Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

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Legacy in Stone

This documentary examines one of the largest archaeological finds in eastern North America, the Peace Bridge Site, located in Fort Erie, Ontario. Here, archaeologists are working with the Native American community to construct a more complete picture of life here thousands of years ago. Almost continuously between 2000 B.C. and A.D. 1500, people used this site as a source for stone raw materials, leaving behind many thousands of artfully crafted artifacts as well as abundant food and other remains of a lifeway that changed significantly over the millennia.

Airs 2/18 at 4 a.m.


Saving Brinton: America Reframed

– History teacher Mike Zahs uncovers a trove of 19th century show reels of one of America’s first motion picture impresarios, William Franklin Brinton. Zahs sets out to restore these show reels and present them to today’s audiences. In this portrait of an unlikely Midwestern folk hero, SAVING BRINTON offers a meditation on the legacy of illusionist Frank Brinton, and the magic of living history.

Airs 2/25 at 9 p.m.