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A St. Patrick's Day special to fill the hole of the cancelled parade, an investigation into the bias inherent in complex technological codes, a profile of Dr. Fauci, a look at an overlooked civil rights incident, and more.
Join a conversation between filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick along with Hemingway scholar Verna Kale and acclaimed author Tim O'Brien as they discuss Hemingway's childhood in Oak Park.
Willard Motley wrote stories for children in the Chicago Defender as the first "Bud Billiken" while he was a teen, then went on to write hardboiled novels about Chicago's down-and-out. But he was criticized for writing about white instead of Black characters.
Hemingway was born in Oak Park but left as soon as he could and began framing himself in opposition to what he considered the middle-class values of the suburb. A sojourn in Chicago helped introduce him to a literary world and sent him on his way to Paris.
It's Christmas Eve, and Siegfried is hosting a big party complete. Mrs. Hall nervously awaits her son while Siegfried and Tristan try their luck at relationships. James ends up out on an emergency call with Helen the night before her wedding.
Eliza investigates her father's final case, which led to his death, trying to discover with William's help the identity of the men behind a forgery gang.
"Being from a rural area, it was so important to have PBS and a public media presence,” says Sylvia Bugg, PBS's new head of programming. She discusses her vision and plans for PBS as she takes the helm in its 50th anniversary year.
Black churches in Chicago have played host to speakers from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Frederick Douglass to Barack Obama while supporting civil rights and social justice, as well as their own spiritual communities.
Robert's behavior becomes erratic and dangerous as he tries to assert his will over his workers to harvest Amity's sugarcane. Another act of resistance again upturns July's life, in the final part of The Long Song.
James's birthday is here! As Mrs. Hall and Tristan organize a surprise party, Siegfried refuses to admit he has the flu. James feels guilty for recommending a cow that now has a potentially deadly ailment.
When Scarlet goes missing, William searches for her and eventually finds her in an abandoned prison. Both of their lives are endangered there as they begin to uncover a scheme that Eliza's father was investigating before he died.
"We need to realize how intertwined the Black church is with the birth of other institutions," says a Chicago theologian. "It’s like a human being: it has incredible beauty, brokenness, blessedness, all of that mixed together."
Downton Abbey is returning to PBS for your binge-watching pleasure! Beginning February 27, WTTW Passport members will once again be able to stream all six seasons of the show.
Neither Chinatown nor Asia on Argyle are hosting parades for the Lunar New Year on February 12, but they will still host COVID-19-safe celebrations. Learn about those and some Lunar New Year traditions here.
The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump in the Senate begins February 9. Here are all the ways you can watch PBS NewsHour's special live coverage.