‘SOTD: Scanning The Pyramids’ Is A Rare Miss For PBS

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack The Great Pyramid of King Khufu is one of the most well-known and talked about landmarks around the world.  Known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid has hidden so many secrets for centuries. So many methods have been used to try to decode the pyramid’s secrets, but so many mysteries still remain.  This past...

May 31st, 2018
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PBS Shows Even Other Animals Can Be Rebels In New Three-Part “Nature” Episode

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Truth is, more often than not, stranger than fiction, and that is just as true when it comes to the animal kingdom as in any other aspect of life.  Audiences will see that for themselves firsthand this summer when PBS Distribution releases PBS’ new Naturedocumentary Natural Born Rebels on DVD. Nature: Natural Born Rebels is currently scheduled to be released on...

May 25th, 2018
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PBS Delves Into Immigration Policy History In New ‘AmEx’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Recent news stories about immigration policy have sharply divided America and its people.  While the actions being taken by this nation’s leaders are deplorable to say the least, it is not the first time that such heinous acts have happened, as has been shown in a new episode of PBS’ hit history-based series American Experience. American Experience: The Chinese...

May 25th, 2018
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PBS Follows Hannibal’s Journey Across The Alps In New Episode of ‘Secrets Of The Dead’

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Hannibal’s journey along the Alps along with his forces is one of the most talked about stories from history.  Throughout the ages, no one has been able to definitively say which path the infamous General took en route to Rome.That is until now. PBS delves into that story in a new episode of its hit history-based series Secrets of the Dead.  Originally aired this...

May 25th, 2018
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‘NOVA: The Impossible Flight’ Is A “Soaring” Success

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Nothing in life is impossible.  Nothing.  The Wright Brothers proved that true on December 17, 1903 when the brothers from Ohio launched the first powered airplane.  Charles Lindbergh proved it true again when, in May 1927, he completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight.  When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947, he proved...

May 24th, 2018
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‘GI Jews’ Is A Must See For History Buffs Across The Board

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack The atrocities committed against Jews before and during World War II has been well-documented throughout the decades.  It has been presented time and again in so many books, movies and documentaries.  Now PBS has brought to DVD a new, rarely told story of Jews in WWII in the new documentary GI Jew: Jewish Americans in World War II.  This...

May 18th, 2018
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PBS Presenting Rarely Told WWII Story In New Doc Next Month

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack The atrocities committed against Jews before and during World War II has been well-documented throughout the decades.  It has been presented time and again in so many books, movies and documentaries.  Now this May, PBS is bringing to DVD a new, rarely told story of Jews in WWII in the new documentary GI Jew: Jewish Americans in World War...

April 9th, 2018
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Benedict Cumberbatch Returns Sunday In New ‘Masterpiece’ Movie

By Philip Sayblack Famed actor Benedict Cumberbactch (Sherlock, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Imitation Game) returns to PBS’ Masterpiece this Sunday night, but not in his familiar role as the world’s most beloved detective. Cumberbatch stars as author Stephen Lewis, opposite Kelly MacDonald (Brave, The Decoy Bride, Gosford Park) in this thriller, which sees Lewis on a desperate search for...

March 30th, 2018
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PBS “Finds” More Success With The Fourth Season Of ‘Finding Your Roots’

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS’ hit family history-based series Finding Your Roots has, over the course of its now four seasons on television, become one of television’s most significant series with the presentation of various celebrities’ humble family roots. Late last year — Dec. 19 — the series’ fourth season wrapped with profiles of Amy Schumer and Aziz...

March 16th, 2018
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PBS Presents One Of Aviation History’s Most Important Moments In New ‘NOVA’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS and Public Media Distribution are taking audiences on an epic journey next month with the release of another new episode of NOVA. NOVA: The Impossible Flight will be released on DVD April 10. Having originally premiered on PBS Jan. 31, 2018, this episode follows the journey of the Solar Impulse II as it made its round-the-world journey,...

March 14th, 2018
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