Georgia Tech students compete in this live broadcast for the Inventure Prize, awarded to the team or individual with the greatest new invention or innovation. In the past, contestants have presented new medical devices, athletic clothing, even dog toys. Airs Wednesday, March 26th @ 7:30PM.
Andrew Young Presents
Two new episodes focusing on the History of Atlanta. Series premiers Monday, March 31st @ 9PM and 10PM.
Story of the Jews
This five part series, written and hosted by noted historian and scholar Simon Schama, offers a comprehensive history of the Jewish experience through present day. It is an epic odyssey and Schama's personal journey of discovery into a world that has been calling him throughout his working life. First two episodes air Tuesday, March 25 beginning @ 8PM. The remaining three episodes air Tuesday, April 1 @ 8PM.
|Trailer | The Story of the Jews | PBS|
As a bonus head over to our Passion for Learning blog for our series on the Jewish experience in Georgia which includes a guest post with primary resources from Jeremy Katz, Archivist from the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.
In Performance at the White House "Women of Soul"
From the East Room of the White House, the President and Mrs. Obama welcome Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and others to perform the songs made famous by generations of those remarkable women of soul that overcame adversity through the power and passion of their music; from Etta James to Diana Ross to Aretha herself. Airs Tuesday, April 8 @ 10PM.
This film by Ken Burns showcases the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont -- where students grappling with an array of learning challenges use the Gettysburg Address as a tool for success. The film uses the contemporary story to reveal the history, context and importance of one of the greatest speeches in US history.
Airs Tuesday, April 15th @ 9PM.
Sharon Collins tackles invasive species taking over our state.
Airs Friday April 18 @ 8:30PM.