For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America — associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. The world’s first billionaire, Rockefeller held 90 percent of the world’s oil refineries, 90 percent of the marketing of oil and a third of all the oil wells. Working methodically and secretly, he transformed an industry — and changed forever the way America did business.
The second episode uncovers the shadowy world of espionage in 16th Century Europe, a time when map making and spying went hand in hand. It features Gerard Mercator, the most famous map maker to have lived, who became caught up in a dangerous plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I using an invasion map ordered by England's enemies, the French. It is a story of intrigue, treason and religious turmoil, with map makers at the heart of the struggle for power in Europe. Information was power in European royal courts, and fragile maps were the key.
At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Palm Springs, California, this guest (right) brings in the ultimate little black dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the classic 1959 comedy “Some Like it Hot” estimated to be worth a sizzling $150,000 to $250,00.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW continues its exploration of Palm Springs, California, with a visit to nearby Pioneertown, the location for many Hollywood westerns, to discuss trophy belt buckles. At the Palm Springs Convention Center, it’s a cinch that appraisers will lasso the kind of discoveries that include a costume dress literally sewn onto Marilyn Monroe for her role in the classic 1959 comedy “Some Like It Hot,” estimated to be worth a very hot $150,000 to $250,000.
Antiques Roadshow airs on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
When a psychic is found murdered, Inspector Lewis and DS Hathaway discover that the victim is really an Oxford psychology research fellow. As they probe further, the truth behind the psychic’s double life unravels, revealing numerous suspects.
"Inspector Lewis VI: Down Among the Fearful" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs on Sunday, June 16th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
The Omni Health Revolution is a new show by psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife, neurosurgical intensive care nurse Tana Amen. The program is designed to help viewers take control of their physical and mental health using the science of nutragenomics – a big word, but it’s very simple. Nutragenomics tells us that the foods you eat talk directly to your genes. You have the choice to eat in a way that turns on genes that keep you healthy or make you sick. Most people think of their genes like an evil monarchy that condemned them to be sick.