AMERICAN MASTERS

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Celebrate the life of Joan Rivers with this revealing documentary that lays bare both the struggle and thrill of her experience as a groundbreaking female performer fighting to keep her career thriving.

Tuesday at 10:30pm on WGBH 2

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WGBH NEWS

Boston Public Radio Expands to 3 Hours

Jim Braude and Margery Eagan start Boston Public Radio an hour earlier at their new time of 11am, and stay right through their usual end time of 2pm.
 
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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

In Search of Our Fathers

Henry Louis Gates, Jr, investigates the family histories of Stephen King, Gloria Reuben, and Courtney B. Vance in the season premiere of Finding Your Roots, introducing them to relatives they never knew they had.

Tuesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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AMERICAN MASTERS

The Boomer List

Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers — one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964. Featuring Deepak Chopra, Samuel L. Jackson, Billy Joel, Steve Wozniak, and others.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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An all-American town in Long Island finds itself desperately seeking answers after a Latino man is killed in a hate crime. Learn how a group of teens – pumped with ideas, adrenaline, and aggression – became deputized to target the vulnerable.
 

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Repercussions from the Jonathan Martin/Richie Incognito incident continue to roll out. Our conversation explores how the intersection of sports and race influence our cultural notions of African American manhood.

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Text-Alerts for Students' Success

Schools are helping low income and first generation students transition to college, with the help of a few well-timed text messages.

Saturday at 10am and Thursday at 9pm on 89.7 WGBH

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Cape Ann Museum and Author Robert Hofler

Jared Bowen visits the Cape Ann Museum to review their $3.5 million renovations and sits down with author Robert Hofler to discuss his new book Sexplosion, about the entertainment industry from 1968 to 1973.

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Casino, Casino, Casino: The Week in Review

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission called Wynn Resorts' design for an Everett casino "atrocious" last week, and then directly awarded the company the sole license to build a Greater-Boston area resort casino. 

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