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May 2018 Program Highlights:

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY) - Television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira hosts The Great American Read, a new eight-part television series premiering with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Seven years into a brutal civil war in Syria, we are reminded how fragile states can lead to regional instability, cause humanitarian crises and fall prey to extremist organizations, such as ISIS. On this episode we look at why some states become fragile; how it affects the people who live there; and the U.S. approach to getting fragile states back on their feet.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

(Rochester, NY) - May's edition of Backstage Pass with host Julia Figueras features members of the Society for Chamber Music in Rochester (SCMR). The SCMR presents Chamber Music concerts featuring musicians of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Eastman School of Music as well as selected local and visiting artists.



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