Conclusion. How many families sought refuge from the Great Plains in California; and how government-led conservation efforts worked in conjunction with a break in the drought in 1939 to stabilize the soil and inject new life into farms.
TV: Tuesday, April 30 @ 7:00 p.m.
Undocumented immigrants who died while crossing the border between Mexico and Arizona are the focus of this documentary, which features the Pima County, Ariz., medical examiners who work to identify their remains; and Border Patrol agents.
TV: Monday, April 29 @ 9:00 p.m.
The community prepares for the annual summer fête, which is slated to feature a baby show with a celebrity judge. In other events, Jenny meets an impoverished mother of eight who fears that she may soon have another mouth to feed.
TV: Sunday, April 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
Twelve actors with the Acting Company travel on a cramped bus to communities where theatre and theatre-arts education is limited or non-existent to perform classical productions. Included: remarks from Acting Company alums Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson and Harriet Sansom Harris
TV: Saturday, April 27 @ 9:00 p.m.
A production of the Rodgers-Hammerstein musical “Carousel,” about an ill-fated romance between a millworker (Kelli O’Hara) and carousel barker (Nathan Gunn). Songs include “If I Loved You,” “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”
TV: Friday, April 26 @ 9:30 p.m.
A look at female military veterans as they struggle with PTSD, sexual assault and inadequate medical care.
TV: Thursday, April 25 @ 8:00 p.m.
Part 3 of 4. The creatures of the Mesozoic Era are recalled. Many were large. Fossil evidence, for instance, shows long-necked plesiosaurs snacked on shelled cephalopods that were the size of truck tires. There was also the Kronosaurus.
TV: Wednesday, April 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
Part 1 of a two-part documentary detailing the environmental catastrophe that destroyed the farmlands of the Great Plains and caused massive dust storms during the 1930s. Firsthand stories of survivors, photos and film footage chronicle the era.
TV: Tuesday, April 23 @ 7:00 p.m.
A chronicle of the first year in office of Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who undertakes a campaign to raise awareness about the catastrophic consequences of global warming, culminating in a trip to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit.
TV: Monday, April 22 @ 9:00 p.m.
Jenny and Sister Evangelina help with the birth of a baby with spina bifida. In other events, an acquaintance of Chummy’s arrives at Nonnatus House and soon becomes smitten with Jane.
TV: Sunday, April 21 @ 7:00 p.m.
Examining various forms of energy that have been prominently portrayed in Hollywood movies, including geysers and plutonium.
TV: Saturday, April 20 @ 9:00 p.m.
Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe performs songs made famous by the iconic Kate Smith (1907-86).
TV: Friday, April 19 @ 9:30 p.m.
The story of the Frieder brothers, Cincinnati businessmen who owned a cigar factory in pre-WWII Manila, and how they helped 1200 Jews escape Nazi Germany and settle in the Philippines. The plan required the help of Manuel Quezon, the Filipino president at the time; Paul McNutt, the U.S. high commissioner of the Philippines; and an Army colonel named Dwight Eisenhower.
TV: Thursday, April 18 @ 8:00 p.m.
Join British journalist and physician Michael Mosley to uncover the secret life of the human digestive tract in this eye-opening and detailed exploration of a part of the body we seldom see. Enter the strange and mysterious world of the human stomach!
TV: Wednesday, April 17 @ 9:00 p.m.
A celebration of the Memphis soul music of the mid- to late-1960s. Performers include Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake.
TV: Tuesday, April 16 @ 7:00 p.m.
Examining the evolution of Wonder Woman and other female superheroes, whose depictions through the decades have often mirrored societal anxieties about strong women. The film features Lynda Carter (“Wonder Woman”) and Lindsay Wagner (“The Bionic Woman”).
TV: Monday, April 15 @ 9:00 p.m.
Jenny is transferred to a short-staffed hospital, where she finds herself assigned to the male surgical ward and working with an intimidating surgeon. Meanwhile, in Jenny’s absence, new arrival Jane helps out at Nonnatus House.
TV: Sunday, April 14 @ 7:00 p.m.
The role that radio played in making music stars is recalled in the Season 3 finale, which features clips of such classic entertainers as Bing Crosby, Cab Calloway and Kate Smith.
TV: Saturday, April 13 @ 9:00 p.m.
Classical crossover star Josh Groban performs selections from his 2013 album “All That Echoes” in this concert from the Allen Room at Lincoln Center.
TV: Friday, April 12 @ 9:30 p.m.