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The War That Made America

The War That Made America logo"The War That Made America" brings to life a vastly important—but often misunderstood—period of American history, a period that set in motion forces that would culminate in the American Revolution. The dramatic documentary tells the story of the French and Indian War (1754-1763), which began in the wilderness of the Pennsylvania frontier and spread throughout the colonies, into Canada, and ultimately around the world. Narrated and hosted by Graham Greene, the Academy-Award nominated actor for "Dances With Wolves" and an Oneida Indian whose ancestors fought in this war, "The War That Made America" combines a commitment to accuracy with a compelling filmed portrayal of the dangerous world of the 18th-century frontier. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious y...

The Woodwright's Shop

The Woodwright's Shop logoEmbarking on his 29th season on PBS, Roy Underhill notches another year of amazing longevity as host of The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill, one of the longest-running continuing productions on PBS and dubbed “the best how-to program since Julia Child started rattling pots and pans.”

The World of Chemistry

The World of Chemistry logoThe World of Chemistry is a television series on introductory chemistry hosted by Nobel prize-winning chemist Roald Hoffmann. The series consists of 26 half-hour video programs, along with coordinated books, which explore various topics in chemistry through experiments conducted by Stevens Point emeritus professor Don Showalter the "series demonstrator" and interviews with working chemists, it also includes physics and earth science related components. The series was produced by the University of Maryland, College Park and the Educational Film Center and was funded by the Annenberg/CPB Project, it was filmed in 1988 and first aired on PBS in 1990. This series supports science standards recognized nationally by the United States and is still widely used in high school and college chemistry ...

This Emotional Life

This Emotional Life logoPsychologist Daniel Gilbert ("Stumbling on Happiness") hosts this three-part look at the emotional side of life.
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This Old House

This Old House logoThe Emmy Award winning This Old House is the television's premier home improvement series. The show that unlocked America's passions for home, celebrates its 25th anniversary season on PBS this year. This Old House's mission is to demystify the home improvement process and to celebrate the fusion on old world craftsmanship and modern technology. Each season features two renovation projects. Project One traditionally consists of eighteen or more so episodes and is filmed in Massachusetts. Project Two is taped in a different region of the country to highlight the variety of American architectural styles and renovation issues. Additionally, the second project is generally located in a town with a mild climate where outdoor work can be undertaken in the winter months. New episodes of This Old ...

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson logoThomas Jefferson is a two-part portrait of one of the most fascinating and complicated figures ever to walk across America’s public stage – the enigmatic and brilliant third president. Thomas Jefferson embodies within his own life the most profound contradictions of American history: as the author of the Declaration of Independence, he gave voice to the fervent desire for freedom, but he also owned more than 150 human beings and never saw fit to free them. Jefferson also made himself into a true renaissance man – a scholar, a philosopher, a diplomat, an aesthete, and an architect. As a young man, he was transformed by the fire of the Enlightenment into America’s most articulate voice for human liberty. Torn between his desire for a serene family life at Monticello and his passion ...

Time Team America

Time Team America logoTIME TEAM AMERICA is a new science-reality series from PBS that sends archaeologists on a race against time to excavate historic sites around the nation. The team has 72 hours to uncover the buried secrets of their assigned digs using the latest technology, decades of expertise and their own sharp wits. Host Colin Campbell guides each expedition as viewers peer over the shoulders of diggers, scientists and historians at work. You never know what they'll dig up next!

Timothy Goes to School

Timothy Goes to School logoTimothy Goes to School explores the experiences and feelings of children in kindergarten. This series teaches youngsters how to behave in school and having a positive attitude - feeling good in school and learning more about the world. A raccoon named Timothy starts kindergarten, and meets many new people and many new friends. He helps others with their challenges and they would help Timothy on something he is struggling on. Yoko, a japanese cat who is one of Timothy's best friends is a very talented violin player, Fritz the badger is another one of Timothy's friends who wants to discover new things, leaving a mess behind. Charles is a shy little mouse while Nora is a loud little mouse. Claude is a smart raccoon who thinks he is better than everyone else, Lily is a forgetful fox, Grace is ...

Tots TV

Tots TV logoWelcome to the Tots TV guide at TV Tome. Tots Tv was an older show based on three "Puppet" kids: Tiny, Tom, and Tilly. It was more of an educational show, that taught kids languages. For example, Tilly speaks French. Each episode was an adventure of exploring new things and going on hunts.

Tracks Ahead

Tracks Ahead logoThe hit PBS series Tracks Ahead has a unique appeal for train lovers of all ages. Now broadcast on more than 200 PBS stations across America, Japan, host Spencer Christian (formerly of ABC's Good Morning America fame) presents the best of steam locomotives, railroad stories, model trains and art.
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