Heart Throb


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In anticipation of the new season of Poldark, Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what's to come for the dashing captain. 

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Freefalling


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Ever dream about jumping out of a plane at an altitude of up to 13,000 feet, and hurtling towards the earth at a speed of up to 200 mph before pulling on a rope to deploy a giant parachute and guide it to a soft landing? No?

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A Buzz in the Air


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As the season enters its final act, the whirring song of cicadas is carried on the warm air.

 
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This Land Was Made for You and Me


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In 1916, the National Parks System was established "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."

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Judy Blue Eyes


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Judy Collins: Love Letters to Stephen Sondheim takes you through Stephen Sondheim's remarkable treasure-trove of music, interweaving stories of Broadway and her life off stage.

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Clean Plate Club


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In 1902, pioneering cookbook author Fannie Farmer opened Miss Farmer’s School of Cookery in Boston. Her best-known work, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, introduced the concept of using standardized measuring spoons and cups, a novel culinary concept at that time.

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Stay Informed


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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Jim Braude does double duty at WGBH News: first sharing the mic with Margery Eagan on Boston Public Radio at 11am on 89.7 WGBH, and again as the host of Greater Boston at 7pm on WGBH 2.

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Case Closed


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It’s a wrap for Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox as Lewis and Hathaway on Masterpiece Mystery!’s Inspector Lewis. We’ll miss seeing them investigate new cases of murder and other crimes in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.

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Anybody There?


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Today is a coincidental, double anniversary, demonstrating how deep telecommunications technology has developed and, literally, how far it has gone.

 
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The Old Manse


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Tonight, Open Studio with Jared Bowen looks at public art and the Old Manse site in Concord where artist Sam Durant is doing an installation. 

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A Night at the Opera


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Opera lovers, Anthony Minghella's critically acclaimed 2006 production of Madama Butterfly comes to you on Great Performances at the Met

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Blue Ribbon Time


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The thought of going to a state or county fair is a cheerful pick-me-up for those of us who watch wistfully as the summer season wanes. 

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