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Pictured: Dalya attends weekly mass service at her all girls Catholic high school. POV
“Dalya's Other Country/4.1 Miles”

Follow the nuanced story of a family displaced by the Syrian conflict, walking the line between their Muslim values and the new world they inhabit, and a Greek Coast Guard captain caught in the middle of the biggest refugee crisis since WWII.
Monday, June 26 at 9 pm ET


Pictured: Thomas Sayre's earthcast Forum which was installed at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Earthcaster
Documents Thomas Sayre’s evolution as an artist, and follows Sayre and his crew as they build two of his signature massive earthen sculptures. Working out of a repurposed warehouse in Raleigh, N.C, the internationally known sculptor and designer has been creating public art installations for decades in sites around the world. From Thailand to Turkey and in a number of U.S. cities — including Baltimore, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, Portland, Raleigh, Tucson, and his hometown of Washington, D.C. — Sayre has been commissioned to reflect the distinctive identity and history of each place.
Tuesday, June 27 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Dancers holding hands. Capturing Grace
There are no patients, there are only dancers. It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s world renowned Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. CAPTURING GRACE is about what happens when those two worlds intersect. Filmed over the course of a year, Dave Iverson’s documentary reveals the hopes, fears, and triumphs of this newly forged community as they work together to create a unique, life-changing performance.
Tuesday, June 27 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Andreas Viestad New Scandinavian Cooking
Award-winning TV host and cookbook author Andreas Viestad returns for more culinary adventures in season seven of the international cooking series. In this episode, Andreas embarks on a culinary journey, looking for the source of the new Nordic food revolution. The journey begins in Oslo, at Norway's best restaurant, Maaemo. He goes fishing for langoustines and foraging for wild herbs. On board the train again Andreas invites for a herring tartar and on arrival in Stavanger he visits Tango Bar and Kitchen for a modern herring feast.
Tuesdays at 4:30 pm ET, begins June 27

Pictured: Michael Wood walks through Tiananmen Square The Story of China
“Golden Age/The Ming”

This new 6-hour series, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, explores the history of the world's oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day. In hours 3 and 4, see the stunning achievements of two of China’s most brilliant dynasties: the Song, creators of a Chinese Renaissance, and the Ming, builders of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
Tuesday, June 27 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 6/28 at 1 pm ET

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“Supplements and Safety”

Follow an investigation into the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with limited FDA oversight. Examine the marketing and regulating of supplements, and cases of contamination and serious health problems. Schedule change: This episode was originally scheduled to air on 6/20, and was replaced by Secret History of Isis.
Tuesday, June 27 at 10 pm ET

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Win a visit to Mackinac Island worth over $1800!
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Grand Hotel, in association with Public TV 13, will provide a two-day vacation to the winner of our Great ‘Grand’ Giveaway drawing. Thanks to Grand Hotel for their generous support! Prize information and How to Enter   Official Contest Rules

Boxed In program title graphic Watch Barnes-Hecker: Memories of a Misfortune Online
Commemorating the 90th anniversary of the 1926 Barnes-Hecker Mine tragedy, WNMU-TV presents an encore of our 2001 documentary based on the book "No Tears in Heaven" by Thomas G. Friggens. Includes the original 35-minute program, 10 minutes of extra interviews as seen on the DVD, and a new introduction and interview with Mary Tippett, co-chair of the 2016 Barnes-Hecker Remembrance.
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2016-17 Season Games Now Available
Join host Jim Koski for our 39th High School Bowl quiz tournament. U.P. and northern Wisconsin teams compete in a battle of speed and knowledge. Exercise your brain, play along and cheer on your local team.
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