Inside Basin PBS
Jan 12, 2012 in Web News
At 8pm, watch how South Africa institutes a system of oppressive laws against non-whites and imprisons Nelson Mandela. At 9pm, see how after the murder of resistance leader Steven Biko, young people in the West join a movement to isolate South Africa.
Jan 11, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 7pm, meet the mob of street-smart kangaroos moving into Australia’s capital city and the ecologists who follow their every move.
Jan 10, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 8pm, deconstruct the mythology of the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid.
Jan 09, 2012 in Web News
AT 7pm, see a 1960 first-edition To Kill a Mockingbird; a collection of bronzes that may be Remingtons and Russells; and a rare 1924 Gibson F-5 “Lloyd Loar” mandolin. At 8pm, see two pieces of Marblehead art pottery dating to 1910; a collection of colorful pre-war German and Japanese character canes used as carnival prizes; a set of Sioux artifacts; and an original copy of the first book ever printed in Wyoming.
GREAT PERFORMANCES: Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Celebrate Gershwin
Jan 06, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 8pm, enjoy an all-Gershwin program as Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Philharmonic, with a special guest appearance by virtuoso jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
Jan 05, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 9pm, follow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai in her quest to reclaim her land and her culture through the simple act of planting trees.
Jan 04, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 9pm, follow teams of scientists in Haiti and Chile after the deadly quakes in those countries as they try to gather data to aid in preventing future disasters.
Jan 03, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 7pm, learn how the concept of “empire” is born in the New Kingdom. At 8pm, track Egypt’s golden age of wealth, power and prosperity.
Jan 02, 2012 in Web News
Tonight at 7pm, see a signed note from Mother Teresa to a wood-carver; a custom model 1894 Winchester rifle; and a collection of late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese libation cups — grabbing the number one spot in the list of all-time highest value ROADSHOW appraisals.
Dec 29, 2011 in Web News
Tonight at 9pm, learn about the National Film Registry, an eclectic collection of films that typify cinema’s contributions to American culture.