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What's New Next Week? June 20, 2019

People's Liberation Army troops at start of Martial Law in Beijing, May 1989. Courtesy of Robin Munro.

 

Next week, GPB's original series Georgia Outdoors returns with a new episode looking at the impact of climate change on our state. Take a look below at what we've got coming up.

 

Georgia Outdoors: The Rising Sea - Wednesday, June 26 at 7 PM
In a brand new episode, The Rising Sea, host Sharon Collins explores the impact of climate change and sea level rise on Georgia. As part of the national public media initiative Peril & Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change, GPB is hosting a preview screening of this new episode of Georgia Outdoors  that will take place in our studios on Tuesday, June 25 at 7 PM. Executive Producer and Host Sharon Collins will be here to talk about the show, along with Dr. Brian Meyer from the Georgia State University Department of Geosciences. This event is free and open to the public, and we would love to have you join us! Click here to learn more and to register to attend. 
 
 
Antiques Roadshow: Vintage Reno - Monday, June 24 at 8 PM

Go “all in” on updated appraisals from the 2004 Antiques Roadshow in Reno, including a 1951 inscribed Lone Ranger mask, a 1954 Stevan Dohanos cover illustration, and a Cartier cigarette case from around 1910. Which item has doubled in value to $80,000? 

 

Reel South: Two Trains Running - Monday, June 24 at 9 PM

Set during the height of the civil rights movement, a band of blues hounds traveled to the Deep South to find two forgotten blues singers. Finding them would not be easy. There were few clues to their whereabouts. It was not even known for certain if they were still alive.  And Mississippi, that summer, was a tense and violent place. Featuring music from Gary Clark Jr., Lucinda Williams and more!

 

POV: The Gospel of Eureka - Monday, June 24 at 10 PM
The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and passion plays in an Arkansas town. With verve, humor and unfailing compassion, The Gospel of Eureka builds unexpected bridges between religious faith and sexual orientation.
 
 
Secrets of the Dead: World War Speed - Tuesday, June 25 at 8 PM

Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race.

 

Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party - Tuesday, June 25 at 9 PM

Uncover the true story of the seven-week period that changed China forever. On June 4, 1989, a violent and bloody pro-democracy demonstration ended, leaving thousands dead, and laying the foundation for China’s future.

 

Planning on tuning in next week? Let us know in the comments!