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Stories by Lisa Tipton

Baratunde Thurston canoeing down the Suwannee River in Georgia. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Folkston, GA.
September 1, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
Exploring one of the country's last wild rivers and Arkansas's wonders in America Outdoors in a new season, plus a three-part series on Frida Kahlo, American Experience films on desegregation, and more. 
The funeral of Joe McDonnell, the fifth hunger striker to die. Belfast, July 1981.
August 1, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
Finales of Grantchester and The Great American Recipe sit alongside an immersive five-part documentary on the The Troubles in Northern Ireland, featuring the stories and memories of everyday people.
Thursday and Morse face each other in the final season of Endeavour
May 31, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
The final season of Endeavour, a second season of another thriller, and a new detective show provide drama and mystery, while Frontline and Independent Lens provide looks at American issues, and The Great American Recipe returns.
On Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsular, Fagradalsfjall Volcano spews molten lava across the valley
April 28, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
We're exploring volcanoes both through NOVA and a new miniseries focusing on the magisterial natural landscapes of Scandinavia and Iceland. Plus, a new food show on New Orleans, Frontline on Clarence Thomas, and more. 
Earth's horizon from space
March 28, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
With Earth Day in April, we have several shows examining the changes needed to adapt to—and further forestall—climate change, as well as stories of World War II, icons of America, and new dramas. 
Geoffrey Baer in the Rookery in Chicago
March 1, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
A new Geoffrey Baer special, a Frontline on our uncertain economic times, an exciting drama line-up, St. Patrick’s Day, and a profile of Dr. Fauci are all coming up!
A dingo
January 31, 2023 | Lisa Tipton
Nature examines the wild relatives of man's best friend in a miniseries, NOVA takes you behind the scenes of a new subway line's construction in London, plus a celebration of Black Broadway and a history of Monopoly.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at a barbershop in Making Black America: Through the Grapevine
September 28, 2022 | Lisa Tipton
A new series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares space with a new Rick Steves series, plus a documentary exploring the unbelievably popular app TikTok and an enticing slate of new mysteries. 
The Statue of Liberty seen from Ellis Island.
August 31, 2022 | Lisa Tipton
A documentary from Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein on The U.S. and the Holocaust, new mysteries, NOVA's look at Venice's gambits to survive rising sea levels, and a Frontline investigation as we head into midterm elections.
Sandy, Max, and Kenny in season 2 of Guilt. Image: Expectation/Happy Tramp North
July 28, 2022 | Lisa Tipton
Frontline's look at the invasion of Ukraine, a second season of a dark Scottish comedy, dives into two powerful families separated by an ocean and centuries, and a sweet look at a favorite show.