Ben Franklin's Balloons — Novahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365350513/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24314 http://wgby.org/episode/24314 Nova: Ben Franklin's Balloons /episode-player/24314
The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today's hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as the American ambassador. To explore this burst of innovation, NOVA re-creates key flights, including the world's first manned voyage on November 21, 1783.
Losing Iraq — Frontlinehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365297690/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/21682 http://wgby.org/episode/21682 Frontline: Losing Iraq /episode-player/21682
FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the film traces the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the current violence, showing how Iraq itself is coming undone, how we got here, what went wrong and what happens next.
Jacksonville, Hour 2 — Antiques Roadshowhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365345797/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24033 http://wgby.org/episode/24033 Antiques Roadshow: Jacksonville, Hour 2 /episode-player/24033
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW travels south to Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar head to the Norman Studios Silent Film Museum to discuss missing Richard E. Norman films. Highlights include a Laurel and Hardy "Swiss Miss" horn that was used as a prop in their 1930 film; a silver presentation cup, ca. 1780, that was gifted from Lafayette to Major General Nathaniel Greene during the Revolutionary War and is now valued at $25,000; and a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, ca.
Twin Sisters — Independent Lenshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365338330/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24261 http://wgby.org/episode/24261 Independent Lens: Twin Sisters /episode-player/24261
In China in 2003, twin babies Mia and Alexandra were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents - one from California and the other from Norway - meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters. The girls grow up knowing they have a twin living on the other side of the world.
The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Four — Masterpiecehttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365346168/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24229 http://wgby.org/episode/24229 Masterpiece: The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Four /episode-player/24229
Every fairy tale has its sequel. On the brink of happiness at the end of last season, retail genius John Moray and his "little champion," Denise, find true love a bumpy ride indeed, as Katherine and her new husband scheme to wreck their lives. Joanna Vanderham stars as Denise with Emun Elliott as Moray, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine and Ben Daniels as Katherine's moody, malevolent spouse. Denise faces her first personnel problem, while Moray sets a desperate plan in motion. Myrtle also confronts a crisis.
full episode Oct. 20, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365350696/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24263 http://wgby.org/episode/24263 PBS NewsHour: full episode Oct. 20, 2014 /episode-player/24263
PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 20, 2014
full episode Oct. 21, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365351505/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24290 http://wgby.org/episode/24290 PBS NewsHour: full episode Oct. 21, 2014 /episode-player/24290
PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 21, 2014
full episode Oct. 22, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365352653/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24319 http://wgby.org/episode/24319 PBS NewsHour: full episode Oct. 22, 2014 /episode-player/24319
PBS NewsHour full episode for Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
full episode Oct. 23, 2014 — PBS NewsHourhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365353407/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24351 http://wgby.org/episode/24351 PBS NewsHour: full episode Oct. 23, 2014 /episode-player/24351
PBS NewsHour full episode for Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Monday, October 20, 2014 — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365349618/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24264 http://wgby.org/episode/24264 Connecting Point: Monday, October 20, 2014 /episode-player/24264
The Womens Health Ctr at the VA Hospital in Leeds treats Military Sexual Trauma; New bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield The Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski discusses his vision for the Diocese; Vet & Springfield VA Deputy Director on her experience in combat & the role of women in the service; Mason Square Boxing Coach Rupert Daniel.
The State We're In: Scott Lively (Oct. 19, 2014) — Connecting Pointhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365349121/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/25623 http://wgby.org/episode/25623 Connecting Point: The State We're In: Scott Lively (Oct. 19, 2014) /episode-player/25623
Independent candidate for Governor Rev. Scott Lively discusses his views in the race.
Full Episode — Things That Go Bump in the Nighthttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2322853801/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24105 http://wgby.org/episode/24105 Things That Go Bump in the Night: Full Episode /episode-player/24105
THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT details some of New England's most bone-chilling stories, myths and legends. Interviews with local authors and experts, along with personal accounts, reveal tales of the supernatural, the unexplained and the mysterious.
The Charlestown 2014 House | A Bridge to Charlestown — This Old Househttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365346904/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24273 http://wgby.org/episode/24273 This Old House: The Charlestown 2014 House | A Bridge to Charlestown /episode-player/24273
Richard talks with Ted Zoli, structural engineer on one of Charlestown's most iconic structures, the Zakim Bridge. At the project house, the front of the building is obscured by scaffolding - it will be used to replace the failing asphalt roof and to build the dormer. Inside, Tom shows Kevin how he'll modify the old chimney for the new gas fireplace units, and they see the framing progress, including the bump out for the breakfast area. The third floor master suite is framed up, except the dormer, still in regulatory limbo.
Inspector Lewis, Season 7: Beyond Good and Evil — Masterpiece Mystery!http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365346224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24230 http://wgby.org/episode/24230 Masterpiece Mystery!: Inspector Lewis, Season 7: Beyond Good and Evil /episode-player/24230
Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox return for a seventh season of the Inspector Lewis series. Hathaway has been promoted to inspector after an extended break from the force, and Lewis is enjoying retired life, until he's asked to team up with his old colleague again. With their partnership renewed under altered circumstances, the duo continues to solve crime in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford. A coproduction of ITV Studios and MASTERPIECE.
The Melting Pot — Finding Your Rootshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365345749/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24295 http://wgby.org/episode/24295 Finding Your Roots: The Melting Pot /episode-player/24295
Three celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives - and America's cuisine.
Women in War — Makers: Women Who Make Americahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365350996/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24296 http://wgby.org/episode/24296 Makers: Women Who Make America: Women in War /episode-player/24296
Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war.
Glass — How We Got to Nowhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365351977/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24323 http://wgby.org/episode/24323 How We Got to Now: Glass /episode-player/24323
Johnson considers how the invention of the mirror gave rise to the Renaissance, how glass lenses allow us to reveal worlds within worlds and how, deep beneath the ocean, glass is essential to communication. He learns about the daring exploits of glassmakers who were forced to work under threat of the death penalty, a physics teacher who liked to fire molten glass from a crossbow and a scientist whose tinkering with a glass lens allowed 600 million people to see a man set foot on the moon.
Western Massachusetts Media Consortium Gubernatorial Debate — WGBY Specialshttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365334380/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24094 http://wgby.org/episode/24094 WGBY Specials: Western Massachusetts Media Consortium Gubernatorial Debate /episode-player/24094
Jim Madigan moderates a live, one-hour debate with Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates
The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess from the San Francisco Opera — The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Operahttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365348853/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24171 http://wgby.org/episode/24171 The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera: The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess from the San Francisco Opera /episode-player/24171
This production of Porgy and BessSM from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John DeMain conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this American musical theater staple about an African-American community on Catfish Row in coastal South Carolina. Porgy and Bess SM is based on the play by Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, with music by George Gershwin including the celebrated jazz standard "Summertime."
1st Hampden - Hampshire Senate Race:Connecting Point Special — A Connecting Point Election Specialhttp://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365340091/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false/episodes/get/24767 http://wgby.org/episode/24767 A Connecting Point Election Special: 1st Hampden - Hampshire Senate Race:Connecting Point Special /episode-player/24767
Episode Description: Independent candidate for Governor Rev. Scott Lively discusses his views on issues in the race including his positions on education, abortion, gay rights, same sex marriage and more.
As our service members transition out of the military, readjusting to civilian life can present significant stress. Finding and connecting with the right support and services can be overwhelming and that’s a challenge for all of us.
A new locally produced documentary coming in November, about a collaboration between Mt Holyoke College and a Springfield Charter School to teach philosophy to second graders.
Entries for Season 5 of Together in Song are now open. Apply by November 24 to appear on New England's favorite choral show!