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Edition 17  |  August 10, 2020
Black Nouveau: Stories of Our Pandemic #103
Thursday, August 13, 7:30 PM, Ch. 10.1
 

For many Milwaukeeans, the pandemic, and the "Black Lives Matter" movement and protests are forever linked. James Causey talks with former Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales about the protests and other issues. Alexandria Mason shows us a new mural "Martyrs of Injustice; Heroes of the Protest" by artists including Brad Anthony Bernard, and Joanne Williams discusses how the pandemic is affecting seniors and their caregivers. We also have a conversation with Ossie Kendrix, President and CEO of Wisconsin's African-American Chamber of Commerce, about the pandemic's impact on black businesses.

DNC 2020 Milwaukee: A 10thirtysix™ Special
Monday, August 17, 4:30 PM Ch 10.1


Using a mix of pre-produced content and studio discussion, this special will take a look at the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, and will discuss issues relevant to voters this November.

The program will be hosted by 10thirtysix™ host Portia Young and guest panelists will include Zac Schultz from PBS Wisconsin and Angelina Mosher Salazar from WUWM Radio.

DNC 2020 Milwaukee: A Here and Now Special
Friday, August 21, 8:00 PM, Ch 10.1


Using a combination of pre-produced interviews and studio conversation, this special will examine the just-concluded 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. The show will be produced in Madison and anchored by PBS Wisconsin's Frederica Freyburg.
Around the Corner with John McGivern™ - Appleton
Thursday, August 13
7:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

 
This week on “Around the Corner with John McGivern™", John and the crew *escape* to Appleton! Tune in to find out why that’s so punny!
 

 
Outdoor Wisconsin - Lighthouse
Thursday, August 13
9:00 PM, Ch. 10.1

 
Travel to Wind Point Lighthouse on Racine County's Lake Michigan shoreline. Elizabeth Cramer and the crew tour several lighthouses in Door County. DNR Fisheries Biologist Bradd Sims talks about the 2018 summer floods and their impact on stream fisheries in Dane County. Plus, Dan Small visits the Beaver Creek Reserve in Eau Claire County.
 
American Experience:
Reagan: Lifeguard

Tuesday, August 11
7:00 PM, Ch. 10.1


In 1989, after two terms in office, Ronald Wilson Reagan left the White House as one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century - and one of the most controversial. When his Hollywood career began to wane, Reagan turned to politics. One by one, his opponents underestimated him; one by one, Reagan surprised them, rising to become a president who always preferred to see America as a "shining city on a hill."
Part 2 of 2
FRONTLINE: COVID's Hidden Toll
Tuesday, August 11
10:00 PM, Ch. 10.1


FRONTLINE investigates how the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers. Stories from the pandemic's invisible victims include crucial farm and meat-packing workers who lack protections and have been getting sick.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Won’t You Sing Along with Me
Monday, August 17, 7:00 AM, Ch. 10.3

Milwaukee PBS has grr-ific news! This special program helps address some of the challenges and changes preschoolers and families have been facing lately. There will be plenty of repeats if you miss the first broadcast. Plus, enjoy new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood throughout the week of August 17.
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Saturday, August 14, 8:00 PM, Ch. 36.1

This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928-2014), best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture", she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

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I'll Have What Phil's Having
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Embark on an international culinary expedition with Phil Rosenthal, creator of the TV hit Everybody Loves Raymond, and one of Hollywood’'s funniest producers. Join Phil as he explores six culinary capitals of the world in search of the best of a city’s specialty or one of its most unusual dishes.
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