Over three nights, Wild Alaska Live turns the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle that plays out across the vast Alaskan wilderness, where some of the world’s most remarkable animals – bears, wolves, moose, orcas and eagles – gather by the thousands to take part in Alaska’s summer feast, an event never before captured live on television.
Over the next few years, many television stations in the United States will make major technological changes that will be invisible to most people.
Those changes are necessary since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently held a voluntary auction to buy and resell the rights to part of the spectrum of frequencies now used by commercial and public television broadcasters.
Union and Confederate soldiers faced a common enemy: disease. Typhoid, measles, diarrhea and pneumonia were among the most common, but the most feared was smallpox. “Smallpox was a devastating disease. On average, three out of every 10 people who got it died,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes.