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  • Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV + Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / PBS Video App. Investigating Russian war crimes through eyewitness accounts, videos and exclusive 3D data. With the AP and SITU, mapping the atrocities in Bucha, Ukraine. Also, the story of a family's struggle to reunite after separation at the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand now on YouTube and with KPBS Passport! Join Rick Steves on an alpine adventure in this hour-long thin-air thriller! From Italy to Austria all the way to France, the episode is packed with scenic train rides, breathtaking lifts, majestic glaciers, and unforgettable hikes. In this greatest-hits blitz of the Alps, Rick celebrates both nature and culture while visiting the high points of Europe.
  • Premieres Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS Video App. Mary Berry shares her ultimate Christmas feast with all the trimmings. Friends and Chefs Angela Hartnett and Monica Galetti join her to share favorite festive recipes from their heritage and Mary and TV host Rylan Clark try and convert some kids to Brussels sprouts.
  • Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand now with PBS Video App. This film challenges the long-held belief that America's first Thanksgiving was held in Plymouth, Mass., and chronicles how the discovery of the Nibley papers led to a friendly rivalry between Virginia and Massachusetts about who can rightfully lay claim to the birth of America's Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 at 11 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 a.m. on KPBS 2 / Watch now with KPBS Passport! For Sandy White Hawk, the story of America's Indian Adoption Era is not one of saving children but of destroying families and tribes. As an adoption survivor, Sandy sets out to reclaim the missing pieces of her stolen past and discovers that her's was not an isolated case. The film explores the communal healing that is sparked by the return of this stolen generation, as Sandy helps organize the first annual Welcome Home Ceremony in the community from which she was removed over 60 years.
  • Premieres Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS Video App. Go behind-the-scenes of this thrilling MASTERPIECE mystery series with cast and crew. Featuring Kate Phillips (Wolf Hall) as Victorian London’s brilliant, beautiful and first-ever female sleuth, and Stuart Martin (Medici) as her friend and associate.
  • Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. on KPBS 2 / PBS Video App. Guest: Tamara Keith, NPR White House Correspondent. Remember when the midterms were boring? Those were the days. As the dust settles on the most surprising US midterm elections in decades, "what" happened is becoming clearer. But "why" it happened is a harder question to answer.
  • Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand now with PBS Video App. The film captures how the seeds for potential reconciliation were planted in the same fields where slave masters once terrorized. This film shares how one community came together in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination and offers an example of how communities can lean on their shared heritage to progress.
  • Premieres Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 from 8 -10 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday, Nov 27 from 8 - 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / PBS Video App. Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of King Tut’s tomb by exploring the mysteries of his life and burial. Egyptian archeologist Dr. Yasmin El Shazly and photography Mahmoud Rashad meet with historians and scientists to inspect historical inconsistencies.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / PBS Video App. Experience the story of the Oscar-winning Indigenous artist from her rise to prominence in New York's Greenwich Village folk music scene through her six-decade groundbreaking career as a singer-songwriter, social activist, educator and artist.
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