This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career.
Throughout the years Martin Yan has charmed both U.S. and worldwide audiences with his infectious enthusiasm and wit. With his thousands of television programs and more than 30 cookbooks, he introduces Chinese and Asian cooking to millions all over the world, expanding their culinary horizons to include the complex flavors and artistic presentations of Asian dishes. In his ...Continue Reading
This season, Community Cinema celebrates 10 years of uniting people through independent film. Available in more than 75 cities nationwide, Community Cinema presents free screenings and discussions around the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series Independent Lens. By igniting conversations around issues that affect us all, Community Cinema creates real and lasting change — both at home ...Continue Reading
Learn how vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children’s shots. NOVA’s “Vaccines – Calling the Shots” takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the ...Continue Reading
In this fast-paced, high tech world in which we’re living and learning, education must continually evolve. Hear about some of those new models of 21st century learning from experts in the education field in this video from PBS LearningMedia. The video (http://to.pbs.org/1vcJmOT) features Chris Rush from New Classrooms, who discusses the value in integrating games ...Continue Reading
From the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak, FRONTLINE follows health officials tracking the deadly disease and trying to stop its rampant spread. With special access to teams fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone, the film shows how the outbreak is endangering health- care workers, overwhelming hospitals and getting worse. Also this hour, FRONTLINE investigates accounts that ...Continue Reading