A Curator’s College Find Is Revisited in the New PBS Showcase ‘Civilizations’

A Curator’s College Find Is Revisited in the New PBS Showcase ‘Civilizations’

Nearly a half century since it first aired, under the name “Civilisation,” hosted by Kenneth Clark, public television’s cultural series is back—with the plural “s” added to its name to emphasize a far wider scope. Rather than being hosted by...
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Meet the Nomad Girl Who Hunts With a Golden Eagle

Meet the Nomad Girl Who Hunts With a Golden Eagle

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JFK’s Excellent Adventure: “Timeless,” Season 2, Episode 5 Recapped

JFK’s Excellent Adventure: “Timeless,” Season 2, Episode 5 Recapped

“Timeless” enters new territory this week. Instead of the adventure-of-the-week taking our heroes back in time, forcing them to adjust to the realities of the era, most of this week’s action takes place in the present day. The episode opens...
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How British Gun Manufacturers Changed the Industrial World Lock, Stock and Barrel

How British Gun Manufacturers Changed the Industrial World Lock, Stock and Barrel

For nearly 150 years, beginning in 1688 with the launch of the Nine Years’ War and stretching through the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, Great Britain engaged in a state of near-constant warfare. Sparring alternatively with France, Spain,...
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