Thursday, Feb 15 12 p.m. (ET)

“The Lives of Others”

At its height, East Germany's secret police-- the "Stasi"-- had a network of more than a quarter million agents and informants. In "The Lives of Others"-- Germany's Oscar-nominated film -- this surveillance state is viewed through an...

Thursday, Feb 15 12:31 p.m. (ET)

From Backup Singer to Headline Act

She has crossed genres -- jazz, blues, country, swing, rock & roll -- and graced stages with the likes of Al Greene, Dolly Parton, Madonna, David Bowie, and more. Now, after 25 years in show biz, Catherine Russell is becoming a headliner...

Thursday, Feb 15 1 p.m. (ET)

Climbing the World’s Highest Peaks (Rebroadcast)

At 29,035 feet Mount Everest is the world's highest peak. But Annapurna- at 26,545 feet- is far more deadly, claiming the lives of half its would-be climbers. Ed Viesturs climbed them both, and twelve of the world's other highest peaks. He...

Thursday, Feb 15 1:24 p.m. (ET)

Francis Crick: An Eminent Life (Rebroadcast)

He was an idiosyncratic biologist who arguably made his important scientific announcement in a British pub. A look at the life of Francis Crick -- who discovered the double helix structure of DNA and helped us better understand the...

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