themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they love.

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Brit Floyd Live at Red Rocks

Thursday, April 25 at 10:00 pm on 12.1

Fans have embraced BRIT FLOYD as the world's foremost Pink Floyd tribute show. Renowned for their note-for-note perfection, impeccable harmonies, staging, Floydian animations and props, this 12-piece band creates a genuine reincarnation of the live Pink Floyd experience. This special captures the band playing our sold-out show at Red Rocks in August 2013.

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