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American Masters
Jascha Heifetz
Godís Fiddler

Jascha Heifetz caricature by Al Hirschfeld.

Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz through conductor Itzhak Perlman, students, archival performances and home movies. His story embodies the paradox of artistic genius: how a mortal man lives with immortal gifts, honored at a lifelong price. American Masters: Jascha Heifetz: Godís Fiddler premieres Thursday, April 16th at 7:00pm and encores Friday, April 17th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Voces on PBS
Children of Giant

James Dean and two local children on the Marfa, Texas set of Giant.

In 1955, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean and a massive crew descended on the Texas town of Marfa to begin production on Giant. Now, 60 years later, Children of Giant explores the filmís still timely examination of racial prejudice. Voces on PBS: Children of Giant premieres Friday, April 17th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Austin City Limits:
The Shins/
Dr. Dog

The Shins and Dr. Dog

Austin City Limits presents alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog. The Shins play songs from their latest record Port of Morrow [Watch Clip], while Dr. Dog highlights Be the Void. [Watch Clip] Austin City Limits: The Shins/Dr. Dog airs Saturday, April 18th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Visit Austin City Limitsí website for past performances, behind the scenes footage, and more. [Click Here]

And stay tuned for Live from the Artists Den: Vampire Weekend at 11:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Call the Midwife
Season 4 - Episode 4

Tom Hereward (Jack Ashton), Trixie Franklin (Helen George)

Sister Winifredís eyes are opened to Poplarís seedy underworld when she cares for an expectant prostitute. Meanwhile, Barbara struggles to understand why an expectant father would put undue pressure on his wife to bear a son, and Sister Monica Joan feels redundant as the busy midwives go about their work. The bishopís meeting with Tom leads to an argument between Trixie and Tom. Call the Midwife, Season 4 - Episode 4 premieres Sunday, April 19th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Mr. Selfridge
Season 3 - Episodes 4

Trystan Gravelle as Victor and Elsa Naomi Ryan as a Barmaid

When Locksley makes a surprise move, Harry ups the stakes. Princess Marie makes her own move. Victor and Violette are caught off guard. Masterpiece: Mr. Selfridge, Season 3 - Episodes 4 premieres Sunday, April 19th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Masterpiece Classic
Wolf Hall
Episode 3

Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn and Damian Lewis as King Henry VIII

With the cardinal dead, it falls to Cromwell to orchestrate a marriage between the king and Anne Boleyn. The king rewards Cromwell for his loyalty, but he is being closely watched by his enemies. Masterpiece Classic: Wolf Hall - Episode 3 premieres Sunday, April 19th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

*Due to the non-standard length of Wolf Hall - Episode 3 (1hour and 3 minutes), Charlie Rose - The Week will start at 10:03pm.

At Issue
Substance Abuse Trends Among
Young People

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This week on At Issue, H Wayne Wilson discusses substance abuse among young people with Tegan Hewitt, the Director of Behavioral Health Services for Children's Home Association of Illinois; Liz Helton, the Residential Unit Coordinator for Chestnut Health Systems; and Dan Haligas, the COO of Children's Home Association of Illinois.

Substance Abuse Trends Among Young People airs:

  • Thursday at 8:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1
  • Friday at 8:30pm on WTVP-WORLD 47.2
  • Sunday at 4:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1