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“Managing Health Information”

A discussion of efforts to coordinate health information procedures in Michigan, with a focus on the Upper Peninsula Health Information Exchange, one of six gateways to the statewide system. Guests, from the Upper Peninsula Health Plan, Chief Executive Officer Dennis Smith and Chief Innovation Officer Paula Hedlund. (Repeat from March) [Schedule Note: The episode originally scheduled for this week, Rape Prevention, has been postponed until later this summer.]
Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 5/29 at 2:30 pm ET

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“Jake Owen”

This classic PBS concert series returns for a new season including its 100th episode. Soundstage features new and established artists from various music genres. This week, enjoy the electrifying SOUNDSTAGE debut of country music’s “barefoot” rising star! Guided by musical instinct and a willingness to experiment, Grammy and CMA Award nominee Jake Owen ascended to stardom with five #1 smashes.
Saturday, May 28 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic Songs at the Center
“Jasey Schnaars, Donna Mogavero, Matt Munhall”

New music series features accomplished singer-songwriters performing “in the round” before a live audience with interviews and short features. Songs at the Center is hosted and co-created by Eric Gnezda, an award-winning songwriter and Emmy-nominated TV journalist, who conceived the program based upon his decades of performing in venues across America, from concert and convention halls, to Nashville’s iconic Bluebird Café. This week: Jasey Schnaars, Donna Mogavero, and Matt Munhall.
Saturday, May 28 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: James Taylor Austin City Limits
“James Taylor”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years.
Saturday, May 28 at 11 pm ET

Sunday

Pictured: Joe Mantegna (left) and Gary Sinise (right) co-host the 27th broadcast of this night of remembrance. National Memorial Day Concert
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host the 27th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The concert airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before an audience of hundreds of thousands, millions at home, and to our troops around the world via American Forces Network. This year's all-star line-up includes: classical superstar Renee Fleming; The Beach Boys; actress and singer Katharine McPhee; Trace Adkins; and Alfie Boe.
Sunday, May 29 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 5/30 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Program title graphic The U.P. Recalls The WAR
In this 2007 WNMU-TV production, people living in the Upper Peninsula recall World War II, sharing images and stories from the battlefields of Europe, and the home towns we know and love. They take us from the Battle of the Bulge, to Italy with the 10th Mountain Division, to the glider factory in Kingsford, and to the mines of the U.P. iron range. This is the story of people who fought for freedom in the greatest war the world has ever known, both abroad and at home.
Sunday, May 29 at 9:30 pm ET
Repeats 6/1 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: WWII Navy pilot trainees. Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan
Between 1942 and 1945, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Navy trained nearly 15,000 pilots, including 41st President George H.W. Bush, to land and take off from two makeshift aircraft carriers —the Seaandbee and Greater Buffalo – in the safety of landlocked Lake Michigan. This documentary sheds light on that little-known training operation and over 100 classic aircraft sitting on the bottom of Lake Michigan.
Sunday, May 29 at 10:30 pm ET

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