Scroll down to learn about this month's featured programs. Shows are organized week by week. All programs are on 13.1 unless otherwise noted.
Go Public! 2020: November 29–December 6
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PBS NewsHour 2020 Election Coverage
The Newshour team provides extensive coverage of election night.
Tuesday, November 3 starting at 6 pm ET.
We're Still Here
First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artists in Canada lead an effort to right long-standing social injustices, heal personal traumas, and preserve their cultures.
Wednesday, November 4 at 3 pm ET. Repeats 11/23 at 9 pm ET.
Filmmaker David Artushin lost his father, James, a Vietnam War veteran, to ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He examine new evidence that is increasingly causing ALS to be considered a service-related disease.
Sunday, November 8 at 3:30 pm ET.
Survivorman star Les Stroud embarks on a wilderness adventure with eight young Dene men to help them heal from a 2016 school shooting in their remote Canadian aboriginal community of La Loche, Saskatchewan.
Sunday, November 8 at 7 pm ET.
Rise of the Nazis
Learn the chain of events that propels Hitler from the fringes to the heart of the government.
Tuesdays at 9 pm ET, begins November 10.
Life of a Michigan Rail-Trail
The Pere Marquette Rail-Trail
StoryAs told by managers, users, business owners, and residents, this film describes the challenges and benefits the citizens of Midland and Isabella counties experienced converting an abandoned rail road corridor to a recreation trail and greenway.
Sunday, November 15 at 3:30 pm ET.
Revisiting The Lost Villages of the Aleutian Islands
The story of a project that brought Unanga survivors of World War II back to the Aleutian Islands communities they were forced to leave during the war–and then never allowed to resettle.
Sunday, November 15 at 7 pm ET.
A Chitimacha Recollection
Journey into sacred places of the Atchafalaya Basin of Louisiana with author Roger Stouff, a fisherman descended from “a long and distinguished lineage of fishermen,” as he provides native stories, beliefs and perspectives about this important and often overlooked people.
Sunday, November 15 at 7:30 pm ET.
An Arthur Thanksgiving
Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving! Can family, friends, and the rest of Elwood City get Pal home, rescue a runaway parade balloon, and help D.W. and Aunt Minnie celebrate the best Thanksgiving yet?
Monday, November 16 at 8 am ET. Repeats 11/20 at 8:30 am ET.
A PBS American Portrait Story
Explore how people in different age groups see themselves and their place in America.
Monday, November 16 at 9:30 pm ET.
Rise of the Nazis
The First Six Months in Power
Discover the measures Chancellor Hitler takes to dismantle the German state.
Tuesday, November 17 at 9 pm ET.
The Horse Relative
Explore the historic art of horse regalia and how the tradition is being revived and reinterpreted by Dakota communities for a new generation.
Thursday, November 19 at 3 pm ET.
Under the Radar Michigan
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
We head up to the UP's frosty center for some wild winter fun. We'll let the good times roll, go frozen fishing, let gravity be our guide and then warm up with some awesome edibles. We'll even show you some snowshoes you can use.
Thursday, November 19 at 9:30 pm ET. Repeats 11/20 at 5 pm ET.
A Change of Practice
Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved
Follow third- and fourth-year LMU Students as they complete their medical degree from MSU in Flint. During this time, they learn they are called to be more than physicians; their role is to change the practice of medicine.
Sunday, November 22 at 3:30 pm ET.
We're Still Here
First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artists in Canada lead an effort to right long-standing social injustices, heal personal traumas, and preserve their cultures, in a cutting edge and poignant look at how Hip-Hop plays an important role in transforming the lives of both musicians, their audiences and communities.
Monday, November 23 at 9 pm ET.
Rise of the Nazis
Night of the Long Knives
See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany's president and the Nazis' power base.
Tuesday, November 24 at 9 pm ET.
And Now We Rise
A Portrait of Samuel Johns
And Now We Rise is a portrait of Samuel Johns, a young Athabaskan hip hop artist, founder of the Forget Me Not Facebook Group for displaced people in Alaska, and activist for a cultural renaissance as he heals from his own legacy of historical trauma.
Thursday, November 26 at 3 pm ET.
Manoomin (Wild Rice)
Ojibwe Spirit Food
A documentary about wild rice in the Ojibwe’s history and spiritual culture and the traditional procedures for harvesting, processing, and cooking wild rice. Produced in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Sociologist Michael Loukinen, PhD. Part of the Beaumier Heritage Documentary Series
Friday, November 27 at 9 pm ET.
A tale of a kindhearted soul who with little more than imagination and hope, breathes life into what others regard as useless, transforming the simplest of objects into comedic treasures and inspired moments of magic. Part of Go Public! 2020
Saturday, November 28 at 8 pm ET.
Linked to Legends
This documentary by NMU Professor Dwight Brady focuses on U.P. athletes who played for and against the early Packers, along with other U.P. players who made their mark in the first decade of the NFL. Part of Go Public! 2020
Saturday, November 28 at 9:30 pm ET. Repeats 11/30 at 2:30 pm ET.
On the Front Lines
A Michigan nurse faces two crises at once: COVID-19 and racial tensions in the U.S.
Sunday, November 29 at 11:30 am ET.
Quilts of Valor II
Reunion of national quilting celebrities Alex Anderson, Mark Lipinski and host Marianne Fons from the original Quilts of Valor to work on one magnificent, new Quilt of Valor. Part of Go Public! 2020
Sunday, November 29 at 6:30 pm ET.
Masterpiece 50 Fabulous Years!
Celebrate the iconic series that introduced generations of PBS viewers to the delights of British drama. Part of Go Public! 2020
Sunday, November 29 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 11/30 at Midnight ET.
Greatest Love Songs (My Music)
Enjoy the romantic crooner’s biggest hits and best-loved ballads including “Love Story” and “Moon River." Part of Go Public! 2020
Sunday, November 29 at 9:30 pm ET.
Peter, Paul and Mommy, Too
America's most popular folk trio celebrates the spirit of children in a magical journey through a timeless repertoire of children's songs in a concert taped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theater. Part of Go Public! 2020
Monday, November 30 at 8 pm ET.