Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the women who shaped the world and those who continue to shape it.

Recently

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 6:00am
The Julia Child 105th birthday celebration begins this weekend!  
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Discover how WWI transformed America through the stories of African-American soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:00pm
Discover how WWI transformed America through the stories of African-American soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
In Soldier On: Life After Deployment three women — Natasha Young, Amanda Tejada and Lyndsey Lyons — confront the challenges of readjusting to civilian life after their post-9/11 military service.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
The documentary explores the efforts to find soldiers and their survivors sketched by Elizabeth Black, a Pittsburgh artist who sketched charcoal portraits of American soldiers across Europe during World War II.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
'Portraits for the Home Front' explores Elizabeth Black and her soldier sketches in World War II
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:00pm
In Soldier On: Life After Deployment three women — Natasha Young, Amanda Tejada and Lyndsey Lyons — confront the challenges of readjusting to civilian life after their post-9/11 military service.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world.
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
A tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Margaret "Maggie" Ringenberg (1921-2008), a U.S. Army Air Force WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) and renowned long-distance aviation racer.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915).
Wednesday, March 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.
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Meet immigrant activist Angy Rivera, the country’s only advice columnist for undocumented youth.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 9:00pm
Join us as we remember the late great Mary Tyler Moore with this encore presentation. 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
See the first standup comediennes to appear on television and the sitcom stars who followed.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Join beloved funny lady Carol Burnett as she presents her own personally selected favorite moments from her long-running variety series The Carol Burnett Show.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Julia Robinson, a pioneer among American women in mathematics, rose to prominence in a field where often she was the only woman.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:30pm
Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who’s had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Powder & the Glory tells the story of two of the first highly successful women entrepreneurs in America, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein.

Ongoing

PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country profiled young people breaking down stereotypes. How does it feel to be the only girl in the room, or boy on the team? Watch On-Demand
Three generations of Minnesota's military women share their stories of service from WWII to Vietnam to Afghanistan. 
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