SCIENCE & HISTORY

Nova: Building Chernobyl's Megatomb

Engineers race the clock to assemble one of the most ambitious superstructures ever built—an extraordinary 40,000 ton, $1.5 billion dome to encase the crumbling remains of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor.

Wednesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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WGBH NEWS

Warren's New Book Connects with Middle Class Women

“This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle To Save America’s Middle Class” this book reads like an attempt to convince women that they must vote for Democrats. Or, against Republicans who have formed common cause with the evil corporate financial elites.

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SCIENCE & NATURE

Wild Weather

The best way to truly understand weather is to get inside it. Wild Weather introduces a global group of experts who risk their lives to demonstrate the power of wind, water and temperature.

Wednesday at 10pm on WGBH 2

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BRITISH DRAMAS

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

In The Price of Love, when a soldier is killed during a routine training exercise, Doctor Blake investigates soldiers and their wives involved in a promiscuous circle of swapping partners.

Wednesday at 8pm on WGBH 44

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FORUM NETWORK

Krista Tippett and David Whyte: Becoming Wise

Tippett, host of the award-winning program “On Being“, and poet David Whyte discuss the life-sized concepts addressed in Tippet's book, Becoming Wise: an inquiry into the mystery and art of living. 

MASTERPIECE

Home Fires Continues

In Episode 4, Teresa is asked on a date. Alison worries that her involvement with the Lyons could be dangerous. The Brindsleys make a disturbing discovery. Meanwhile, there's joyful news in the Campbell house, and Joyce unexpectedly joins forces with Erica.

Saturday at 8pm on WGBH 2

CLASSICAL RADIO BOSTON

Verve, Veritas, and Virtuosity with the London Haydn Quartet

Presented by the Boston Early Music Festival, the chamber group performs works by Beethoven, Haydn, and Weber.

On-demand at WCRB online

HOME & TRAVEL

Weekends with Yankee Premiere

Join hosts Richard Weise and Amy Traverso as they kick off the series by exploring New England's coastline. They start their adventure in Maine, creating an authentic Maine clambake, and make their way down south to Newport, Rhode Island where they learn the basics of boat-building.

DOCUMENTARY

Violins of the Holocaust

Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust follows Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein's efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, which were were played by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps and others that belonged to the Klezmer musical culture.

Thursday at 11am and 2pm on WGBH World

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