Women's History Month recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women that often times go over-looked or unrecognized.
Milwaukee PBS celebrates Women's History Month with diverse and inspiring programming.
The Perfect 36 chronicles the efforts of the incredible individuals in the last battle for the crucial 36 states to ratify voting rights for American women.
Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote airs on Sunday, March 5 at 11 pm on channel 36.
Three women confront the challenges of readjusting to civilian life after military service. Once back in the United States, they cope with the disintegration of their relationships, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, health problems, military sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and employment difficulties.
Soldier On: Life After Deployment airs on Sunday, March 12 at 11 pm on channel 36.
She turned the world on with her smile on The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and countless movie roles. This special features dozens of classic clips plus comments from Betty White, Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod, John Amos, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore herself. Plus, Oprah Winfrey recounts Mary Tyler Moore's critical role in inspiring Oprah, and millions of others, as TV's first independent career woman.
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration airs on Monday, March 20 at 9 pm on channel 10.
For the past 75 years, Wallis Simpson has been cast as the scarlet woman of British history--the siren who seduced Edward VIII and caused him to give up his throne. But a trove of secret letters written by Wallis suggest that the story of their infamous marriage may not be entirely factual.
Wallis Simpson: Secret Letters airs on Saturday, March 25 at 9 pm on channel 10.
Clad in fatigues, an Australian bush hat, harlequin eyeglasses, a Leica camera slung around her shoulders and an infamous pair of pearl earrings, Dickey Chapelle stood out and defied everyone's notion of what a war correspondent was. Striving to not just capture the horrors of the war, but also the day-to-day lives of soldiers, how combat took a heavy toll on them and what was really happening on the front lines.
Behind the Pearl Earrings: The Story of Dickey Chapelle airs on Saturday, March 25 at 10 pm on channel 36.
In an era when women weren't even allowed on the battlefield, Joan of Arc's faith drove her transformation from an ordinary peasant girl into a legendary female warrior and historical icon. In JOAN OF ARC: GOD'S WARRIOR, historian Dr. Helen Castor (She-Wolves: England's Early Queens; Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage and Death) utilizes an original court manuscript from Joan's trial to separate fact from fiction and uncover the true story of her life.
Joan of Arc: God's Warrior airs on Sunday, March 26 at 3 pm on channel 36.
Royalty is a mixture of myth and reality - it's the fairytale romance of a princess coming together with living history. Since her accession to the British throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II has embodied this combination by simultaneously serving as her country's most public figure and its leading enigma.
The Majestic Life of Queen Elizabeth the II airs on Monday, March 27 at 9 pm on channel 10.
Penny Cooper's life brims with stories mirroring the profound changes in our country from the 1940s to the present. Cooper proves herself quite the raconteur with seemingly unlimited anecdotes. Throughout her life, she has found herself at the center of dramatic social progress for women. A role model and pioneer, Cooper perhaps owes much of her success in transcending the glass ceiling to her unwavering resilience, fortitude and infamous humility.
Penny: Champion of the Marginalized airs on Monday, March 27 at 11:30 pm on channel 10.