NATURE

Nature's Miniature Miracles

Great things come in small packages. Nature's Miniature Miracles tells the epic survival stories of the world’s smallest animals, from a tiny sengi, the “cheetah” of the shrew world, to a small shark that walks on land; for these animals, size does not matter.

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WGBH NEWS

How Did Black Friday Become Part Of Thanksgiving?

Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn joined Boston Public Radio to discuss how this national day of shopping became as integral to the holiday weekend as Turkey Day itself.

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NOVA

Extreme Animal Weapons

From lobster claws and dog teeth, to bee stings and snake fangs, every creature depends on a weapon. But some are armed to extremes that make no practical sense. NOVA investigates the riddle of outsize weaponry and uncovers new theories about what triggers an animal arms race.

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FRONTLINE

How Poverty Affects Kids

Frontline spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin. Poor Kids is an is an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it's rarely seen, through the eyes of children.

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The Topping Tooters of the Town

The people of Renaissance London were treated to some of the best tunes in the land, and this group is revitalizing some old favorites.

All week on 99.5 WCRB

LUTHER

Follow A Near-Genius Detective On His Missions

Luther must out manoeuvre a trained sniper on a mission to kill police officers. Meanwhile, Alice has been investigating Luther and to his horror, seems to know what happened to Madsen during his arrest. 

Monday at 9pm on WGBH 44

WGBH NEWS

Can Pot Help Alleviate The Opioid Crisis?

Opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts continue to decline in 2017, according to the latest data from the state. Some advocates for marijuana legalization cite it as additional evidence that legalization results in fewer opioid deaths.

WGBH NEWS

Puerto Rico Still Plods Toward Recovery

Today marks two months since Hurricane Maria barreled through the Caribbean, devastating Puerto Rico. Many areas of the island continue to experience a lingering impact, which means many communities remain without power and are living in the dark.

MASTERPIECE

The Durrells in Corfu Season 2 Finale

With two women in labor plus a stabbing victim, Dr. Petridis has his hands full - Louisa, Leslie and Spiros to the rescue! But wait... Gerry’s otter is also giving birth! Don't miss the closing chapter of season 2.

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