Lester Lynch (Crown) and Laquita Mitchell (Bess).
It’s the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. Watch Preview.
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During PBS’ HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, CA on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, host/author Steven Johnson and producer Jane Root discuss the remarkable ideas that made modern life possible.
Dirty water has killed more humans than all the wars of history, but in the last 150 years, extraordinary innovations have changed our world. Watch Preview.
From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the worldâ��s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests. Each of the 10 episodes will feature three guests bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden, link, as Gates treks through layers of ancestral history, uncovers secrets and surprises, and shares life-altering discoveries.
Ben Affleck’s mother was a Freedom Rider and her roots include spiritualist Almon French, who attempted to heal the masses in the aftermath of the Civil War. Watch Preview.
Nathan Lane stars as The Nance in LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER "The Nance."
Nathan Lane stars as Chauncey Miles, who faces a changing world and his own self-loathing during the fading twilight of burlesque in 1930s New York. Watch Preview.