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Explore our world and the health issues that have been dominating the headlines. 

PBS Newshour Special 
Critical Care: America vs. The World 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 9 PM

Examine the highs and lows of America's health care system and travel to four other nations to see how they provide health coverage affordably and thoroughly, even in the face of the pandemic.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/21/2021 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Thu, 04/22/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 04/23/2021 @ 2 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sun, 04/25/2021 @ 2 AM
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Frontline 
The Virus That Shook The World, Part 1 
MONDAY, APRIL 26, 8 PM 

Living the year of the pandemic, filmed around the world, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Using extensive personal video and local footage, how people and countries responded to the virus, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 04/26/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Tue, 04/27/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 11 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 7 AM

Frontline 
The Virus That Shook The World, Part 2 
TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 9 PM 

Part two of the epic story of people around the world living through the year of the pandemic. With extensive personal video and local footage, the film shows the differing struggles, beliefs and responses, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Tue, 04/27/2021 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 9 AM
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WTVP

Human: The World Within 
BEGINS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 9 PM 

Human: The World Within uncovers not only the science behind how our bodies work, but how what’s inside powers every moment of what we do out in the world. Personal profiles of people from around the globe become entry points into deeper stories about how the body’s many systems function. Experts at the cutting edge of science and medicine reveal how the amazing feats humans can perform trace back to the incredible resilience of the human body. Radiolab's Jad Abumrad narrates the journey through this universe within, and reveals what makes us tick.

React - April 28
Examine the functions of the brain, spine and nerves through stories that show how bodies send and receive messages, and what happens when these wires get crossed — or cut. Compare nervous system functions to lightning and the electrical grid.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Wed, 04/28/2021 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Thu, 04/29/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Fri, 04/30/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 – Fri, 04/30/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 04/30/2021 @ 12 PM

 

This series will continue on Wednesdays through May.