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Toni Morrison. Photo: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders / Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures
This summer, in honor of the centenary of adoption of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, PBS and WTTW are celebrating trailblazers: women who already have or are working now to change the world and explode societal limitations. 
Rev. William Barber II calls for justice for Lennon Lacy at a December 2014 rally. Photo: Peter Eversoll
WTTW will broadcast and make available to stream a series of films and new specials focused on race in America following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country.
A PBS Books author talk about 'Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks'
The Chicagoland author and illustrator of the children's book Exquisite: The Life and Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks give a live reading and discuss the process of creating the book as well as their admiration of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
Emily Graslie in a sauropod quarry near Bozeman, MT, in 'Prehistoric Road Trip.' Photo: Julie Florio and WTTW
An exciting new series from WTTW exploring billions of years of the prehistoric record with the Field Museum's Emily Graslie, a new season of a beloved mystery, a look at an infamous celebrity, and more. 
Sam Ozaki
In 1981, nearly 100 Japanese Americans testified at Northeastern Illinois University as part of an official government investigation into the constitutionality of the World War II internment camps that incarcerated 120,000 residents and citizens of Japanese ancestry. Their stories have recently been rediscovered in a tape collection found in the University's archives.
Louie Perez on his influences in a graphic from the American Writers Museum's 'My America' exhibit. Image: American Writers Museum
“You can make a strong case for saying the American writing experience is the immigrant writing experience,” says the author Juan Martinez, and that's exactly what the American Writers Museum's "My America" exhibit, newly made digital, does.
A bugler in front of the U.S. Capitol. Photo: Capitol Concerts
The National Memorial Day Concert is hallmark of the beginning of summer. While it must adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic this year and not broadcast live from the U.S. Capitol, it will still feature a star slate of performers as well as members of the military in a unique adaptation.
Tetsuya Theodore Fujita. Photo: Roger Tully
Tetsuya Theodore Fujita developed a scale measuring the intensity of tornados and prevented airplane crashes by discovering microbursts. Fujita "was often met with skepticism in the beginning—until he was proven right," says a University of Chicago colleague and friend. 
Edward Stratton and Julien Baptiste. Photo: Two Brothers Pictures and all3media international
Baptiste and Genevieve search out the Romanian gang's inside source in the Amsterdam police while Edward continues to try to help Natalie's kidnapped sister, Cristina, and the investigation winds to a close.
Robina in 'World on Fire.' Photo: Mammoth Screen
In the season finale of World on Fire, Robina tries to come to an understanding with Harry and Lois, Lois considers an offer from Vernon, Harry parachutes into danger, and Nancy tries to help Webster in Paris. 
Valerie and Lucille in season 9 of 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: BBC / Neal Street Productions
Valerie is put in charge of her gran's care as she struggles with an illness while the midwives fight to prove their worth and save Nonnatus House, in the season finale of Call the Midwife.
America's Test Kitchen Boot Camp

With shelter-in-place orders still effective, there's no better time to learn to be a better cook—and America's Test Kitchen is here to help.

The office of 'The Korea Times Chicago'
During the COVID-19 pandemic, The Korea Times Chicago is doing everything from providing information on public health guidance in Korean to distributing masks, but even in normal times it plays a vital role. "We'd like to think that we are the glue that holds the community together."
Julien Baptiste. Photo: Two Brothers Pictures and all3media international
Baptiste searches out Edward and the money and concocts a plan with Genevieve to try to turn Constantin to inform on the Romanian gang, while Edward tries to protect his ex-wife.
Webster and Albert in 'World on Fire.' Photo: Dusan Martincek / Mammoth Screen 2019
The Nazis occupy Paris, putting Albert in danger, while Webster sneaks prisoners of war out of France. Harry receives a new assignment. And the Nazis finally catch up to the Rosslers.