Explore the collapse of the salmon population and plans to shore up their numbers with NATURE in Salmon: Running the Gauntlet. Hunt the Ghosts of Murdered Kings in Ireland with NOVA and search for the Bones of Buddha on Secrets of the Dead.
Chaz Ebert talks with Tavis about meeting Quentin Tarantino for the first time. In the full conversation, she comments on spearheading the new documentary, Life Itself, chronicling the life of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.
Graham Nash VIDEO
Some of us got to see him up close and personal when he spoke at the International Folk Alliance's festivities in February. He didn't really focus on his photography then, but Mr. Nash is actually quite good. Not to mention that the long-awaited CSNY Live 1974 box set will be released this month too! From WEDU Arts Plus
With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point. Thirteen states from the South seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Union military leaders, along with Lincoln himself, realized that ending the rebellion rested on controlling the Western Theater territory, the area between the Appalachians and the Mississippi River. CIVIL WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY examines this well-documented conflict through the lens of the Western Campaign, which dramatically shaped the final outcome of the Civil War. Narrated by Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey), the five-part series features poignant letters…
PHOX: “Slow Motion” VIDEO
According to the band, PHOX is "a bunch of friends from the Midwestern circus hamlet, Baraboo, WI, a place where kids often drink poisoned groundwater and become endowed mutants. They make music that straddles Feist and Monty Python." They came through town last week to play at The Riot Room and took time out to play songs from their self-titled debut album in Bridge Studio A. See more exclusive in studio performances from The Bridge: bridge909.org
It was one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. history. Officially, the death toll was 1,500. Unofficially, the count may have been far higher. When it mysteriously exploded on April 27, 1865, the Mississippi steamboat SS Sultana was packed with Union soldiers. The war had ended that month; at every stop more and more men clamored to board the homeward-bound ship, which blew up mid-river. However, the story of the sinking quickly vanished from the papers. What really sank the Sultana? Was it Confederate sabotage? Securing the original investigative report and its archives allows the team to forensically examine…