09/23/14 - Tuesday’s Topical Currents recalls the early days of soul music . . . in Miami. The first black-owned music label was created by Willie Clarke and Johnny Pearsall. They learned their trade on the streets of Overtown and at Johnny’s Record Store. Numerous Miami artists charted music during the period, including singers Betty Wright and Helene Smith.
This relentless little creature is one of the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Little is known about its behavior in the wild or why it is so aggressive. Our film will follow three badger specialists in South Africa who take on these masters of mayhem in ways that must be seen to be believed.
This compelling series tells the story of Prohibition, America's "Great Experiment", and raises questions on individual rights and responsibilities which are just as relevant now as they were then.
In "A NATION OF HYPOCRITES" support for Prohibition diminishes in the mid-1920s and the playfulness of sneaking around for a drink gives way to disenchantment with its glaring unintended consequences. Once the Great Depression sets in, Americans begin to re-examine their priorities. By December of 1933, Prohibition's reign finally comes to an end under President Franklin D Roosevelt, and for the first time in thirteen years, Americans can legally buy a drink.
Martin's once tranquil existence has been taken over by family life as clutter and noise is now everywhere. Louisa insists on the Doc taking baby James to play group, with predictable success. Aunt Ruth moves into town, but has problems with the property and her neighbor. Both Bert and Al face problems with their love lives.
From the wilds of Costa Rica to suburban America, a lovable, quirky cast of parrots will reveal their unforgettable tales and the bittersweet world they share with humans. Nature explores the difficulties of raising parrots.
Was a member of the British royal family in cahoots with the Nazis? Recently declassified FBI files expose a surprising twist in the legacy of Edward VIII. In 1941, President Roosevelt had the Duke of Windsor investigated for suspicion of sympathizing with Nazi Germany. What the investigation found was an astonishing plot to put Edward VIII on Britain's throne as Hitlers Nazi puppet. Under different circumstances, could this relationship have changed history as we know it?
Mr. & Mrs. Murder (10 pm)Follow the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan, who run an industrial cleaning business. They specialize in crime scenes and using this experience, they become amateur sleuths.
Early Checkout - The murder of a national hero in a swank hotel looks like an open-and-shut case to the police but not to Charlie and Nicola. To research their suspicions, they work undercover as hotel guests. Their niece, Jess, has less fun posing as a chambermaid.
Its the big day and the band is running on pure adrenaline. For them, sleep was not in the cards. Far from the land of Sunshine these students are now having to endure the wind and the cold, but that's okay, the energy from the crowd makes them forget all about it. For this is one of life's most memorable moments...
This is it! The last "official" rehearsal inside the Sheraton Ballroom before the big day. Yes, I said inside because outside it's been raining, cold and I could swear I saw a snow flurry or two. That could be me though, a typical Floridian looking for the excitement that snow brings. Momentarily of course!
There will be one more rehearsal at 3 am the day of the parade for the NBC crew. The students have a whopping 10 minute time slot to perform their "American Reunion" themed piece for the cameras.
Three different airlines transporting upwards of 180 students arriving at three different airports and somehow, if the wind blows just right and the planets are are aligned, everyone is to meet at Grand Central Station.