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The Best of Big Blue Live 56 min.

Join scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts in Monterey Bay, California, to view its once endangered, now thriving, ecosystem, where nature’s most charismatic marine creatures gather to feed on an abundance of food.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 87 min.

Ludwig van Beethoven’s transformative Symphony No. 9 has been described as “the world’s greatest symphony.” It is recognizable even to the most casual classical music listener. This special Ode to Joy: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 showcases this musical masterpiece in a rare television recording by the Vienna Chamber Orchestra with the Westminster Symphonic Choir, under the direction of conductor Ma...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Mystery Beneath the Ice 54 min.

Krill are tiny, shrimp-like creatures crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem and, maybe, to the future of all oceans. Join the research ship Polarstern in the vast Antarctic ice pack in search of ice caves and juvenile krill. Scientists test the theory that as climate change alters the ice pack, the life cycle of krill is disrupted, implying that shifts in the timing of the seasons may impact the natu...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped 54 min.

Alzheimer’s ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. Join scientists as they untangle the cause of this tragic illness and go behind the scenes of major drug trials to discover the therapies that may slow and even prevent the disease.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson 160 min.

This two-part, four-hour series tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. “Jackie Robinson,” Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” Directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson, Part 1 112 min.

Robinson rises from humble origins to integrate Major League Baseball, performing brilliantly despite the threats and abuse he faces on and off the field and, in the process, challenges the prejudiced notions of what a black man can achieve.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson, Part 2 114 min.

Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for “turning the other cheek.” After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

To Catch a Comet 55 min.

Billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft the size of a car traveled towards an icy rock 2.5 miles across hurtling through space at tens of kilometers per second. It had been in space for ten years, but on Nov. 12, 2014 it did something no other spacecraft had ever attempted — orbit and land on a comet.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

10 Homes that Changed America 55 min.

10 Homes that Changed America highlights ten architecturally adventuresome dwellings, which provided Americans with more than just a “roof over their heads”—these homes elevated living to an art form. Meet the talented architects who brought these buildings to life, along with their often-eccentric clients, and the lucky individuals who live in these historic homes today. A primer in domestic arch...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

10 Parks that Changed America 55 min.

10 Parks that Changed America tells the story of ten visionaries who took open canvases of God-forsaken land, and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life. From the elegant squares of Savannah, Georgia, to a park built over a freeway in Seattle, to the more recent High Line in New York, each story introduces the heroes who brou...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016