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Explore the Legacy of Titanic

Apr 10, 2012 in Web News

7 PM - Titanic with Len Goodman - In this program, Len Goodman, a judge on "Dancing with the Stars," discovers how the impact of the Titanic disaster is still felt a century after the ship sank.

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Winners of the 71st Annual Peabody Awards

Apr 07, 2012 in Web News

Winners of the 71st Annual Peabody Awards were announced yesterday, and public media continued its extremely impressive showing. For the second year in a row, public media was honored with over a third of all Peabody Awards. In recognition of our commitment to independent films and filmmakers, PBS was honored with seven Peabody Awards, more than any other organization.

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8:30 PM - Great Performances - Tony Bennett : Duets II

Apr 07, 2012 in Web News

At age 85, the legendary Tony Bennett is the oldest person to have reached the number one position on Billboard's Hot 200 chart with the release of another album of duets -- which, amazingly enough, also marks Bennett's first number one album.

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8 PM - Live from Lincoln Center - Renee Fleming at the Penthouse

Apr 06, 2012 in Web News

The celebrated soprano Renee Fleming returns to Lincoln Center's living room -- the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse -- for an intimate evening ranging from 19th-century art song to her favorite contemporary jazz, rock and Broadway melodies.

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8 PM - Independent Lens - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Apr 05, 2012 in Web News

As a teenager growing up in Baltimore in the 1970s, Kevin Clash had very different aspirations from those of his classmates -- he wanted to be a puppeteer, part of Jim Henson's team, the creative force responsible for delivering the magic of SESAME STREET.

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8:30 PM - American Experience - Panama Canal

Apr 03, 2012 in Web News

On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower.

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9 PM - Quest for Lost Maya

Mar 31, 2012 in Web News

This program explores archaeological evidence of a previously unknown Mayan society based in the Yucatan Penisula of southern Mexico.

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8 PM - Great Performances - San Francisco Symphony at 100 Years

Mar 30, 2012 in Web News

In 2011-12, the San Francisco Symphony will celebrate its centennial season.

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7 PM - Great Performances - The Thomashefskys: Music & Memories of a Life in a Yiddish Theater

Mar 29, 2012 in Web News

Bringing to life the words and music of the American Yiddish theater, the lead characters - Bessie and Boris Thomashefsky (the grandparents of San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas) emigrated to America from Eastern Europe in the 1880s.

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8 PM - NOVA - Cracking Your Genetic Code

Mar 28, 2012 in Web News

What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA - all three billion chemical letters of it - read, stored and available for analysis?

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