Anything there’s a hurricane, a heat wave, or any other extreme weather event you’ll hear people ask: “Is this because of climate change?” While natural occurrences and extreme storms have been happening for quite some time now, new scientific processes are allowing us to see how much human caused climate change factors into these weather events.
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On December 7, 1941, Japan launched an unprecedented attack over the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Their main target: the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor – USS Oklahoma: The Final Story examines new evidence of the attack and details the harrowing fate of the USS Oklahoma. Why did the USS Oklahoma sink and capsize so quickly? A new theory may explain why the Oklahoma was the only battleship that capsized - taking hundreds of men with her.
Watch the first episode of Season 2 with the cast and crew of Mercy Street, the much-acclaimed Civil War-era PBS drama set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia. Guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s filming in Richmond and Petersburg with Co-creator and Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger, Producer David A. Rosemont, and Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum and one of the on-set historians whose expertise is in the contraband slave movement.
Large contemporary art museums are great places to view and learn about art and artists. But don’t forget about the art museums and galleries hosted at a college or university. These exhibit spaces are more likely to expand your interest on a particular idea or social issue -- providing new information and insight during your visit.
Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America's first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915). The one-hour PBS documentary produced by and about women, features historic and contemporary profiles of female healers, starting with Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.
Watch Medicine Woman November 17 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
In his new four-hour series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.
Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS, as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Tune in to WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS and 88.9 WCVE Public Radio for special Live Coverage of Election Night 2016. Watch or listen--on air or online--we’ve got you covered.
Join us as we celebrate the Charlottesville community and the 10th anniversary of CVIO featuring highlights from seasons past and performances by several of the talented musical artists showcased on the program over the last decade! The evening will be emceed by Terri Allard, CVIO host and co-producer, local musician, and 2016 Best of C-VILLE’s “Best TV Personality.”