The 1997-1998 rainfall season was the second wettest (47.22 inches) in the 149 seasons recorded beginning in 1849. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 1998 trip to the City by the Bay featured a modest-looking Eskimo hunting helmet with an estimated value that has swelled from its original $65,000 to $75,000 to $100,000 to $125,000, while a 1385 English silver spoon declined from $10,000 to $20,000 to $5,000 to $8,000.
Musical icon Billy Joel is captured at his electrifying best in this series of stadium concerts taped in 1987, the first fully staged, high-energy rock show ever presented in the Soviet Union. The program features classic songs and hits including “Only the Good Die Young,” “Big Shot,” “Uptown Girl,” “A Matter of Trust,” “You May Be Right,” “Innocent Man,” “Honesty,” “Allentown” and a cover of the Beatles’ “Back in the U.S.S.R.”
America's favorite travel guide Rick Steves savors classic European cuisine — from garlicky snails and handmade mozzarella to savory bouillabaisse, hearty wurst and other regional specialties. He also dines on gourmet tapas in Galicia, visits a cozy trattoria in Rome, tastes the catch of the day in Greece and sips wines from ancient vines in Burgundy.
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Martha shows how to sugar fresh mint leaves to use for garnish instead of candied flower.
Hosted by Emmy-winning actress Patricia Clarkson, PBS PREVIEWS: THE ROOSEVELTS will provide a sneak peek lead-in to the broadcast premiere of the seven-part, 14-hour documentary that will air for seven consecutive nights beginning on Sunday, September 14, 2014. The preview program will take viewers inside the making of the epic film that weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY marks the first time the Roosevelts’ individual stories have been woven into a single narrative, following the family’s story for…