Born in the Death of a Star
Uranium–Twisting/Dragon’s Tail

Born in the Death of a Star

Uranium was forged in the explosion of a star some six billion years ago.

Secret Cities
The Bomb

Secret Cities

Learn about the cities that appear around the lab and how the project is kept secret.

Public Dialogue and Atomic Culture
The Bomb

Public Dialogue and Atomic Culture

See how the bomb and atomic age promised terrible fear and miraculous progress in 1946.

Last Tango in Halifax
Sundays at 8pm

Last Tango in Halifax

Celia and Alan plan to make the most of their second chance at romance.

Poldark
Sundays at 9pm

Poldark

A dashing captain returns home to turmoil in Cornwall after the American Revolution.

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop
POV

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

Alex Landau recalls how he nearly lost his life at a traffic stop with the Denver police.

The World's Best Places to Retire
Next Avenue

The World's Best Places to Retire

Europe dominates this list, but some retiree faves don't show up.

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.

MPT Kids

MPT Kids

What's on air, online resources, new tips for summertime activities, and more!

The Crimson Field and Downton Abbey's Kevin Doyle
Tea Time Tidbit

The Crimson Field and Downton Abbey's Kevin Doyle

There's a major reason why he prefers playing a military leader rather than a butler.

Midsomer Murders' Jason Hughes
Tea Time Tidbit

Midsomer Murders' Jason Hughes

He plays a cop on television but could have been hired as an actual one, too.

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View the reef as tourists enjoy the perfect weather and humpback whales give birth.
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