History

The Response: America's Story

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 9:00pm

The Response: America's Story asks listeners to respond to this: “Tell us why you, your parents, or your grandparents came to live in America.”

Secrets of the Dead: Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:00pm

Uncover new evidence tracing many of Leonardo da Vinci’s ideas and inventions to other scientists.

Last Days of Jesus

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 8:00pm

In recent years, historians and religious experts have uncovered evidence that may shed new light on Jesus’ final days.

Apocalypse Now Redux & Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro at the Dryden Theatre

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:00pm

Apocalypse Now Redux introduced by Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, Friday, March 24 at the Dryden Theatre

Dead Reckoning: War & Justice

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:00pm

Civilians worldwide are increasingly the targets of war crimes.

Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:00pm

In Calculating Ada:The Countess of Computing, Dr. Hannah Fry (The Mathematics of Love) explores the short yet remarkable life of Ada Lovelace, a Victorian-era British socialite and one of the world’s earliest computer pioneers.

The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross MARATHON

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 12:00pm

Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking six-part series.

Africa's Great Civilizations On-Demand Through 3/27/17

Watch On-Demand: Henry Louis Gates, Jr chronicles a sweeping 200,000-year journey of discovery, showing the complexity, grandeur and diversity of many millennia of undiscussed and unknown details about Africa’s compelling and dramatic history.

Patsy Cline: American Masters

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:00pm

Born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Winchester, Virginia, Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963) defined modern country music by using her singular talent and heart‐wrenching emotional depth to break down barriers of gender, class and genre.

The Victoria FINALE & Victoria After-Party

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 9:00pm

Give the first season of this regal new series a royal sendoff with cast members and creators.

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