AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Last Days in Vietnam

As North Vietnamese forces were closing in on Saigon, 135,000 South Vietnamese escaped thanks to heroic Americans who took matters into their own hands. WGBH’s American Experience tells this gripping story in Rory Kennedy’s Oscar-nominated film.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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WGBH NEWS

MIT Scientists Warn Of U.S. 'Innovation Deficit'

The scientists say their key audience is candidates running for president.

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HISTORY

The Day the '60s Died

In 1970, National Guardsmen shot dead four unarmed students at Kent State University protesting the US invasion of Cambodia. Hear from the Americans at the heart of that wrenching cultural moment. 

Tuesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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BostonTalks: The Bicycle Revolution

Grab your friends and join us for WGBH’s take on happy hour — inspiring conversation plus wine and local craft brews. In May, we'll discuss the bicycle revolution.

Thursday, May 14, WGBH Studios, Boston

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A Celtic Sojourn at Boston Pops

Don't miss A Celtic Sojourn, hosted and curated by WGBH's Brian O'Donovan, with Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops Orchestra.

May 27 and 28, Symphony Hall, Boston

SOUNDSTAGE SPECIAL EVENT

Brian Wilson & Friends

The legendary Beach Boy, Brian Wilson, is back and bigger than ever, with a new concert featuring his biggest hits and songs from his latest album, "No Pier Pressure."

HIGH SCHOOL QUIZ SHOW

Acton-Boxborough vs. Hingham in the Quarterfinals

Acton-Boxborough and Hingham High Schools meet in the quarterfinals during this week's battle of the brains.

ARTS & DRAMA

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared sits down with Boston comedian Kelly MacFarland to discuss the 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival, running through April 26. Later, Jared visits the Concord Museum's exciting new exhibition, "The Art of Baseball."

BASIC BLACK

An Uncomfortable Truth

Henry Louis Gates is under fire after giving in to actor Ben Affleck's demand to leave out information about his slave holding ancestors on Gates' Finding Your Roots program. We'll explore what happens when a historical fact is an uncomfortable truth.

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