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Monday, October 1, 2018
cROSSING THE dIVIDE
 

Full Monday Schedule
MONDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SOCIAL STUDIES
LATINO AMERICANS - Pride and Prejudice 7-8 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
Witness the creation of the proud "Chicano" identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos. View  Additional Airs

LATINO AMERICANS - Peril and Promise 8-9 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
A look at thet past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami during the Mariel exodus and with hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans fleeing civil wars, death squads and unrest to go north into a new lands. View  Additional Airs

LOCAL USA - K-Town '92: Reporters 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
A look at the city-wide civil unrest that erupted in Los Angeles in 1992 after the acquittal of police officers accused of brutally beating Rodney King. Preview  Additional Airs

P.O.V. - Dark Money 10-11:30 pm NHPBS CH. 11.3 / 956
Follow an investigative reporter through a political thriller to expose the shadowy world of unlimited, anonymous campaign contributions threatening to upend Montana's government and the very integrity of American democracy. Preview  Additional Airs


KIDS
NATURE CAT- Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off 8-8:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The gang goes on an uphill adventure as they discover where a stream begins. View Stream and Shout View Hal's Day Off Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - PEEP AND THE BIG WIDE WORLD - The Very Big Rock - Landforms and flow of water
NHPBS VIDEO - WWINDOWS TO THE WILD - Hiking for Hunger
WEB RESOURCE - U.S. MINT - Lesson plans

ON THIS DATE
International Coffee Day/National Lace Day/Willy Wonka Day
1957 - "In God We Trust" first appears on US currency
1975 - Ali defeats Frazier in "Thrilla in Manilla "
1992 - Cartoon Network launched
Birthdays
1910 - Gangster Bonnie Parker
1924 - President Jimmy Carter
1924 - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Rehnquist
1935 - Actor Julie Andrews
1947 - Co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons Dave Arneson
1969 - Actor Zach Galifianakis

 

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
mAYO
 

Full Tuesday Schedule
TUESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SOCIAL STUDIES
FRONTLINE - Trump's Showdown 9-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Go inside President Trump's fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice. With the threat of impeachment growing, Trump wages unprecedented war against the Special Counsel, FBI and even his own Attorney General.. Preview  Additional Airs

LANGUAGE ARTS
GREAT AMERICAN READ - Villains & Monsters 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Learn why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
WILD KRATTS -
Box Turtled In! - 6:30-7 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Preview  Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
Lessons From a Long Life Cycle - Box Turtles
NHPBS VIDEO - EONS - How the Turtle Got Its Shell
WEB RESOURCE - UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA -
Turtle Identification Key

ON THIS DATE
Peanuts Day/Custodial Workers Day
1902 - Tale of Peter Rabbit published
1950 - Peanuts cartoon first published
1959 - Twilight Zone premieres on CBS
1967 - Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first African-Amerian Supreme Court Justice
Birthdays
1800 - Slave rebellion leader Nat Turner
1869 - Activist Mahatma Gandhi
1879 - Author Wallace Stevens,
1890 - Comedian Groucho Marx
1949 - Photographer Annie Leibovitz

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Wild France
 

Full Wednesday Schedule
WEDNESDAY HIGHLIGHTS

SCIENCE
NATURE - Animal Misfits 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. View  Additional Airs

NOVA - Operation Bridge Rescue 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Follow the rebuilding of the 19th century Blenheim Covered Bridge. Watch elite craftsmen raise this engineering icon under grueling time pressure and witness traditional artisans in China restoring ancient covered bridges to ensure their survival. Preview  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
INDEPENDENT LENS - East of Salinas 6:00 -7:00 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
With little support at home, Salinas, California third grader Jose Ansaldo often turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Preview  Additional Airs

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - The Woman In The Iron Coffin 10-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
READY JET GO! -
Mindy's Bedtime/Galileo, Galileo! - 8-8:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Sydney and Jet are having a hard time explaining to Mindy that the Sun doesn't move - the Earth is moving around the Sun, so the Sun seems to move. Sean, dressed as Galileo, explainins how the planets move.
Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA - READY JET GO! -
Three Rules to Be a Planet
NHPBS VIDEO - IT'S OK TO BE SMART - When Is It Winter On Other Planets?
WEB RESOURCE - NASA - Planets

ON THIS DATE
Walk To School Day
1863 - President Lincoln designates the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day
1932 - Iraq gains independence from the UK
1990 - German Democratic Republic becomes part of Federal Republic of Germany
1995 - OJ Simpson aquitted
Birthdays
1941 - Musician Chubby Checker
1949 - Musician Lindsey Buckingham
1954 - Musician Stevie Ray Vaughan
1969 - Musician Gwen Stefani

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018
China
 

Full Thursday Schedule
THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS

HEALTH
ROADS TO RECOVERY - 8-9 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
With the help of experts and personal stories, Roads to Recovery is a toolbox on how to navigate the pathways to treatment. View  Additional Airs

HEROIN EFFECT - 9-10 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
An honest yet surprisingly hopeful look at what addiction really looks like, who is working on the grassroots level to fight it and how we can help with recovery efforts in our own communities.  Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES

JAMESTOWN - Episode Two - 8-9 pm NH EXPLORE CH. 11 /11.2/ 801
Farlow and Redwick's disdain for the women intensifies. When a mysterious illness spreads, they see an opportunity to exploit the outspoken Verity. Jocelyn must use her guile to help her friend.  View  Additional Airs

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science 6-7 pm NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat? View  Additional Airs

KIDS
SPLASH AND BUBBLES -
Deflated Dunk/Kelp Forest Keepers - 10:30-11 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Splash, Dunk and Bubbles spend the day with Tidy, the Garibaldi Fish, as "kelp forest keepers." Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
DRAGONFLY TV - Kelp Forest
NHPBS VIDEO - IT"S OK TO BE SMART -
The Only Animal That Weeps
WEB RESOURCE - NOAA - What is a kelp forest?

ON THIS DATE
National Taco Day/World Animal Day
/Dick Tracy Day
1963 - Hurricane Flora kills 6,000 in Cuba and Haiti
1965 - Pope VI arrives in NY, first Pope to visit the US
Birthdays
1626 -  Lord Protector of Great Britain Richard Cromwell
1835 - Opera singer and Dublin, NH native Jenny Twitchell Kempton
1861 - Painter and sculptor Frederic Remington
1880 - Journalist and author  Damon Runyon
1941 - Author Anne Rice
1946 - Actor Susan Sarandon

 

 

Friday, October 5, 2018
Nero
 

Full Friday Schedule
FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
GREAT PERFORMANCES Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2018 9-11 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Enjoy an all-star concert honoring Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Queen, film composer John Williams, New Orleans funk band The Meters and other recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee and Music Educator awards. Preview  Additional Airs

KIDS
PEG + CAT-
The Peanut Problem/More Adventures of Robin Hood 12:30-1 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
George Washington Carver will have a total of one hundred peanut-based inventions - if Peg and Cat can catch the tiny tricksters who keep swiping them. View Eid Al-Adha Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
Using Music for Memorization -  Bobby McFerrin
NHPBS VIDEO - The Physics of Music: Crash Course Physics #19
WEB RESOURCE -
The Grammy Museum

ON THIS DATE
Kids Music Day/World Teachers Day
1944 - Suffrage extended to women in France
1947 - President Truman gives first televised address from White House
1962 - "Love Me Do", 1st Beatles single released in UK
1962 - 1st James Bond film, Dr. No, released
1970 - PBS founded
Birthdays
1829 - President Chester A. Arthur
1928 - Author Louise Fitzhugh
1936 - Poet, playwright and President of the Czech Republic Václav Havel
1958 - Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
1959 - Architect and sculptor Maya Lin

 

 

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Finding Your Roots
 

Full Saturday Schedule
SATURDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
FALL IN LOVE WITH MUSIC - How Listening Affects Us  4-4:30 pm NH EXPLORE CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
What happens to us, psychologically-emotionally, when we listen to classical music?  Additional Airs

SING THAT THING - Show 401 6-6:30 pm NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Chelmsford High School's The Thursdays, Bates College's The Crosstones, and Boston Jazz Voices. Additional Airs

GOOD WORK: MASTER OF THE BUILDING ARTS - 7-8 pm NH EXPLORE CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
Celebrate American craftsmanship and the unsung artisans - stone carvers, stained glass artisans, metalsmiths, plasterers, stone masons, decorative painters and adobe workers - who create and preserve iconic buildings. Preview Additional Airs

KIDS
ODD SQUAD -
Hands On A Desk Chair/There's No 'O' In Obot 9-9:30 am NH EXPLORE CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
 When Ms. O leaves to conduct a super-secret mission, the agents compete to figure out who is in charge. Additional Airs

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
ODD Squad - Odd Outbreak
NHPBS VIDEO - IT'S LIT! - Why did they make me read this in High School?
WEB RESOURCE - Fashion Museum - Bath, England


ON THIS DATE
Mad Hatter Day/World Porridge Day
1981 - Egyptian President Anwar Sadat assasinated
1987 - Fiji becomes a republic
Birthdays
1820 - Swedish singer Jenny Lind

 

 

Sunday, October 7, 2018
T-Rex
 

Full Sunday Schedule
SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE ARTS
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS - St. Vincent 12-1 am NH EXPLORE CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
The groundbreaking singer-songwriter-guitarist and her band perform songs from her acclaimed LP "Masseducation."Preview  

THEATER TALK - Torch Song Trio 11-11:30 AM NH EXPLORE CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Playwright Harvey Fierstein, director Moises Kaufman and actor Michael Urie discussing Torch Song, their current revival of the play. Additional Airs

LANGUAGE ARTS
ON STORY - Deconstructing Billy Wilder  6-6:30 am NH WORLD CH. 11.3 / 956
 Several of Wilder's films are analyzed. Additional Airs

SOCIAL STUDIES
PROHIBITION -
A Nation Of Hypocrites 9-11 pm NH EXPLORE CH. 11 / 11.2 / 801
Support for Prohibition diminishes in the mid-1920s as the playfulness of sneaking around for a drink gives way to disenchantment with its glaring unintended consequences. View   Additional Airs

KIDS
SCIGIRLS -
Flower Power 9-9:30 am NHPBS CH. 2 / 11.1 / 702 / 802
Minnesota sixth-grader Jordan gathers her girls to track changes in flowers and plants as spring emerges, and celebrates by creating a sculpture and a time-lapse video of the season's arrival. Preview

PBS LEARNING MEDIA -
NOVA - The Cephalopod Brain
NHPBS VIDEO - PBS NEWSHOUR - Yo-Yo Ma plays 'Louange à l'éternité de Jésus'
WEB RESOURCE - SESAME STREET - Yo-Yo Ma and Hoots the Owl

ON THIS DATE
Cephalopod Awareness Day
1916 - Georgia Tech football team defeats Cumberland University 222-0
1996 - Fox News begins broadcasting
Birthdays
1951 - Musician John Mellencamp
1955 - Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

 

 

NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST UNDERWAY
  Kids Write
The NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST kicked off on September 1, 2018.
The contest is open to all kids in grades K-5. Write and illustrate an original story and send it to NHPBS before March 1, 2019.

Rules, entry forms, and tips for writing a winning story can all be found at nhpbs.org/kidswrite
If you have any questions about the contest, call (603-868-4455) or email (sadams@nhpbs.org) Susan Adams! Support for the NHPBS Kids Writers Contest comes from: HeinemannParenting New Hampshire and the NH Lottery.

IS YOUR SCHOOL READY FOR THE CHALLENGE?
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GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE is looking for high school teams to participate in one of the longest-running high school quiz shows on TV!

SAVE THIS DATE: Sunday, November 18, 2018

That's when we're holding our qualifying event, GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE SUPER SUNDAY, at Manchester Community College. School teams of up to six players (from grades 9 - 12) will take a written test to qualify for one of the 14 places in the 2019 season's matches.

Four participating teams will be selected at random from a pool of schools that have not participated in on-air matches in the last two seasons. Those teams will compete in two non-televised games to determine the final two teams to compete on-air in the 2019 season.

CLICK HERE to register a team for SUPER SUNDAY.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, October 26, 2018

 

 
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