This week, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents an hour of contemporary country music. The rock and soul-influenced Chris Stapleton highlights his acclaimed second album From a Room Vol. 1, while the jamming Turnpike Troubadours draw from their latest record A Long Way From Your Heart.
In this double header, rising country star Kane Brown and newcomer Luke Combs perform in Nashville. Brown is joined by top tunesmiths Tom Douglas and Josh Hoge. While Combs is joined by hit songwriters Thomas Archer, Ray Fulcher, and Rob Williford, all of whom had a hand in writing on Combs' "This One's For You.”
South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own in Laos suffer a terrible defeat. Massive U.S. airpower makes the difference in halting an unprecedented North Vietnamese offensive. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon announces Hanoi has agreed to a peace deal. American prisoners of war will finally come home – to a bitterly divided country.
In 1914, President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon made a perilous journey into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest. This program looks at how this journey of anticipated tranquility turned out to be a brutal test of courage and character, claiming the lives of three men and almost killing the president.
In this episode, Victoria is feeling suffocated by the weight of the crown and escapes with her court to the Scottish Highlands. She and Albert revel in the opportunity to be a normal husband and wife, but the holiday can't last forever.
Originally known as "Defiance," Glenwood Springs was once populated by a rowdy crowd of gamblers, gunslingers, and garish gals. This episode takes a look at the town's seedy history, saddles up at the bar at the historic Doc Holliday's Saloon, and visits Iron Mountain Hot Springs for some Colorado-style relaxation.
Hawaiian cowboys, who were considered among the best in the world, made tender beef jerky called pipi kaula. This episode traces the origins of the Hawaiian cowboy lifestyle to the adobes of California and looks at how the traditions are still enjoyed today.
A journey into the past, present, and future of snowpack in the west, END OF SNOW is a story told by a climate change scientist on her journey through Colorado and Wyoming. Pictured: A lovable hermit known as the Snow Guardian, meticulously records weather data at his remote Colorado cabin.
This short film follows a group of Indianapolis kids as they try to get the city to make better decisions when it comes to climate change. If profiles the pre-teen members of Youth Power Indiana and shows how they crafted an environmentally responsible resolution that was adopted by the City of Indianapolis.
The future of tropical vines could influence the trajectory of global warming. Tropical vines are becoming more common in the Americas, but no one knows exactly why. This short film follows ecologist Stefan Schnitzer as he seeks an answer in the jungles of Panama.
The Ghats of India are home to over 325 globally threatened species. It is one of the world's eight hotspots of biodiversity. The question is: What more can be done to preserve a place that is older than the Himalayas? A LIVING LEGACY looks at a couple who have dedicated a large part of their lives toward creating a 300-acre private wildlife sanctuary.
This documentary explores the little-known history of the African American men hired to work on railroad sleeping cars beginning in the late 1860s. Serving wealthy, white passengers in the golden age of rail travel, the Pullman Porters carried labor organizing skills, civil rights ideals, and elements of black culture – such as jazz and blues – across the country.
While the Watergate scandal rivets Americans’ attention and forces President Nixon to resign, the Vietnamese continue to savage one another in a brutal civil war. When hundreds of thousands of North Vietnamese troops pour into the south, Saigon descends rapidly into chaos and collapses. For the next 40 years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.
This sweeping period drama of love in the time of war is set during Denmark’s ill-fated war with Prussia. The lavish, $30-million production reaches across eras to connect individual lives, confront a nation’s trauma, and examine the events of this epic war that formed the self-image of Denmark. In Danish with English subtitles. Part 1 of 8.
Picking up where the 2016 documentary "Exodus" left off, this film tells the intimate, firsthand stories of refugees and migrants caught in Europe's tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film follows the personal journeys of those who seek safety and a better life in the West as countries become less welcoming.