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03/01/2019

New on SCETV Passport

By Natalyn Klump

We'll meet again

 

Each week more of your favorite programs are being added to the SCETV Passport library. Revisit an old favorite or catch up on missed episodes of your latest obsession. Here's what's new on SCETV Passport: 

We’ll Meet Again

The Fight for Women’s Rights
Join Ann Curry as two women search for friends and colleagues who forged a path for equal rights. One of the first female commercial pilots wants to thank her mentor, and an advocate hopes to find the woman who inspired her to join a movement.

Finding Your Roots

Grandparents and Other Strangers
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.

Reporting on the Reporters
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering around the world.

Dreaming of a New Land
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. From Italy, Russia and India to America, their histories show success could take generations to achieve.

The Dictator’s Playbook

Manuel Noriega
Watch Manuel Noriega rise through the Panamanian military to become chief of intelligence and then, military dictator. He spied for the United States, but in the end, money laundering, drug trafficking and political crimes led to his downfall.

Kim Il Sung
Witness Kim Il Sung's transformation from guerrilla fighter to brutal dictator of North Korea. How did he build the most controlled society on earth and launch a dictatorship that has lasted for three generations?

Saddam Hussein
Learn how Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq with an iron fist for almost 30 years. To maintain power, he used fear, intimidation and violence like few other dictators in history, but he made the fatal mistake of believing his regime could take on the world.

Benito Mussolini
See why Benito Mussolini was considered a pioneer among 20th century dictators. From undermining judges to indoctrinating children, he forged key tactics for seizing power. He also created fascism, an ideology that would plunge Europe into darkness.

Great Performances

Doubt from the Minnesota Opera
Watch an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play and the 2008 film about suspicion leading to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school. Starring Christine Brewer, Adriana Zabala, Matthew Worth and Denyce Graves.

NOVA

Einstein’s Quantum Riddle
Quantum entanglement is poised to revolutionize technology from networks to code breaking but first we need to know it’s real. Join physicists as they capture light from across the universe in a bid to prove Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance.”

Kilauea: Hawaii on Fire
Hawaiʻi’s Kīlauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the sea. Join scientists and local residents as they investigate the frightening spike in volcanic activity that turned an island paradise into an inferno.

NATURE

Equus Story of the Horse: Ep. 1 Origins
The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself, allowing our species to explore, conquer and flourish side by side with the horse. NATURE traces this revolutionizing partnership with anthropologist Niobe Thompson in this two-part series.

Equus Story of the Horse: Ep. 2 Chasing the Wind
Discover how humans have partnered with the horse throughout the centuries, creating more than 350 breeds found all around the world.

Victoria

London Bridge is Falling Down
Victoria must decide whether to fight the Chartists or allow them to present their petition.

Et In Arcadia
At Osborne House, Albert relishes the opportunity to spend time with the family away from London. Victoria is desperate to get back to the Palace and the business of politics.

Foreign Bodies
When Albert leaves the Palace for Cambridge, Victoria faces the traumatic impact of a cholera epidemic on the streets of London.

A Show of Unity
After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visits Ireland. Intrigue, conflict and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate.

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