Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Primetime Highlights »»»

The Abolitionists: American Experience

The Abolitionists: American Experience
»»» Tonight at 7:00 on LPB

Part One at 7: Shared beliefs about slavery bring together Angelina Grimke, the daughter of a Charleston plantation family, who moves north and becomes a public speaker against slavery; Frederick Douglass, a young slave who becomes hopeful when he hears about the abolitionists; William Lloyd Garrison, who founds the newspaper The Liberator, a powerful voice for the movement; Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose first trip to the South changes her life and her writing; and John Brown, who devotes his life to the cause. Part Two at 8: Douglass escapes slavery, eventually joining Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. The divide between North and South deepens, touching off a crisis that is about to careen out of control.
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Frontline

Frontline
»»» Tonight at 9:00 on LPB

Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria - "Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end.
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P.O.V.

P.O.V.
»»» Tonight at 10:00 on LPB

Tough Love - Having lost custody of their children, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts and reunite their families. Acknowledging their past parenting mistakes, both contend with a complex bureaucracy to prove they deserve a second chance.
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Martin Yan’s Taste of Vietnam

Martin Yan’s Taste of Vietnam
»»» Tonight at 8:00 on LPB3

The Fruit of Dragons - Dragon fruit is a colorful and tasty treat that is prized all over Asia. Martin visits one of the largest dragon fruit farms in Vietnam to learn all about this exotic fruit. From a local chef he learns how versatile dragon fruit can be by staging an entire banquet using dragon fruit as a central ingredient. Recipes: Shrimp & Fruit Salad for the Dragons, Vietnamese-Inspired Duck Cassoulet.
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