The Latino community represents the United States' largest growing demographic. THE LATIN VIEW is designed to appeal to civic-minded Latinos, serving as an intellectual and inclusive resource for viewers. Nationally known and regarded individuals are incorporated into video roll-ins and serve as guest panelists to review and debate a wide range of topics including: bilingual education, immigration policy, business opportunities, profiling and other interests and concerns of the Latino community.
This episode explores one of the most unique phenomena in geology; Hexagonal pillars of Basalt lava that were revealed during the last Ice Age. Located in the Eastern Sierra, this rare and beautiful feature ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. The region reveals a volatile geologic history, with reminders bubbling up from the valley floor. Baumann interviews Park Superintendent, Deanna Dulen, and USGS geologist, Mike Clynne. Baumann reaches his destination, and paints the Minarets of the Sierras overlooking the park itself.
Inner World: Music & Brain Health, Acupuncture's Healing Power, Brain Food: Nuts, Healing Moment: Waterfalls.
Ouch. It's one of the clearest and most noticeable signs that our bodies are getting older. Whether it's a diagnosed condition like arthritis, back pain or even just the creaks and moans that come with all that mileage, everything hurts just a little bit more. We'll talk about strategies for managing pains big and small, and how you don't have to let pain get in the way of the things you love to do.
Meet the charismatic pioneering activist whose rallying cry of "su voto es su voz" (your vote is your voice) started a grassroots movement that transformed the nation's political landscape and paved the way for the growing power of the Latino vote.
Rudolfo Anaya was the first Hispanic American writer to achieve major publishing success with his landmark novel, Bless Me, Ultima, in print since 1972. Recipient of the National Medal for the Arts, Anaya has demonstrated a lifelong determination to persevere - through poverty, catastrophic injury and an almost insurmountable artistic struggle to publish - and in the end, succeed. "Rudolfo Anaya: The Magic Of Words," is a vital reference to the authentic culture of Hispanic New Mexico. And while the wellspring of Anaya's stories is New Mexico, his insight is invaluable to understand the quest by all Hispanic Americans for cultural identity, recognition and respect.
Tommy Emmanuel is arguably one of the most exciting, brilliant and powerful guitar masters on earth. Walking in the legacy of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and many others Tommy has dazzled audiences worldwide with his sheer mastery of the instrument. WoodSongs is excited to welcome back our friend for his sixth appearance on our broadcast as we help Tommy celebrate the release of his brand new album It's Never Too Late.
SCULLY/THE WORLD SHOW is devoted to one-on-one interviews with some of the world's most significant and famous personalities. Host Robert Scully has been described by Canadian daily La Presse as "the best interviewer on television." Since its debut in Canada in 1983, the series has featured Nobel laureates, heads of state, royalty, authors, financiers, athletes, designers, diplomats and philanthropists.
This week Dennis Wholey begins an incredibly important conversation with four Muslims living in America. The discussion explores guest's positive and negative experiences in the United States during a time in which America is struggling to define itself socially, politically and culturally. This program is designed to offer regular Muslims a voice during a period in time in which they regularly have none.
When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination.
Downhill Racer - When George hears about the annual soapbox derby, he enlists Allie to help him make the coolest car a monkey could drive. But even with the help of Bill's instruction manual, building a car takes a lot of work and car parts sure are hard to find. Will their car made out of wagon wheels, a kayak, and brakes from a buggy race past the finish line or are they on a crash course? Book Monkey - George loves books and helping others, so volunteering to help the librarian is a no-brainer! But when she is called away, George may have volunteered for a bigger job than he expected. He does his best to reshelf books, but when people can't find what they're looking for, he starts over from scratch. After he sorts by the color, then size, then subject, how will the exhausted little monkey react when the librarian tells him that books are also sorted alphabetically?
Beaver Boy loses a tooth. Quack's pond is covered with ice and he can't find the fish. Pocoyo: Double Bubble - Pocoyo and Elly learn to share the bubble maker.
FAMILY GET TOGETHER: The Bears are hosting a family reunion, but the cubs doubt they'll enjoy spending time with relatives they've never met. The cubs' first impression of two cousins only confirms their opinion; Sylvester and Penelope are just too different to consider getting acquaintance with. However, as the day unfolds, Brother and Sister get to know them better and discover they've not only met new cousins, they've made new friends too. THE STINKY MILK MYSTERY: When Bother and Sister accidentally allow Farmer Ben's cows to get loose from their pen, his farm dog helps herd them back and the cubs decide not to tell Farmer Ben, afraid he won't invite them back for another visit. However when the cows' milk mysteriously turns sour, the cubs fear that something must have happened when the cows were loose and that they're responsible. Now they're doubly afraid to tell the truth. Twigging that something is up, Papa casually tells the cubs a story about how he once made things a lot worse when he didn't fess up to something he did. That's enough to help the cubs make the right decision and they race off back to Farmer Ben's and tell him what happened. Farmer Ben is pleased they told the truth and that they've learned their lesson and the cubs are relieved to find that the cows are fine. Their milk only went sour because they must have eaten onion weed when they were out of the pen.
Fitness Frenzy: Spring City is hosting a Fun Run and it's up to Bob and the team to build a brand new fitness trail. Scoop's idol, Skye Sampson, is a renowned athlete and is organizing the event. Since Scoop can't participate in the Fun Run himself, he organizes the Muscle Machine Games and accidentally breaks the fitness trail equipment. A race against the clock, the team pulls together to finish the job before the event begins. Learning Goals: To introduce fitness and healthful eating. To recognize the value of teamwork and team building. Ballroom Blitz: Ballroom Blitz, TV dance sensation, is coming to Spring City! Bob and the team are building a sprung dance floor for the occasion to appease the star dancer, Sylvain de Souza. Team Bob and the Spring City Rockets catch dance fever, but Lofty's dancing attempts only result in him damaging part of the dance floor. Despite Lofty's self-doubt, Sylvain encourages him to follow his dreams. The team rallies to repair the floor in time for the performance and Wendy takes the stage to dance with Sylvain. Learning Goals: To recognize, reproduce, and extend patterns in counting and with concrete materials. To explore light and reflection. To understand that accomplishing a task sometimes takes practice.
Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse. Upon investigating, the gang finds a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! In trying to stop the woodpecker to save Hal's roof, and allow them to get back to band practice, the gang finds out more about woodpeckers and what exactly this one is looking for. Here Comes the Sun - Tally ho! Today Nature Cat leads his pals on an amazing adventure, to go see the Golden Sunstone! All is going well on the trek over until Nature Cat accidentally breaks the compass! Uh oh, now how are they going to tell which direction to go in? As Nature Cat panics, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal find other ways to determine which direction to go and save the day!
Prairie Dawn learns that it doesn't matter if you're a boy or girl, anyone can dress-up and play any way they want. Also featuring Cookie Monster's Smart Cookies, and Elmo's World. Brought to you by the letter D and the number 15.
Milan and Harison go deep, comparing bottom feeders at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific to those in the wild. While at the California Science Center's Big Lab, Max and Brian create model sailboats and the set sail in the Pacific to determine the most efficient design. And Dragonfly TV heads to the La Brea Tar Pits to check out the Ice Age inhabitants of L.A.
At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask.
A common question that the Curiosity Quest crew receives is, "How do you make the show?" So we pulled together behind the scenes footage from host Joel Greene and the crew as they travels around the U.S. to create new episodes of Curiosity Quest.
Noticing that everyone in her family is overworked, overtired, and overstressed, Maya concludes that they all have been missing "family time" - quality time spent alone as a family. Maya and Miguel plan a camping trip to a state park - and do all the planning and packing themselves to make things easier on their very busy parents and grandmother. But when they arrive at their campsite, the kids have forgotten some essentials - and rain, wildlife, and a capsized boat threaten to make their escape a disaster. In the end, however, la familia Santos discovers the only thing they really need is time together.
O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s.
Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders and scientists in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
David Boies is a highly distinguished American trial lawyer who has litigated some of the highest profile cases in recent history talks with Jeffrey Toobin, prominent legal journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker, senior analyst for CNN, and author of The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. The two discuss Boies' book Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality, a dramatic and up-close account of his arguments, and ultimate triumph, in the landmark Supreme Court case which struck down Proposition 8, reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California.
Fall is often the 'take it easy' season in the garden, but a little preplanning will make gardening easier next spring. For some great gardening tips join us as we GardenSMART.
In historic St. Augustine harbor, Sarah goes aboard the Spanish ship El Galeon and talks with Capt. Menendez about his voyage to the new world. Roger paints the bow of the ship using oils on a large canvas in his studio.
Republican Senator Trent Lott and Democrat Senator Tom Daschle both are both former Majority leaders of the Senate. Because of the important issues they raise in their book, Crisis Point, two episodes of Between the Lines will be dedicated to exploring a deeper understanding of why our political system is broken and what we must do to fix it. In this episode, Part I, our focus is on how this crisis happened. In our next episode we'll concentrate on what we and our government must do to repair the damage.
One of the principle architects of the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq, a senior Obama administration Middle East policymaker and an exiled cousin of Syrian President Assad, discuss and debate U.S. policy options in the world's most chaotic region, past, present and future. Guests: Ribal al-Assad, founder and director, Organization for Democracy and Freedom in Syria, Tamara Cofman Wittes, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (Obama Administration), Douglas Feith, Former Undersecretary of Defense For Policy (Bush Administration).
NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world.
Every weeknight, the Emmy winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day's essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
The Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival highlights the uniqueness and rarity of one of Idyllwild's most precious native flowers. This beautiful lily that grows only above 4000 feet is a true gem. Join Huell and the good people of Idyllwild as they spend the day celebrating the Lemon Lily, there's even a Lemon Lily song!
Huell travels to Sutters Fort in Sacramento to learn all about the kinds of "doctoring" that took place during the Gold Rush. It's not always pretty, but you may be surprised at how well they did with such primitive tools.
The Carrizo Plain is a southerly extension of the San Juan Valley, about 20 miles southwest of Bakersfield. Its 250,000 acres allow visitors to imagine what much of California was like 300 years ago. Huell learns about its rare plants and animals, as well as its human history.
Huell travels to Pismo Beach on the coast 10 miles south of San Luis Obispo, and learns how its famous clams, plentiful in the region at the turn of the century, did their part in creating an image for one of the last of the classic California beach towns.
Enjoy dazzling modern rock and soul. British sensation Florence blazes through songs from her latest LP, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. San Diego's Andra Day sings tunes from her soulful debut, Cheers to the Fall.
The Broad Street Ballroom, an architectural landmark in New York's Wall Street district, provided the perfect backdrop for a riveting performance by musical visionary Sturgill Simpson. A massive mural depicting the history of seafaring wraps around the entire room, echoing the central concept of Simpson's acclaimed new album A Sailor's Guide to Earth, which he played in full for an ecstatic crowd of 400 winners and invited guests. Backed by a powerful horn section, Sturgill reconfigured the arrangements for songs from his breakthrough album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, and even delivered an emotional version of the soul classic "You Don't Miss Your Water" to round out an unforgettable night.
The universe is strange and wondrous-dauntingly vast, menacingly violent, infinitely complex. There are explanations, but is there a final explanation?
Election 2016: Catholic Voters - As part of the program's ongoing election coverage, Kim Lawton looks at Catholic voters. In 2012, Catholics were almost evenly divided between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and sharp divisions remain this cycle as well. Lawton reports on the variety of issues Catholic voters are stressing, and the efforts of both campaigns to reach out to them. Liberian Entrepreneur Chid Liberty - In Liberia, still recovering from civil war and the ebola crisis, most people remain in deep poverty, partly because its economy has been largely dependent on exporting their raw materials, not finished products. But a creative American is changing that. His name is Chid Liberty. He's Liberian born and raised in Wisconsin. He says he was happy in the U.S. until he felt a call to go back to Liberia and start a factory. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on Liberty's success, in spite of Liberia's many problems. Chid told Fred, "I realized that without going back to Liberia I would never really know who I am ..."