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Programming Highlights | June 2022
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By all means, get out and enjoy the great summer weather in June. But when can't get out, get into the outstanding line-up of documentaries and dramas, history, science and much more on WTVP. 

BABA BABEE SKAZALA:
GRANDMOTHER TOLD GRANDMOTHER
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 10 PM

The little-known story of Ukrainian children torn from their homes in World War II's crush between the Nazi and Soviet fronts. Spending their childhood as refugees in Europe, these inspiring individuals later immigrated to the United States, creating new homes and communities through their grit, faith and deep belief in the importance of preserving culture.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 06/02/2022 @ 10 PM

The Rose Garden

Explore the variety of roses found at Buckingham Palace and how the gardeners repel pests.

THE QUEEN'S GARDEN
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 5:30 PM AND WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 7 PM

With permission from her Majesty the Queen, this program reveals a year in Buckingham Palace Garden, exploring the history and the natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure right in the heart of London.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 06/12/2022 @ 5:30 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 06/15/2022 @ 7 PM

LEW WALLACE:
SHILOH SOLDIER, BEN-HUR BARD
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 5:30 PM

Lew Wallace (1827-1905) played a leading role in America's military, political, diplomatic and literary affairs during the 19th century. He was passionate about books and combat and dreamed of fame on the battlefield. Wallace's lasting fame ultimately came from writing Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, one of the most successful books of all time.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 06/19/2022 @ 5:30 PM

Who Killed Vincent Chin: Trailer

In Detroit, Ronald Ebens killed a young Chinese-American but never spent a day in jail.

POV: 
WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN?
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 9 PM

Academy Award-nominated Who Killed Vincent Chin? relentlessly probes the implications of a murder in the streets of Detroit, for the families of those involved and for the American justice system. Filmmaker Renee Tajima talks about the conflicting viewpoints of the crime that she unearthed while making the film.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 06/20/2022 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 06/22/2022 @ 2 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 06/22/2022 @ 7:30 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 06/23/2022 @ 12:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 06/23/2022 @ 8:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 06/25/2022 @ 11 AM

AGING MATTERS: COMPANIONSHIP AND INTIMACY
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 10:30 PM

We know loneliness can negatively impact our health, but what do we do about it? This original documentary explores the benefits and challenges of developing relationships as we age.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 06/20/2022 @ 10:30 PM

Follow the lives, loves, highs and lows of members of the Women's Land Army.

LAND GIRLS
THURSDAYS, JUNE 23 AND 30, 10 PM

Follow the lives, loves, highs and lows of the Women's Land Army members working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II. As men fought on the battlefields, women from all walks of life worked the farms that fed the nation, doing their part to keep the home front running.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 06/23/2022 @ 10 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 @ 10 PM

GOLDEN EAGLES: WITNESSES TO A CHANGING WEST
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 6 PM

The mighty golden eagle faces serious challenges throughout its North American range. Threats are increasing, and golden eagles are a species of serious conservation concern.
 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 06/26/2022 @ 6 PM
Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

The experiences of young people who struggle with mental health challenges.

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: YOUTH MENTAL ILLNESS
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 8 PM and TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 8 PM

Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness features first-person accounts from more than 20 young people, ranging in age from 11 to 27, who live with mental health conditions. Their parents, teachers, friends, health providers and independent mental health experts are also interviewed.
 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 06/27/2022 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 06/28/2022 @ 8 PM

DON QUIXOTE IN NEWARK
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 10 PM

Don Quixote in Newark tells the inspiring story of James Oleske, the New Jersey pediatrician who identified HIV/AIDS in children. His scientific breakthrough, the outcome of dedicated work in an underfunded community hospital, changed the profile of AIDS forever and was instrumental in discovering HIV. At the same time, his remarkable work spearheaded new forms of patient care.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 06/27/2022 @ 10 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Wed, 06/29/2022 @ 7:30 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 06/30/2022 @ 12:30 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Thu, 06/30/2022 @ 8:30 AM
Don Quixote in Newark

Trailer

Dr. James Oleske and the battle against childhood AIDS.