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FRONTLINE: Last Days of Solitary

Follow what happens to recently released prisoners when they go from solitary to the streets

With extraordinary access to the Maine State Prison, FRONTLINE: Last Days of Solitary examines the long-term effects of solitary confinement and efforts to reduce its use Tuesday, 4/18, at 9pm. Watch preview >

NOVA Holocaust Escape Tunnel

NOVA Wednesday, 4/19 at 9pm ET. Holocaust Escape Tunnel - An archeological excavation in Lithuania unearths a 100-foot escape tunnel used by 12 shackled Jews on the last night of Passover in 1944. Watch preview >

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes Thursday, 4/20 at 9pm. Examining the effects of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and the efforts under way to control and prevent them. Watch preview >

This Old House Detroit

This Old House Detroit Monday, 4/24 at 7:30pm. Windows of Detroit - Peeling paint is removed; rough plumbing begins; and the issues with the leaded stained glass windows in the living room are examined. Learn more >

This Week's Highlights
Nature Hotel Armadillo

Nature Wednesday, 4/19 at 8pm. Hotel Armadillo - An exploration of the holes dug by the elusive giant armadillo in the Brazilian rain forest. Watch preview >

Independent Lens SEED: The Untold Story

Independent Lens Thursday, 4/20 at 11pm. SEED: The Untold Story - The efforts of "seed keepers" to preserve the 12,000-year-old food legacy of humans are examined. Watch preview >

Celtic Thunder Legacy

Celtic Thunder Legacy Friday, 4/21 at 8pm. Celtic Thunder perform songs from throughout the group's career as well as selections from the members' solo projects. DVD available >

Craft in America

Craft in America Friday, 4/21 at 10pm. Nature - Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Watch preview >

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Saturday, 4/22 at 9pm. Dead Air - A new wireless provides more than entertainment as Dot's favorite radio show takes a murderous turn. Watch preview >

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife Sunday, 4/23 at 8pm. An expectant mother faces a hard choice, and her decision affects Tom more than most. Watch preview >

Home Fires

Home Fires Sunday, 4/23 at 9pm. Teresa is asked on a date; Alison worries about her involvement with the Lyons; the Brindsleys' good fortune is threatened; the Campbells have joyful news. Watch preview >

 

Ken Burns Comes to Detroit April 19

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Ken Burns, Ann Arbor native and one of America’s most acclaimed filmmakers, will discuss his latest documentary, The Vietnam War, and his career as a filmmaker at the Michigan Theater April 19 at 7:30pm. Watch a livestream of the event at dptv.org/vietnam >


REGISTER NOW: American Black Journal Community Conversation

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Join Stephen Henderson for a live in-depth discussion on the issues surrounding the southwest Detroit community April 26 at 6:30pm at the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation. Sign up here >


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