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Here and Now : Governor Tony Evers Talks Pandemic, George Floyd

Here and Now

Governor Tony Evers Talks Pandemic, George Floyd

Medicaid expansion could have helped suffering communities of color, Evers says

PBS NewsHour : Protests over George Floyd's death spread nationwide

PBS NewsHour

Protests over George Floyd's death spread nationwide

As Minneapolis reels, protests over Floyd's death spread nationwide

PBS NewsHour : A young black pastor on preaching hope amid despair

PBS NewsHour

A young black pastor on preaching hope amid despair

A young black pastor's Brief But Spectacular take on preaching with hope

PBS NewsHour : Turning silence on police shootings into poetry

PBS NewsHour

Turning silence on police shootings into poetry

Marcus Wicker offers his Brief but Spectacular take on beats, rhymes and poetry.

PBS NewsHour : Shields and Brooks on George Floyd, 100K pandemic deaths

PBS NewsHour

Shields and Brooks on George Floyd, 100K pandemic deaths

Shields and Brooks on George Floyd, 100K coronavirus deaths

PBS NewsHour : What George Floyd's death says about U.S. police culture

PBS NewsHour

What George Floyd's death says about U.S. police culture

‘We want justice’ for George Floyd, local activist says as violence erupts in Minneapolis

Here and Now : Epidemiologic Update: Goal Still to Shrink Virus Footprint

Here and Now

Epidemiologic Update: Goal Still to Shrink Virus Footprint

Dr. Ryan Westergaard says overall Wisconsin now better equipped to handle pandemic, surges

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Here and Now : Epidemiologic Update: Goal Still to Shrink Virus Footprint

Here and Now

Epidemiologic Update: Goal Still to Shrink Virus Footprint

Dr. Ryan Westergaard says overall Wisconsin now better equipped to handle pandemic, surges

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Independent Film

Independent Lens : Rewind

Independent Lens

Rewind

Rewind paints a vivid but hopeful portrait of a family plagued by a cycle of abuse.

PBS Online Film Festival : The Country Priest

PBS Online Film Festival

The Country Priest

The impending border wall threatens a chapel and a local priest in Mission, Texas.

Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death : Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

Explore intimate stories of nine men and women changed by their encounters with mortality.

Independent Lens : The Hottest August

Independent Lens

The Hottest August

Ordinary New Yorkers share their anxieties about the future while bracing for record heat.

REEL SOUTH : Outspoken

REEL SOUTH

Outspoken

LGBTQ West Virginians assert the power and longevity of a small town queer community.

American Experience : The Man Who Tried to Feed the World

American Experience

The Man Who Tried to Feed the World

Story of the man who would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture.

PBS Online Film Festival : Blank Canvas

PBS Online Film Festival

Blank Canvas

Two disparate strangers form an unlikely bond on a rooftop after sharing misfortunes.

First Nations Stories

Tribal Histories : Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe History

Tribal Histories

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe History

Educator and former tribal chairman Rick St. Germaine tells of the Ojibwe band's history.

University Place : Wild Rice History, Biology and Harvest

University Place

Wild Rice History, Biology and Harvest

John Haack chronicles the importance of wild rice to indigenous and tribal peoples.

Wisconsin Life : Sawmill Sign Language

Wisconsin Life

Sawmill Sign Language

The Menominee Tribal Enterprises Sawmill has developed their own unique sign language.

PBS NewsHour : Poet laureate Joy Harjo opens a Native 'doorway of hope'

PBS NewsHour

Poet laureate Joy Harjo opens a Native 'doorway of hope'

U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo on opening a 'doorway of hope' for indigenous artists

University Place : Indigenous Critique of Whiteness in Children’s Books

University Place

Indigenous Critique of Whiteness in Children’s Books

Debbie Reese discusses the Native American stereotypes portrayed in children’s books.

Native America : Hopi Origin Story

Native America

Hopi Origin Story

Many Native American peoples share a belief that they emerged from the earth.

Wisconsin Life : Basket Weaver

Wisconsin Life

Basket Weaver

Tina Fung Holder loves using nature in her art, and working with young children.

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American Masters : Julia! America's Favorite Chef

American Masters

Julia! America's Favorite Chef

Julia was a larger-than-life figure who revolutionized the way that Americans ate.

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Good Gumbo : Cajun Braised Teal: The Filet Mignon of Duck

Good Gumbo

Cajun Braised Teal: The Filet Mignon of Duck

Braised duck is a staple of Louisiana’s Cajun cuisine.

Kitchen Vignettes : Polenta, Greens and Eggs

Kitchen Vignettes

Polenta, Greens and Eggs

Enjoy an easy, comforting recipe from her farm: Polenta with Sautéed Greens and Eggs.

No Passport Required : Boston

No Passport Required

Boston

Marcus learns about the area's Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean food traditions.

University Place : The UW, Madison and the Influenza Epidemic of 1918

University Place

The UW, Madison and the Influenza Epidemic of 1918

Steve Oreck discusses how the deadly influenza virus was transmitted in 1918.

University Place : Insights from the 1918-19 Global Influenza Epidemic

University Place

Insights from the 1918-19 Global Influenza Epidemic

Peter Shult and Thomas Haupt discuss lessons learned from the 1918-1919 flu epidemic.

University Place : Gardening as We Age

University Place

Gardening as We Age

Mark Dwyer recommends tips, tools and techniques to make gardening accessible to everyone.

University Place : How Korea Was Divided and Why It Matters

University Place

How Korea Was Divided and Why It Matters

David Fields explores factors which led to Korea splitting into two countries.

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Call the Midwife : Episode 8

Call the Midwife

Episode 8

When plans are announced to cut Nonnatus House’s funding, Sister Julienne fights back.

World on Fire : Episode 6

World on Fire

Episode 6

Paris falls to the Nazis, and Webster and Albert's lives are turned upside down.

Baptiste : Episode 5

Baptiste

Episode 5

Julien plots an audacious move to frame Constantin which ends in blood shed.

The Windermere Children : The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

Young Holocaust survivors gather at an English estate to recover.

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Before We Die : Episode 2

Before We Die

Episode 2

Hanna and Bjorn are on the kidnappers' trail. Their attempts to rescue Sven are foiled.

Quick Fit with Cassy : Leg Exercises for a More Powerful You

Quick Fit with Cassy

Leg Exercises for a More Powerful You

Try this sequence of easy exercises to strengthen your legs, relieve pain and stay mobile.

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Sewing With Nancy : Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery - Part 1

Sewing With Nancy

Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery - Part 1

Use your embroidery sewing machine to create gift bundles for a baby, kids, or friends.

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University Place : Creating a Garden for All Seasons

University Place

Creating a Garden for All Seasons

Erin Clark explains basic design principles used to create year-round gardens.

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University Place : Grow Your Own Salad

University Place

Grow Your Own Salad

Grow vegetables for a garden salad with the help of Master Gardener Susan Mahr.

NOVA : Decoding COVID-19

NOVA

Decoding COVID-19

Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.

Climate Change - The Facts : Climate Change - The Facts

Climate Change - The Facts

Climate Change - The Facts

Scientists explore the impact of climate change.

The Gene : Part 2: Revolution in the Treatment of Disease

The Gene

Part 2: Revolution in the Treatment of Disease

Part Two begins with the signature scientific achievement of our time.

Blood Sugar Rising : Blood Sugar Rising: America's Hidden Diabetes Epidemic

Blood Sugar Rising

Blood Sugar Rising: America's Hidden Diabetes Epidemic

Blood Sugar Rising is a PBS special that follows the diabetes epidemic in the U.S.

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University Place : Discovering New Pathogens in Wildlife

University Place

Discovering New Pathogens in Wildlife

Tony Goldberg discusses the discovery of novel pathogens in wildlife populations.

It's Okay to Be Smart : Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think. Here’s Why…

It's Okay to Be Smart

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think. Here’s Why…

The sunlight we see is tens of thousands of years old. How is that possible?

30-Minute Music Hour : SistaStrings

30-Minute Music Hour

SistaStrings

Milwaukee's SistaStrings blends classic and gospel music into a fresh, soulful sound.

PBS Wisconsin Music & Arts : A Cappella’s New Note

PBS Wisconsin Music & Arts

A Cappella’s New Note

Three Wisconsin High School a cappella groups prepare for and perform in ``Acapocalypse.``

Poetry in America : The Fish, by Marianne Moore

Poetry in America

The Fish, by Marianne Moore

Explore Moore’s great poem of marine life, with Al Gore, Jorie Graham, and others.

International Jazz Day : International Jazz Day from Australia

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day from Australia

World-renowned jazz artists assemble for International Jazz Day in Australia.

University Place : Rebel Poet

University Place

Rebel Poet

Louis V. Clark III shares his thoughts on his life and family through his poetry.

Great Performances : Now Hear This “The Riddle of Bach”

Great Performances

Now Hear This “The Riddle of Bach”

Scott Yoo goes to Germany to learn Bach’s sonatas and partitas.

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