HENRY FORD paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. Ford’s Model T automobile and his five-dollar-a-day wage ushered in the modern world, earning Ford reverence from millions of Americans. Yet many of the changes he wrought deeply troubled the carmaker.
At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Palm Springs, California, a guest brings in this 1956 signed photo of himself at ten years-old, posed between baseball Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson (left) and Roy Campanella (right)- pioneers in breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Its estimated worth is $6,000 to $8,000.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW wraps up its visit to star-studded Palm Springs, California, with some star gazing — of the celestial kind — through the history and collecting of celestial maps. ROADSHOW appraisers at the Palm Springs Convention Center thank their lucky stars for the discovery of a 1956 signed photo of the guest at ten years-old, posed between baseball Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella — pioneers in breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball — valued at $6,000 to $8,000.
One of the most popular and beloved operas of all time receives a spectacular staging that captures the grandeur of Ancient Egypt. More than 200 artists fill the Met stage for Verdi’s tragedy, which sets a heartbreaking love triangle against the backdrop of an empire at war. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska makes her Met debut as Aida, the enslaved Ethiopian princess, opposite tenor Roberto Alagna as the war hero Radamès and Olga Borodina as the pharaoh’s daughter Amneris, Aida’s formidable rival.
With DS Hathaway on holiday, Inspector Lewis is assigned a new partner to investigate the discovery of an elderly man’s body in a field. Finding that the man had already been embalmed, the inquiry leads to a funeral home and those connected to it, including one of Lewis’ former colleagues. Peter Davison (“Doctor Who”) guest stars.
"Inspector Lewis VI: The Ramblin' Boy" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs on Sunday, June 23rd at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.