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Upcoming Featured Programs - Southern Oregon PBS

September 2021


 

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

New Ken Burns four-part series explores life of the legendary boxer.  ESPN’s The Undefeated joins for a national conversation series on sports, race and culture.

Pope Francis

In Their Own Words

A biography series that sheds light on key moments in their lives of some of the 20th Centuries most iconic figures, illuminating their fascinating personalities and spotlighting their profound significance.

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Elizabeth is Missing

Glenda Jackson stars as Maud, a woman determined to find her missing friend Elizabeth – but can she solve the mystery of her disappearance before her dementia erases all the clues?

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Guilt

 A drunken drive home from a wedding lands two brothers in increasingly hot water, as they commit more and more serious crimes to hide their culpability in a hit-and-run. Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives star as the brothers, with Ruth Bradley as the victim’s niece, who falls for her uncle’s killer.

Citizen Hearst

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Citizen Hearst

Explore the life of William Randolph Hearst. The model for Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane, he controlled a vast media empire, wielded unprecedented power and influence, and forever transformed the media’s role in American life and politics.

Future of Work

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Future of Work

Explore the accelerated pace of change in the workplace and the potential for long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities across our country.

the Cannabis Question

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The Cannabis Question

 As more U.S. states move toward legalizing cannabis, NOVA reports on the latest science investigating the plant and its medical benefits and risks, and explores the decades of criminalization disproportionately targeting communities of color. 

October 2021


 

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Lucy Worlsey's Royal Myths and Secrets: the Romanovs and the Russian Revolution

Lucy Worsley reveals how a spontaneous popular uprising swept the Russian Czar from power.

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THOU SHALT NOT KILL

As she battles her own demons, Chief Inspector Valeria Ferro seeks to find truth and justice by solving the puzzles behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.

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Sanditon

The story follows Charlotte as she moves to the quiet fishing village of Sanditon for a fresh start, only to soon meet Sidney, a charming man who has ambitions to turn the tranquil seaside residence into a luxury resort.

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Call the Midwife, Season 10

Colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End, and follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House who visit expectant mothers, providing the poorest women with the best possible care.

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Grantchester, Season 6

A much-needed summer break at a vacation resort takes an unexpected turn for Will and Geordie when the camp owner is found dead in suspicious circumstances.

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Fruits of Labor

Ashley, a Mexican-American teenager living in California, dreams of graduating high school and going to college. But when ICE raids threaten her family, Ashley is forced to reconsider.

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Finding Your Roots: To the Manor Born

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the privileged lineages that claim actor Glenn Close and director John Waters as descendants, introducing ancestors who are as bold as they are.

American Masters

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl who Decided to Go For It

Discover how Moreno defied her humble upbringing and racism to become one of a select group of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winners. Explore her 70-year career with new interviews, clips of her iconic roles and scenes of the star on set.

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Life From Above

Discover the extraordinary stories behind Earth’s kaleidoscope of colors.

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In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl: Hecho En Mexico

Tune in to watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, acoustic guitarists who never quite left their rock and roll past behind; Los Ángeles Azules with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli playing a combination of old-style cumbia with new-school electro-beats; and Natalia Lafourcade, who brings the beauty of traditional Mexican music to life.

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The 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The historic program, which was created by the White House in 1988 to commemorate the establishment of Hispanic Heritage Month in America, is among the highest honors by Latinos for Latinos and supported by 40 national Hispanic-serving institutions and features top Latinx leaders being honored by top performers and personalities.

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GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET : Three Divas at Versailles

Enjoy sopranos Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as they join forces at one of Europe’s cultural landmarks to perform favorite arias including “Voi che sapete” from Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” and more.

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Independent Lens: Cured

When homosexuality was considered a mental illness to be "cured," renegade LGBTQ+ activists fought a powerful psychiatry establishment that had things dangerously backwards.

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Raising the Future: The Child Care Crisis

An examination of the nation’s fractured child care system and its impact on women, children, people of color and the economy.

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Eliades Ochoa: Live at La Casa De La Trova

Taped live in the famous music venue La Casa de La Trova in Santiago de Cuba – showcases the musicianship of Eliades Ochoa and his group, Cuarteto Patria.

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All Across Oregon

Vinny has gotten to know a fair share of people and eat a good deal of delicious food with decades of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt. Let him be your guide as he acquaints you with all that Oregon has to offer.

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Baptiste Season 2

While visiting his daughter in Amsterdam, Baptiste becomes drawn into a missing persons case that may be connected to a human trafficking gang.

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POV: La Casa de Mama Icha

Decades after moving to the US, Mama Icha returns home to Columbia at the end of her life where she bravely struggles with her loved ones.

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My Garden of a Thousand Bees

A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

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Polka Across America

Members of a popular Ohio polka band spotlight entertaining polka musicians, each performance serving as a musical postcard from around the country.

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Things We Dare Not Do

In the small Mexican coastal village of El Roblito, 16-year-old Ñoño lives what seems to be an idyllic existence with his loving family. But he holds a secret. Defying gender norms, Ñoño works tells his family he wants to live his life as a woman. Yet when violence interrupts a community celebration, he must face the reality of a country shrouded in machismo and transphobia.

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American Veteran

America is home to nearly 18 million military veterans, from the “Greatest Generation” to the men and women coming home from recent tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. From the beginning of the republic to the present, military service has been a transformative experience for those who have served. What is that experience, and how does it change the men and women who havejoined the ranks? How have vets been perceived throughout the nation’s history? 

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Dracula: Theater of the Mind

It's radio you can see, complete with actors, music and a crew of sound effects technicians, creating it all right before your eyes. Dracula! Emmy Award Winning, "Dracula: Theater of the Mind" is a 1940’s-style radio drama, produced for television, and follows the story of a small band of mortals who faced the most powerful vampire of them all.
On Oct. 31, catch "Call of the Mummy" at 12pm, "Dracula" at 1pm, "Frankenstein" at 2pm, and "Midnight Tales in the Shadow Wood" at 7pm.