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Secrets of the Dead Delves into England’s Dark Ages with King Arthur’s Lost Kingdom

Episode Premieres Wednesday, March 27 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) King Arthur’s legacy portraits him as a Dark Ages hero.  But Secrets of the Dead: King Arthur’s Lost Kingdom gives great insight into the lives of the Brittons, Angles and Saxons, and what archaeology reveals about them.  The program constructs a map …

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Take a Road Trip Across Elvis’ America from the Back Seat of His Rolls

Independent Lens’ The King, takes us on a journey from Elvis Presley’s humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi to mega stardom, and we discover America along the way, premiering Monday, January 28, 8 to 10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Elvis’ legacy has influenced musicians, people, and our culture.  Eugene Jarecki, director/writer/producer, uses Elvis …

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Take a Road Trip Across Elvis’ America from the Back Seat of His Rolls

Independent Lens’ The King, takes us on a journey from Elvis Presley’s humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi to mega stardom, and we discover America along the way, premiering Monday, January 28, 8 to 10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Elvis’ legacy has influenced musicians, people, and our culture.  Eugene Jarecki, director/writer/producer, uses Elvis …

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Koko Gets Her PBS Closeup

Koko, the gorilla, is the ‘lovable’ subject of new documentary, premiering August 3, 8 ET on PBS. (Check local listings.)
The PBS/BBC co-production about the ‘talking gorilla’ delves into her life learning sign language from her trainer, Penny Patterson.