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Three Part Series: Africa’s Great Civilizations

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:46pm -- WCVE

In his six-hour series, Africa’s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through 200,000 years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.

Two-Part Special Celebrating New York City Ballet in Paris

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:34pm -- WCVE

During the summer of 2016, New York City Ballet made a triumphant return to Paris for a three-week season at the historic Théâtre du Châtelet. The engagement’s closing night performance, featuring four ballets by NYCB co-founder George Balanchine to the music of French composers, will now air as a special two-part Great Performances broadcast on consecutive Fridays, February 17 and February 24 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Netanyahu Hold Joint Press Conference At White House

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:15pm -- WCVE

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Netanyahu Hold Joint Press Conference At White House
President Trump is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday. The two are holding a joint press conference at noon. NPR journalists with expertise in politics, national security and the Middle East will be annotating their remarks.

Jon Meacham and Doris Kearns Goodwin at The Richmond Forum

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 2:53pm -- WCVE

On the day following the 2017 inauguration, presidential historians Jon Meacham and Doris Kearns Goodwin compare and contrast President Donald J. Trump with previous U.S. presidents, finding both similarities and sharp contrasts.

Goodwin and Meacham were onstage at America’s largest non-profit lecture series, The Richmond Forum, for a conversation moderated by Steve Inskeep, host of NPR’s Morning Edition.

Breakfast Classics Expanding to Two Hours

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 3:39pm -- WCVE

Breakfast Classics with Mike Goldberg is expanding to two hours this weekend (2/4), running from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday mornings. Mike will play another hour of your favorite classics and share interviews with local and international artists. Also featured on the show will be new classical releases.

So enjoy some great music to wake up to only on 88.9, WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.

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