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02/28/2018

February Brings New Titles to SCETV Passport

By Natalyn Klump

In February, SCETV Passport added even more of your favorite programs to its extensive library. 

Don't forget, all episodes of Victoria, Seasons 1 and 2, are available now for SCETV Passport members.

American Experience: Into the Amazon
​Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story President Theodore Roosevelt’s journey with legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rainforest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon.
https://www.pbs.org/video/into-the-amazon-u5lrzc/

NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse
Black holes are the most enigmatic and exotic objects in the universe. They’re also the most powerful, with gravity so strong it can actually trap light. And they’re destructive. Anything that falls into them vanishes…gone forever. But now, astrophysicists are realizing that black holes may be essential to understanding how our universe unfolded—possibly leading to life on Earth and us.
https://www.pbs.org/video/black-hole-apocalypse-yj34qi/

Gershwin Prize: Tony Bennett – The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
Enjoy an all-star tribute to Tony Bennett, the 2017 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with performances by Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, Michael Bublé, Michael Feinstein, Savion Glover, Josh Groban, Wé McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Vanessa Williams and a special presentation by Wynton Marsalis — with Bruce Willis as host and Gregg Field as music director.
https://www.pbs.org/video/tony-bennett-the-library-of-congress-gershwin-prize-hsd6qv/

Nature: Arctic Wolf Pack
At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf.
https://www.pbs.org/video/arctic-wolf-pack-a2jctn/

American Masters: Lorraine Hansberry
Explore the inner life and works of the activist, playwright and author of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry. Narrated by actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson and featuring the voice of Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as Hansberry.
https://www.pbs.org/video/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyesfeeling-heart-8uehel/

American Experience: Secrets of Tuxedo Park
Using his connections, his money, and his brilliant scientific mind, Alfred Lee Loomis, a mysterious Wall Street tycoon and his team of scientists developed radar technology that would arguably play a more decisive role than any other weapon in the war. The Secret of Tuxedo Park tells a long-overlooked story of an individual who helped alter the course of history in World War II.
https://www.pbs.org/video/the-secret-of-tuxedo-park-zfeomc/

We’ll Meet Again: Ep. 1 Children of WWII
Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people separated by WWII. A Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp as a child hopes to find a friend and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.
https://www.pbs.org/video/children-of-wwii-wdudwr/

Antiques Roadshow: Harrisburg Hour 3
Learn more about vintage and antique items in Harrisburg such as the 1963 - 1968 NASA archive of Pearl Tucker, a painted "Bucher" box made around 1800 and a Randy Gumpert Baseball archive. One of these is appraised for $75,000!
https://www.pbs.org/video/harrisburg-hour-3-q06lsw/

Austin City Limits: Run the Jewels
Groove to a full hour with hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels. The duo showcases its latest album Run the Jewels 3, as well as its greatest hits.
https://www.pbs.org/video/run-the-jewels-li3drp/

We’ll Meet Again: Ep. 2 Rescued From Mount St. Helens
Join Ann Curry for the reunions of people whose lives crossed during the deadly eruption. Mindy searches for a scientist’s family to tell them how he saved her life, and Sue wants to find the helicopter pilot who rescued her from near-certain death.
https://www.pbs.org/video/rescued-from-mount-st-helens-0ec34w/

Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents: Ep. 1
William Cecil, Queen Elizabeth I’s spy master, intercepts a conspiracy to assassinate the Queen. When he discovers that Elizabeth’s own cousin, Mary Queen of Scots is behind the plot, he lays a trap to capture and execute her.
https://www.pbs.org/video/episode-1-svy29l/

Nature: Animals With Cameras: Ep. 1
The astonishing collar-camera footage reveals newborn Kalahari Meerkats below ground for the first time, unveils the hunting skills of Magellanic penguins in Argentina and follows the treetop progress of an orphaned chimpanzee in Cameroon.
https://www.pbs.org/video/animals-with-cameras-episode-1-7hesbf/

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