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Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the grand estates and intimate cottages of the Roosevelts. Visit the studio as Burns records the voices of the stars who read the diaries, letters and contemporary accounts of this noteworthy family. And see clips from the monumental series that traces more than a century of life with, as Burns calls them, “the most influential family in American history.”
Eat your way to better health with advice from one of the nation’s leading authorities. Nutritionist and #1 New York Times best-selling author Joy Bauer offers compelling information on how specific foods can help manage, treat and in some instances even reverse common health conditions. Learn food remedies to lower cholesterol and reduce blood pressure, fight off wrinkles and promote a radiant complexion, relieve arthritis pain and boost energy, enhance brain power and protect memory — and smart secrets to losing weight and keeping it off.
A compelling departure from much of television fare, "Red Rock Serenade" takes viewers on a meditative journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks — all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven.
"Everything Comes From The Streets" features the men and women who pioneered and shaped the unique car customizing tradition of lowriding among Chicanos and Mexicans in San Diego, California, and the borderlands. The documentary tells the stories of the car craftsmen who first experimented with lowering and custom-painting cars in the 1950; later generations of lowriders who used old airplane hydraulic parts to modify their cars; and some of the first women lowriders who organized their own car clubs. This inspiring portrait of a community determined by creative self-expression and cultural preservation explores how identity and collective strength originates in the streets.
From the R&B pioneers to the teen crooners, the 1950s and early 1960s were an exciting musical time for the youth of America. In this all new MY MUSIC special, the spotlight shines on the original sounds of the American rock and pop scene with all archival footage of the hit makers in their prime. Fast songs, slow dances and the backbeat were all the rage as teenagers tuned in to their radios while they “readied for their steadies,” and went from pony tails to senior proms. The age of innocence and adolescence created rock-and-roll’s first revolution.
Break free from dieting once and for all with practical, effective advice from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a New York Times best-selling author, leading expert and board-certified physician who specializes in the prevention and reversal of disease using nutritional solutions. The program includes cooking demonstrations; advice on staying active, vibrant and healthy later in life; and nutritional methods to prevent and even reverse obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and more.
Get ready for "The Australian Bee Gees Show," a multimedia theatrical concert experience that takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy the Bee Gees left behind. With mesmerizing resemblance in sound and mannerisms to Barry, Maurice and Robin, the concert celebrates over four decades of the infectious music written by the brothers Gibb. The Australian Bee Gees have mastered the look, sound and personality of the adored trio, while cementing their reputation as the world's leading Bee Gees show.
Hosted by award-winning actor Stanley Tucci. After 25 years of playing one of television's greatest icons comes to an end, David Suchet attempts to unravel the mysterious appeal of the great detective Hercule Poirot. Along the way, he reveals what it has been like to play one of fiction's most enduring and enigmatic creations. In this entertaining and revealing documentary, Suchet allows the camera crew to follow him as he prepares for the emotional final days of filming on set.
Since people first settled in Alaska, water travel has been a necessity and part of life. For fifty years, a constant, stalwart and integral part of that history has been the blue and gold hulls of the Alaska Marine Highway ships. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Alaska's Marine Highway and join residents and visitors on an adventure through the most rugged and beautiful surroundings in our country - the Last Frontier of Alaska.
A fascinating land with a hard-fought history in a complex corner of Europe, Croatia is emerging as one of Europe's top destinations. Sampling the very best of Croatia, we start by exploring the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, we hike through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoy the thriving capital city Zagreb. Our Croatian finale: the Istrian Peninsula and its enchanting port town of Rovinj.