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Nature: Nature’s Biggest Beasts

Posted: September 6th, 2019
Being massive can have its advantages, but it brings equally immense challenges to survive. Big bodies need more fuel, more space and can attract unwanted attention. Take the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, whose huge appetite means it must take on prey ten times its weight; or the tallest of them all, the giraffe, who with such a long ...

Great Performances: Broadway’s Best 2019

Posted: July 19th, 2019
This fall’s lineup spotlights musicals, comedy and drama: “42nd Street,” the Broadway fable of a star-struck chorus girl dreaming of her big break; “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I,” Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical classic starring Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe; “Kinky ...

American Masters — N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear

Posted: September 6th, 2019
American Masters examines the enigmatic life and mind of National Medal of Arts-winner Navarro Scott Momaday, the Kiowa novelist, short-story writer, essayist and poet, in the Season 33 finale. His Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “House Made of Dawn” led to the breakthrough of Native American literature into the mainstream. The documentary delves ...

Nature: Bears

Posted: September 6th, 2019
From the mighty grizzly bear to the endearing spectacled bear (“Paddington Bear” in real-life) and from the bamboo-eating panda to the bizarre-looking sloth bear, this remarkable animal family has long captured the human imagination. Among the biggest land mammals on the planet, bears need a lot of resources to survive and must use all of their ...

Nature – Okavango: River of Dreams

Posted: August 13th, 2019
The Okavango River in Southern Africa is an unlikely oasis and lush paradise in the middle of a hostile desert that supports and feeds an incredible abundance of wildlife. Unlike most rivers that flow toward the shores of a nearby ocean, it instead runs inland through Botswana, creating a huge river delta before finally disappearing into the ...

American Masters Podcast — Season 4

Posted: October 8th, 2019
he new season of the American Masters Podcast features 10 biweekly episodes exploring the origin stories of artists and cultural figures. We hear from guests who have created bold new works through an investigation of their own personal history and learn how their upbringings may have influenced their careers. This season's guests include musicians ...

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