As we wrap up Season 16 of Virginia Home Grown, host Peggy Singlemann travels down the James River to Carrollton, Virginia for a glimpse at a private “gardener’s paradise” and gets some tips from Bill & Linda Pinkham about Landscape Design.
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The First Official Thanksgiving tells the story of what some historians might call the first “official, English-speaking” Thanksgiving held in the Americas.
Gerrymandering is the process by which political district lines are drawn by the very politicians who stand to benefit by them. GerryRIGGED: Turning Democracy On Its Head shows how technology has made gerrymandering such an exact science that, in most cases, incumbents cannot lose and challengers cannot win. In this documentary, we see how non-partisan reform efforts now underway in Virginia and elsewhere can change this dangerous trend and return political power to the voters.
This documentary film brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize. Hamilton’s America features interviews with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Nas, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim and more.
Mark your calendars for the Charlottesville Inside-Out 10th Anniversary Concert & Celebration at The Paramount Theater on January 11, 2017. Join local musician, CVIO host and co-producer, Terri Allard as she leads a community concert to celebrate 10 years of showcasing the people and places that make the Charlottesville community so unique!
Save The Date: January 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
By 1976, it seemed America was finally on the right track. The Vietnam War and the assassinations of several important political figures were behind us. Vice President Spiro Agnew’s corruption was fading from the public’s memory, and the crimes of Watergate forced Nixon to resign from the presidency. Americans were ready to be normal again. A new feeling was sweeping coast to coast as people pulled together to celebrate the nation’s bicentennial, and to select a new president who could help close the book on an awful decade.
Host Peggy Singlemann travels to Gloucester, VA to talk with Becky Heath about chemical-free gardening at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs. Brent Heath will be in the live portion of the show to talk about growing bulbs.
It's the final episode of FSI Season 5 and Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta take one last look at the Squirrels as they wrap up the 2016 season. Jay goes one last road trip for the year, heading out to Bowie, MD., home of the Bowie Baysox. Wes McElroy visits with Squirrels Vice President & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell on the FSI Field. Gregg has the latest FSI Medical Minute, featuring MEDARVA Physician’s Network hearing and vision screening programs for kids.
Gerrymandering, the process by which political district lines are drawn by the very politicians who stand to benefit by them, affects the fabric of our democracy in profound ways. Technology has made gerrymandering such an exact science that, in most cases, incumbents cannot lose and challengers cannot win.
As America marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., PBS will broadcast a new documentary, 9/11 Inside The Pentagon. This film reveals new, first-hand accounts of the attack that took place at the heart of the US’ military headquarters – an attack in which 184 people from inside the building and on board American Airlines flight 77 perished.