Election Day is only a few weeks away and tpt offers you the best programs to make an informed choice. First, examine the preidency of Richard Nixon on American Experience; then, Mary Lahammer reveals little-known facts about the Minnesota candidates for U.S. Senate on Senate Race MN: 3 Big Moments and lastly, Frontline chronicles the rich biographies of John McCain and Barack Obama. And for a break from politics, don't miss Second City comedy and your chance to win free movie passes!
Explore one of the most controversial figures in American politics and the fateful combination of strengths and weaknesses that propelled him to the presidency and brought him down in the face of impeachment.
Monday, October 13, 8pm; Tuesday, October 14, 2am Tuesday, October 14, 7pm
Made with official permission by the U.S. Army, this film follows eight U.S. soldiers as they reveal their inner moral dilemmas and transcends politics to explore the tension between spiritual values and military orders.
Sunday, October 19, 10pm; Monday, October 20, 4am Monday, October 20, 8pm
Mary Lahammer reveals the three biggest moments that shaped the lives of Minnesota's leading U.S. Senate candidates. This is your opportunity to get to know the people behind the politics.
Wednesday, October 22, 8pm; Thursday, October 23, 2am; Sunday, October 26, 10pm; Monday, October 27, 4am; Wednesday, October 29, 9:30pm; Thursday, October 30, 3:30 am Thursday, October 23, 7pm; Thursday, October 30, 9:30pm
Facing rising pressure from governments, green groups and investors - big business is reshaping its approach to the environment. Travel the globe and see what's really going to solve one of the most urgent issues of our time.
Tuesday, October 21, 8pm; Wednesday, October 22, 2 am
This two-part retrospective tells the story of a phenomenon that changed the face of comedy forever and spawned some of the biggest names in comedy including: John Candy, Dan Akroyd, Tina Fey, Martin Short, Bill Murray, Mike Myers and many others.
(Part One) Thursday, October 23, 8pm; Friday, October 24, 2am; (Part Two) Thursday, October 23, 9pm; Friday, October 24, 3am; Saturday, October 25, 10pm
Join the new PBS KIDS music host, Mr. Steve, at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, on Sunday, October 19th, at 11am. Courtesy of PBS KIDS and the Cedar Cultural Center, we have FREE TICKETS to give away!
For a chance to win, send an email to SteveSongsLive@gmail.com, with your first & last name, and the number of tickets requested (up to 4 total) – you will then receive a confirmation email.
On November 4, 2008, check out the special two-hour PBS Kids GO! Marathon on tpt. Watch Arthur, your favorite aardvark; solve the next cyber-mystery with CYBERCHASE and join the definition dynamo WordGirl on another daring adventure.
Join tpt's Program Club. You'll have an opportunity to make new friends, learn about tpt programs, and have fun along the way.
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Roads, Rails and Urban Change
Journey through the history of transportation and examine the key transportation topics facing Minnesota planners and policy makers in the near future. Co-produced with the University of Minnesota Metro Consortium.
Sunday, October 19, 6pm
Green Cities: Leading the Way
Sustainability and environmentally friendly practices are increasingly important in our communities. Explore these efforts in several cities throughout Minnesota. Co-produced with the League of MN Cities.