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Stories by Daniel Hautzinger

Harry and Kasia in 'World on Fire.' Photo: Mammoth Screen
April 5, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
A British translator falls in love with a Polish waitress in Warsaw despite a girlfriend back home, while World War II looms. The waitress's father and brother go to defend Danzig, and an American journalist warns that Germany is about to invade Poland.
Sister Julienne in season 9 of Call the Midwife. Photo: BBC / Neal Street Productions
April 5, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
Sister Julienne tries to help an independent-minded, pregnant prostitute. The hardworking mother of a pregnant woman suffers from a mysterious illness. And the relationship between Sergeant Woolf and Miss Higgins gets complicated. 
2nd Lt. William Robertson and Lt. Alexander Sylvashko, Red Army, shown in front of sign [East Meets West] symbolizing the historic meeting of the Soviet and American Armies, near Torgau, Germany on Elbe Day. Photo: Pfc. William E. Poulson/U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
April 3, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
April, 1945—75 years ago—saw major events in the ending of World War II in Europe, from the deaths of three of the most prominent antagonists of the era to the meeting of American and Soviet troops in Germany and an early beginning of the UN.
Daniel Tiger washing his hands
April 1, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown can be difficult for parents and scary for children. PBS KIDS has a series of fun videos to teach kids healthy habits, featuring Daniel Tiger, Sid the Science Kid, and more!
Children being treated in iron lungs. Photo: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
March 30, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
DuPage county, outside Chicago, took part in Jonas Salk's polio vaccine trials in 1954, a successful nationwide experiment that led to the virtual end of a terrifying disease and was called "one of the greatest events in the history of medicine." 
Nurse Crane with Dena and Terry in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: BBC / Neal Street Productions
March 29, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
Dr. Turner searches for the source of a diphtheria outbreak in Poplar while a woman in a complicated situation suffers regrest after feeling like she had no option but to abandon a baby in a trashcan, in the return episode of Call the Midwife.
Vivian Howard makes applejacks in 'Somewhere South.' Photo: Markay Media
March 27, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
Cooking and baking more while self-isolating at home? We have plenty of food shows for you to stream, from new programs premiering now to old favorites, featuring everyone from Chicagoans to celebrity chefs both teaching recipes and sharing their passion.
Pinkalicious with her brother Peter and friends Jasmine and Rafael. © 2020 WGBH.  Underlying © Victoria Kann, or Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann. TM: Victoria Kann.  All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.  Used with permission.
March 26, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
A second season of Pinkalicious & Peterrific launches March 30, along with new games. Dorothea Gillima, the executive producer of the series as well as of Molly of Denali, discusses what her job entails and how the shows can keep kids occupied and learning while schools are closed.  
America's Test Kitchen's Kitchen Classroom
March 23, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
America's Test Kitchen has launched a new, free "Kitchen Classroom," with daily recipes and food-related activities and quizzes to keep you and your children occupied and learning while schools are closed.
Eva Davis leans against a telephone pole, the buildings of of East Lake Meadows appear behind her. Atlanta, GA. September 8, 1986.
March 23, 2020 | Daniel Hautzinger
PBS's POV offers a wide variety of short documentary films to stream for free, telling the stories of everything from the media frenzy surrounding El Chapo's trial to a unique event featuring more than a million balloons in Cleveland, plus a collaboration with StoryCorps.