Opera star Stephanie Blythe has long been a champion of American song. Here she pays tribute to Kate Smith, a beloved singer whose stirring and resilient voice helped to comfort the nation during World War II. The program was taped during Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series.
Stephanie Blythe’s rich, commanding mezzo-soprano voice has captivated audiences in many of the world’s great opera houses. This concert, part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series, features an up-close look at works made famous by the late Kate Smith, whose voice helped both to comfort and galvanize the nation during World War II.
"Celebration: Stephanie Blythe Meets Kate Smith" on Live From Lincoln Ccnter can be seen on Friday, April 19th on channel 3.
Join British journalist and physician Michael Mosley to uncover the secret life of the human digestive tract in this eye-opening and detailed exploration of a part of the body we seldom see. Enter the strange and mysterious world of the human stomach!
"Guts with Michael Mosley" can be seen on Wednesday, April 17th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
How did life storm the beaches and dominate planet Earth? Ancient Australian fossils offer clues. While the oceans were teeming, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland — until the Silurian period, when the conquest of the land began. Host Richard Smith introduces Earth’s forgotten pioneers: the scuttling arthropod armies that invaded the shores and the waves of green revolutionaries whose battle for the light pushed plant life across the face of a barren continent.
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles The Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of these five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.
A new film by Ken Burns, The Central Park Five, airs on Tuesday, April 16th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties.
"Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines" can be seen on Monday, April 15th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 9:00 p.m. 0n channel 3-1.