MANY RIVERS TO CROSS
Monday, Oct. 28th at 4:30pm
WGBH Studios on 1 Guest St.
Thursday, 9pm on WGBH 2
The small projectile points seem to be 14,500 years old, the oldest direct evidence of people in America. The weapons appear to be as old or older than points made by the Clovis, who were thought to be the first in the Americas.
Tuesday, 8pm on WBGH 2
It's been 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and the anniversary has brought with it a barrage of literature. Former NPR editor Rachel Syme keeps track of the new releases, and has listed her favorites here.
Black History Month
Watch War Letters on American Experience. Bringing you letters from the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War. Bringing to life eyewitnessaccounts of famous battles, intimate declarations of love and longing, letters written just moments before the writer was killed, and the heartbreaking "Dear John" leters from home. Airs May 31, 2011
The next in a series about the Sendai Philharmonic as it struggles to rebuild after the March disaster.
As Japan recovers, our guest blogger takes us back to the formative years of an orchestra that anchors the cultural life of northern Japan.
A personal voice highlights the central role of the orchestra in the culture of one of Japan's hardest hit cities
Congolese refugee Rose Mapendo, who settled in Phoenix in 2000 with nine of her 10 children and has since become an advocate for refugees, reunites with the child she left behind, Nangabire, after 13 years apart.
An artistic cross-pollination of in the early years of the United States results in visual art and music of distinctive character.