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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365611815/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As the highest vehicular tunnel in the world with an elevation of 11,155 feet, the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel is a massive engineering achievement. Armed with 150 security cameras and serving over 30,000 motorists per day, 365 days per year, the Tunnel runs as a well-oiled machine. However... /episodes/get/56759 /episode/56759 Gateway to the High Country /episode-player/56759

Marvel at the engineering achievement of Colorado's most famous and frequently used tunnel, the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel.

Air date:
Fri, 11/27/2015 (All day)
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365603645/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From 1910 through the 1950s, movie theaters served as social and community hubs for many Eastern Colorado towns. From original popcorn machines to 3D screens, discover how the theaters of the Eastern Plains continue to serve as community hubs. /episodes/get/56754 /episode/56754 Cinema on the Plains /episode-player/56754

Discover the glamorous Hollywood-style movie theatres that served as social hubs.

Air date:
Fri, 11/20/2015 - 02:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365603249/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nestled between the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the scenic San Luis Valley holds a rich history for South-Central Colorado. Travel to San Luis, founded in 1851. Step inside the Valley's beautifully preserved 19th Century churches. Explore the agricultural legacies from La Vega, an expansive... /episodes/get/56758 /episode/56758 The San Luis Valley /episode-player/56758

Examine the lasting impact of the cultural, artistic, and architectural contributions of "Colorado's First Town"

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Thu, 11/12/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365603226/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The turn of the 20th Century sparked a massive migration to American cities, leading to an increase in pollution, crime and disease. Inspired by the beautiful modern urban aesthetic displayed in Chicago's World Fair in 1893, Denver's Mayor Robert Speer sought to beautify the city's... /episodes/get/54428 /episode/54428 Speer & the City /episode-player/54428

Meet the controversial Mayor whose "City Beautiful" vision led to Denver's Civic Center Park and parkway system in the late 1890s.

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Thu, 11/05/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365595939/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Built by the Brantner Brothers in 1859, Four Mile House is the oldest standing structure in Denver, with a long history of female entrepreneurialism. In its early days, the house served as a store, restaurant, tavern and boarding house for travelers headed west along the Smokey Hill Trail. Meet the... /episodes/get/54735 /episode/54735 Last Stop 'til Denver /episode-player/54735

From Mary Cawker to Millie Booth, meet the pioneering women whose hard work and vision brought the oldest house in Denver to life.

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Thu, 10/29/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365590954/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On a warm day in an otherwise blustery and cold January 1906, the first "Western Live Stock Show" opened in Denver under a circus tent. The event welcomed thousands of stockmen from all across the American West to show-off their animals and trade stock. Discover how the Stock Show has... /episodes/get/56016 /episode/56016 National Western Stock Show /episode-player/56016

Discover the globally known event that has occurred annually since 1906.

Air date:
Thu, 10/22/2015 - 04:00
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