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New Titles This Week:

Episodes 1-4 of Country Music are now available for all viewers to stream here: https://www.pbs.org/show/country-music/collections/broadcast-version/
Episodes 5-8 are now available to Passport members only.

Country Music | Ep. 5: “The Sons and Daughters of America” (1964-1968)
See how country music reflects a changing America, with Loretta Lynn speaking to women everywhere, Merle Haggard becoming “The Poet of the Common Man,” and audiences looking beyond race to embrace Charley Pride.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/3032623940/
Available Sept. 15, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020

Country Music | Ep. 6: “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” (1968-1972)
Learn how country music responds to a nation divided by the Vietnam War, as Army captain turned songwriter Kris Kristofferson sets a new lyrical standard, and artists like Bob Dylan and the Byrds find a recording home in Nashville.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/3032624416/
Available Sept. 15, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020

Country Music | Ep. 7: “Are You Sure Hank Done it This Way?” (1973-1983)
Witness a vibrant era in country music, with Dolly Parton finding mainstream success; Hank Williams, Jr. and Rosanne Cash emerging from their famous fathers’ shadows; and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings launching the “Outlaw” movement.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/3032624895/
Available Sept. 15, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020

Country Music | Ep. 8: “Don’t Get Above Your Rasin’” (1984 – 1996)
Learn how “New Traditionalists” like George Strait, Randy Travis, and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/3032625526/
Available Sept. 15, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020


Expiring Soon:

Austin City Limits | Dan Auerbach / Shinyribs
Enjoy modern pop and roots music from Akron’s Dan Auerbach and Austin’s Shinyribs. Auerbach puts the Black Keys on hold to showcase his second solo album, Waiting On a Song. Fronted by Kevin Russell of the Gourds, Shinyribs whips up Texas country soul from its LP I Got Your Medicine.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/3008720468/
Expires Oct. 14, 2019

The Central Park Five
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. Directed and produced by Ken Burns, David McMahon, and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/2364990501/
Expires Oct. 16, 2019

American Experience | Tesla
Nikola Tesla’s technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century. Although eclipsed in fame by Edison and Marconi, it was Tesla’s vision that paved the way for today’s wireless world. His fertile but undisciplined imagination was the source of his genius but also his downfall, as the image of Tesla as a “mad scientist” came to overshadow his reputation as a brilliant innovator.
Stream it here: https://www.pbs.org/video/2365867588/
Expires Oct. 17, 2019

 

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