Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

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Television’s longest-running weekly natural history series, has won more than 200 honors from the television industry, parent groups, the international wildlife film community and environmental organizations, including the only award ever given to a television program by the Sierra Club.

  • Wild Way of the Vikings – spectacular natural history meets historical epic in a unique, beautiful, and revelatory journey showcasing the wildlife of the North Atlantic and its most iconic ancient civilization. The Vikings are the best known, yet most misunderstood, of all Dark Ages peoples. In this special presentation, Producer Nigel Pope will present clips from the film, with special tales from the production and exciting stories sure to inspire wonder in children of all ages. Airs 2/13 at 8 p.m.



Trust Docs: #1011 “One Man, One City, Three Evictions”

Trust Docs 1000 (11/30 minute programs) airs Thursdays at 2 a.m. beginning 12/5 – TRUST DOCS, which is in partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, takes viewers around the globe to explore under-reported stories about critical social issues through personal stories from individuals. This magazine series utilizes short documentaries to translate headlines into human experiences and covers a range of issues including the effects of war, the fight for refugee rights, struggles to adjust to climate change, housing and land rights, global mental health, changing gender identities and more.

#1011 “One Man, One City, Three Evictions” – Rio de Janeiro has experienced several waves of development in the past century. For Altair Guimaraes the changes have affected him directly. Brought up in a favela, he has been evicted three times as a result of Rio’s developments. As Brazil tries to gain global recognition and increase tourism, locals like Altair are forced to relocate despite property titles. Now, their struggles are becoming a symbol of a global phenomenon.

airs 2/13 at 2 a.m.



Author Webcasts at Read.gov

The Library of Congress Center for the Book hosts a series of author webcasts and posts them on their website. Here you can see and hear favorite authors discuss their work.

The list of authors includes webcasts by R.L. Stine, Jon Scieszka, Katherine Paterson, Stephenie Meyer, Toni Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Jan Brett and more.

Scroll through the list at read.gov/webcasts.