Tuesday, July 3 — 8:00pm Michael Wood’s Story of England Peasants’ Revolt and the Black Death Recalling the Second Barons’ War, a famine and the Black Death, which killed two-thirds of Kibworth’s residents.
Wednesday, July 4 — 7:00pm A Capitol Fourth Tom Bergeron hosts a celebration and fireworks display honoring America’s birthday, featuring Phillip Phillips; Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara; Megan Hilty; Javier Colon; Josh Turner; and Kool and the Gang. Apolo Anton Ohno leads an Olympic tribute to Team USA that features composer John Williams. The National […]
Thursday, July 5 — 9:00pm POV The City Dark In “The City Dark,” filmmaker Ian Cheney-who grew up in a small Maine town-ponders light pollution, a phenomenon foreign to him until he moved to New York City. To learn what the consequences of diminished darkness might be, he talks with experts.
Friday, July 6 — 8:00pm Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World A look at Islamic art and architecture found in nine countries, including Egypt, Israel, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Iran, Spain, Mali and India. Susan Sarandon narrates.