The story behind the courageous Dam Busters, who crippled the Nazi war machine by skimming Ruhr Valley rivers. When imprecise Allied bomber attacks targeting Nazi weapons factories killed many nearby...
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
Appraisers of antiques travel with the show to various cities. Area citizens bring articles for appraisal and often relate the histories of these items. The appraisers then expand on what ... See full summary »
Mark L. Walberg,
Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »
The show originated in Great Britain where it was first broadcast by Channel 4 in 1999. PBS re-edited the original British episodes, renamed some and brought in American voice artists to re-narrate many episodes. The PBS version of the show frequently incorporates episodes from other Channel 4 documentary strands. See more »