Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life
Airing tonight at 7pm

Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life

MPT remembers the late former governor of Maryland with this documentary of his life.

A Blue Whale's Perfect Comic Timing
Big Blue Live

A Blue Whale's Perfect Comic Timing

Zoologist Mark Carwardine outlines just how hard whale spotting can be.

The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback
Big Blue Live

The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback

Co-host and scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan chronicles the resurgence of this sea otter.

A Blue Whale Sighting
Big Blue Live

A Blue Whale Sighting

A blue whale was spotted and brought to viewers live for the first time in history.

Dr. Wayne Dyer
1940 - 2015

Dr. Wayne Dyer

MPT honors the memory of the self-help author and speaker. His wisdom will be missed.

Queen Elizabeth II | Coming of Age During WWII
In Their Own Words

Queen Elizabeth II | Coming of Age During WWII

See how Princess Elizabeth came of age during WWII while London underwent bombardment.

Queen Elizabeth II | The King Is Dead — Long Live the Queen!
In Their Own Words

Queen Elizabeth II | The King Is Dead — Long Live the Queen!

Upon the death of her father, King George VI, 25-year old Elizabeth II takes the throne.

Portrait of a city after Hurricane Katrina
PBS NewsHour

Portrait of a city after Hurricane Katrina

Has New Orleans reclaimed its rhythm, 10 years after the disaster?

How Much Forgetfulness Is Normal?
Next Avenue

How Much Forgetfulness Is Normal?

Ways to differentiate a normal aging brain from dementia.

Strategies for Making the New School Year a Success
PBS Parents

Strategies for Making the New School Year a Success

As children start the new school year, try these strategies to make the year a success.

Mix Together a Roast Beet and Green Bean Salad
PBS Food

Mix Together a Roast Beet and Green Bean Salad

Create this bright, colorful dish, perfect for a summer potluck.

Conowingo Dam: Power on the Susquehanna
A new one-hour film

Conowingo Dam: Power on the Susquehanna

We need YOUR help to tell the story.

As Time Goes By's Joan Sims
Tea Time Tidbit

As Time Goes By's Joan Sims

She became a household name from appearing in a wildly popular film series in the UK.

Last of the Summer Wine's Stephen Lewis: 1926-2015
Tea Time Tidbit

Last of the Summer Wine's Stephen Lewis: 1926-2015

Unlike his character "Smiler," the actor was a high spirited and jovial fellow.

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Home movies of Althea Gibson practicing at the esteemed club in New York City.
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