TV Programming Highlights

Dr. Clyde Snow (left) with director of Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation Fredy Peccerelli (right).

Dead Reckoning: War & Justice

Civilians worldwide are increasingly the targets of war crimes. This unprecedented series examines the evolution of postwar justice in investigating genocide, ethnic cleansing and other atrocities and in prosecuting the perpetrators.

Tuesday, March 28, at 8:00 a.m.

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El Capitan and the surrounding mountains in Yosemite Valley, and 2,000-foot glaciers polished the granite into their iconic shapes. Yosemite National Park, California.

Nature: Yosemite

Yosemite is a land forged in wildfire and sculpted by water, but with climate change, water is scarcer and fire more common. Join scientists and adventurers to investigate how these global changes are affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses.

Wednesday, March 29, at 8:00 p.m.

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Silhouette of a Viking warrior with sword and shield.

NOVA: Secrets of the Viking Sword

Considered one of the greatest swords ever made, how did Viking sword makers design and build the Ulfberht, and what was its role in history? NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and finally unravel the mystery of the Viking sword.

Wednesday, March 29, at 9:00 a.m.

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Marta Dusseldorp as Sarah Adams

A Place To Call Home

Set in Australia in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home is a compelling and romantic story of one woman’s journey to heal her soul and of a privileged family rocked by scandal. Acclaimed actress Marta Dusseldorp leads the cast as Sarah Adams, a woman with a mysterious past who returns to Australia after 20 years in Europe.

Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. beginning April 1

 

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