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Earthflight - North America

Snow geese, pelicans and bald eagles fly over the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon, Alaska and the Golden Gate Bridge and encounter multiple obstacles. These brave birds encounter bears, dolphins, bison, and spawning fish along their journey. See how they avoid these interferences, or face them head on. Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation - North America airs Wednesday, August 27th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Clip]

Why Sharks Attack

Great White Shark

In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusett. What’s behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where it’s rarely been seen for hundreds of years? Separate fact from fear, as scientists uncover what's behind the great white’s hunting instincts. NOVA: Why Sharks Attack airs Wednesday, August 27th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Operation Maneater
Great White Shark

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With the recent string of deadly shark attacks in Australia, Mark Evans is trying to find a solution that will keep both people and sharks safe. Join him as he tags great whites; joins patrol teams searching for sharks; and tests a new “multi-spectral” camera that can spots sharks from the air. Operation Maneater: Great White Shark premieres Wednesday, August 27th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

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Dorothea Lange:
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Dorothea Lange, 1937

Through her granddaughter’s narrative, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning tells the story of this extraordinary photographer and the art that she made. Along with never-before-seen footage and photos, this documentary uncovers the intimate family memories of the artist who challenged America to know itself. American Masters Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premieres Friday, August 29th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

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