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Airs Fridays at 8 p.m. & Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on KPBS TV
Hillary Clinton continues to deal with the fallout from a State Department report critical of her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. The Democratic frontrunner is also reaching out to appeal to rival Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters to unite behind her campaign ahead of what is likely to be a contentious general election match-up against Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman surpassed the 1,238 delegates he needed to secure the Republican nomination this week. But Trump is still waiting for House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican to endorse him. Molly Ball of The Atlantic, Michael Scherer of TIME and Josh Gerstein of POLITICO will report on the tightening presidential race between Trump and Clinton — two candidates with extremely high unfavorable ratings.
Airs Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 12 p.m. on KPBS TV
One of the most important—not to mention notorious—stage works of the 20th century, “Lulu” is the drama of a young woman who sexually and emotionally dominates a wide range of willing victims, both male and female. Herself a victim of society, she seems to embody all the frightening aspects of the human condition, a combination of primal instinct and distinctly modern amorality. Lothar Koenigs conducts.
Airs Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Join co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna for the 27th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The "National Memorial Day Concert" airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before an audience of hundreds of thousands, millions at home, and to our troops around the world via American Forces Network.
Airs Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Filmed at New York's The Town Hall theater and hosted by best-selling author and comedian Baratunde Thurston, TED TALKS “War And Peace” explores the impact of war through the eyes of those who have experienced its every aspect: soldiers, journalists, doctors, mothers and more. Featuring thought-provoking ideas, short films and a special musical performance by Rufus Wainwright, this program explores the complex issues surrounding conflict and how we can build a better future without it.
Airs Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects almost 30 percent of the 834,467 Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans treated through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Consumed by anger and traumatic memories long after their return, soldiers often resort to drugs or suicide to end their suffering. Filmmaker Laurent Bécue-Renard provides a searing account of how the disorder has affected veterans and their families in “Of Men And War,” an unparalleled look at the enduring consequences of PTSD and the role treatment can play in helping soldiers reclaim their lives.