Monday, April 12 at 9pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. This documentary examines the complicated legacy of westward expansion in the United States and an ugly reality at the heart of a Minnesotan family legend.
Finding Your Roots “The New World”
Tuesday, April 13 at 7pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America long before the birth of the United States.
Nova: Picture A Scientist
Wednesday, April 14 at 7pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Women make up less than a quarter of STEM professionals in the United States, and numbers are even lower for women of color. But a growing group of researchers is exposing longstanding discrimination and making science more inclusive.
Backroads “Hannah Cooper”
Thursday, April 15 at 7:30 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Emerging indie artist Hannah Cooper has won or been nominated for numerous folk awards. While the singer/songwriter has earned comparisons to Joni Mitchell, her unique alternating use of piano and acoustic guitar accompaniment, lays the foundation for a fresh vibe that defies genre categorizations.
Lakeland Currents “A Conversation with Retiring Lakeland PBS President & CEO Bill Sanford”
Friday, April 16 at 8pm – Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens for a conversation with retiring Lakeland PBS President & CEO Bill Sanford. Together, they look back on numerous changes at the station over the past 30 years, and look ahead at the future of public media here in norther and central Minnesota.
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